Category Archives: Nikka

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Japan Style Hallowe’en Cocktails

Nikka Persimmon Old Fashioned The grandfather of all cocktails meets the Japanese way of life. Persimmons, sometimes also known as sharon fruit, are a staple autumn fruit in Japan and make a flavourful twist to the traditional orange you would use to garnish an old-fashioned. Oranges are the Westerners’ fruit; bold colours and a very strong […]

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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 Anniversary Countdown Day 5 – Nikka Yoichi

It’s Day 5 of our 10 day dekanta anniversary countdown, and today we’re honouring Nikka’s frst distillery. Yesterday, we looked at Hakushu (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 the Yoichi distillery, built in […]

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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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What’s To Come From Japanese Whisky In 2020

Despite the on-going whisky shortage, 2019 was a rather successful year for Japanese whisky. A number of huge milestones were celebrated, some great new expressions hit the market and Japanese whiskies scooped yet more awards on the international stage. Looking back, it was actually better than just “rather successful” and it was a privilege to […]