Category Archives: Hibiki

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The Top 3 Japanese Whisky-Loving Dads

Father’s day is almost here, kicking off on Sunday the 18th of June. There are many great gifts to get your dad this year, the obvious and best choice being a bottle of great Japanese whisky. While the whisky world is changing, and becoming more popular across a wider age range in the population, the […]

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Japan Takes Whisky To New Heights

When you think of the great whisky-producing regions, rugged mountains are always a part of the scene: cool mountain air; a stiff breeze to fill your lungs; a sense of adventure. When it comes to distilling at altitude, there is one country that is quite literally head and shoulders above the rest, and that country […]

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The Recipe for a Perfect Valentine’s Day: Japanese Whisky & Chocolate

Valentine’s Day is near and romance is in the air! Valentine’s Day in  Japan is a special event filled with love and affection, during which department stores showcase their best chocolates and Valentine’s Day gifts. From simple $5 heart-shaped chocolate boxes to more pricey chocolate sets featuring artistic and beautiful confectionary creations, Japan does it […]

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Whisky News: Japanese Whisky Awards for 2016

Part of the prestigious World Drinks Awards program, the World Whiskies Awards take place on 30 March 2017 and are a highlight of the whisky industry calendar. Every year, prominent whisky associations and reviewers gather to celebrate quality whiskies from all over the world. Taste and Design are the two main factors that help the […]

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Gift Guide: Suntory Whisky for Musicians/Music Lovers

Here at dekantā, during the holiday season, we’re putting together our gift guides of our favourite whiskies, to help you whisky lovers source the perfect present for an important person in your life.  In our gift guide today, we’re going to introduce several Suntory Japanese whiskies stored in musical instruments, making them wonderful gifts for […]

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Japanese Whisky Budget Series: Under $1,000

We’re reaching to our more affordable Japanese whiskies that you can buy for any occasion or just for yourself! Featuring an extensive collection of fine Japanese liquor, this special blog post from the Japanese Whisky Budget Series lists the 20 exciting whiskies to try that are under $1,000. Hanshin Tigers Whisky Aged 12 Years Price: […]

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Whisky Gift Guide: Japanese Whisky in Beautiful Ceramic and Porcelain Decanters

For storage and display, ceramic or porcelain-made decanters are a popular choice for Japanese whiskies. Many whisky companies release limited editions of whiskies in rare bottles for special occasions from holidays to commemorations. Perfect as a holiday gift, these beautiful whisky bottles are more than just their exteriors. Check out this list of luxurious liquor […]

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Japanese Whisky Budget Series: $2,000 to $7,000

Here’s our next part to the Japanese Whisky Budget Series, and we’re featuring Japanese whiskies that have a price tag between $2,000 to $7,000. You’ll find that many of these whiskies are from closed distilleries, so they’re extremely rare, hence the rather high price on these bottles. But, if you want to have a one-of-a-kind […]

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Most Expensive Japanese Whisky in the World 2016

Have you ever wondered what the most expensive Japanese whisky were? We’ve compiled a list of the most pricey ones here, so get ready to make your jaw drop with these mind-blowing prices! But trust us – they’re well worth the investment. Yamazaki 50-Year-Old Single Malt 2005 Release Price: $133,999.99 As the first edition of […]