Category Archives: Nikka

Nikka Announces Return Of Yoichi 10 Year Old

Japanese whisky fans around the globe will be delighted to hear that drinks giant, Nikka, responsible for whisky from the Yoichi and Miyagikyo Distilleries, as well as world blended expressions including the hugely popular Nikka From The Barrel, have just announced the return of one of their finest age statement whiskies – the Yoichi 10 […]


The Best Japanese Whisky For Highballs

In recent times, the Japanese Highball has been gaining much attention and notoriety around the world, having been a staple in Japan for some time. This simple, yet elegant cocktail, created by carefully mixing whisky, soda and ice, is served by the thousands in Tokyo, Osaka and other hubs around Japan as revelers enjoy their […]

Transient Tones For Timeless Spirits: Behind the Scenes

Earlier today, we were delighted to unveil our latest endeavour: Transient Tones For Timeless Spirits – A dekanta LP and we are confident that you’ll enjoy this epic boxset as much as we enjoyed creating it. If you haven’t heard about this superb new sensory experience yet, click here to find out more. Now, in […]


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 […]


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 […]


dekanta 6th Anniversary Feature: Taketsuru Pure Malt 17 Year Old

The dekanta 6th Anniversary celebrations are rolling on and today we’re looking at another of our favourite Japanese whiskies. Yesterday, we delved into the Yamazaki Distiller’s Reserve, and if you missed that you can catch up by clicking here.  Today, it’s an exceptional blend from Japanese whisky giant, Nikka. The company operates two hugely successful […]


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 […]


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 […]