Category Archives: Miyagikyo

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Nikka Set To Release Two New Single Malts

With the on-going boom in Japanese whisky and the resultant lack of supply of new expressions from the big producers, we’ve not heard a whole lot from legendary Japanese whisky maker, Nikka, in recent times. Their core range has been in short supply, and we haven’t seen a new whisky from them since their Apple […]

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dekanta 6th Anniversary Feature: Nikka Coffey Malt

Happy Monday everybody! What better way to kick off the week than by looking at another of our favourite Japanese whiskies. Yesterday we talked about the Taketsuru 17 Year Old – a tremendous blended whisky from Nikka – and if you missed that you can catch up by clicking here. Today, we’re looking at another […]

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Christmas Countdown Day 2 – The Nikka Session

There’s just one more full day until Santa arrives with lots of whisky for us to enjoy with family and friends while we share in the pleasures of Christmas Turkey with all the trimmings, but before that, we have two more of our favourite new releases for 2020 to look at! Today, it’s another excellent […]

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The Best Japanese Whisky Of 2020

2020 has been one of the most difficult and eventful years in recent memory, with the Covid-19 pandemic sweeping the globe and turning our day-to-day lives upside down. It has thrown up challenges that no one ever saw coming; from being locked in our homes week after week; to learning to enjoy socially distanced meetings […]

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Nikka Launch World Blended Whisky – The Nikka Session

This week, we’re delighted to welcome a brand new expression from Japanese whisky legends, Nikka, into our online store, and we have to say, this is one of the most promising releases from the drinks giant in recent years.  Plagued by the on-going whisky shortage, Nikka have struggled to keep up with demand for their […]

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Dekanta 5th Anniversary Countdown Day 3 – Nikka Miyagikyo

It’s Day 3 of our 10 day dekanta anniversary countdown, and today we’re honouring one of Nikka’s two distilleries. Yesterday, we looked at Nagahama (if you missed that you can catch up right here), and we hope you all grabbed yourself a nice bottle at a discounted price.  Today, we’re looking at Nikka Miyagikyo, the […]

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Inside The Nikka Coffey Gin & Vodka Distillation

Shortly after the release of the Nikka Coffey gin and Coffey vodka this summer, the company has revealed details on the distillation procedures of the two products. This comes as a surprise, as the major drinks companies in Japan usually keep their methods secret, due to the strong competition between the giants, Suntory, Nikka, and Kirin, […]