Category Archives: Rare Whisky

Fukuoka Whisky Talk 2017 – The Highlights

On June 18th, during the height of summer, on Japan’s most southerly island, Kyushu, the annual Fukuoka Whisky Talk festival was held. The city of Fukuoka is known for many things: The infamous Hakata ramen; its exciting nightlife; and many wonderful luxurious, underground bars. While the largest concentration of whisky events throughout the year are […]

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 […]

Bar Zoetrope – A Japanese Whisky Haven In Tokyo

Many of the things that make Japan so wonderful and authentic are also the things that can make it a little difficult for visitors to get around the country. Signs and menus are usually in Japanese, and fluent English speakers are a rare occurrence. For this reason we’ve decided to point you guys in the […]

Dekanta’s 2nd Anniversary Week – The Future Looks Bright

Two years ago today, on June 3rd, our company launched and started spreading joy (in the form of Japanese whisky) around the world. It’s been a hell of a ride and tough at times, but it’s all been worth it, as our team here at dekanta have had a front row seat watching Japanese whisky […]

Dekanta’s 2nd Anniversary Week – Japanese Whisky History In Bulletpoints

Our 2nd anniversary week is well underway, and we hope you are having as much fun as we are! In case you missed the news, the week between the 27th of May and the 3rd of June will feature many sales and discounts on different distilleries each day. We will be giving away over $1,000 […]

Tokyo International BarShow 2017 – Everything You Need To Know

It was raining on the 13th of May, Saturday morning, but that wasn’t enough to stop the hordes of whisky fans from getting to the Tokyo International BarShow 2017. Umbrellas started to queue a few hours before kick-off, and we were ushered into the main hall at exactly 11.00 am, a feat which demonstrated the […]

Chichibu Turns Heads At The Spirit Of Speyside

The Spirit of Speyside whisky festival is the biggest one of its kind. It’s understandable, as over half of Scotland’s whisky distilleries, and some of the most world-renowned, reside in the Speyside region, giving the event a lot of great whisky to present and introduce to the whisky world. This year the event ran from […]

Yamazaki Unveils 2017 Limited Edition

If you’ve heard of Japanese single malt whisky, then you’ve heard of the Yamazaki distillery. It’s one of the oldest distilleries in Japan, and is owned by the global drinks giant, Suntory. We’re understandably excited for Yamazaki’s 2017 Limited Edition bottling, but first we’d like to introduce you to this very exclusive and highly anticipated […]

Chichibu Distillery: A Timeless Story

The story of the Chichibu distillery is a romantic and hopeful one to say the least, with all the ups and downs, and sadness and happiness that comes with any tale worth telling. It begins a long time ago. Owned and run by the Akuto family, the Hanyu distillery was founded during the 17th century, […]