Category Archives: Yamazaki

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Old & Rare: Suntory The Owner’s Cask

The Suntory Owner’s Cask bottlings are a legendary, old and rare collection of single cask releases that was created to allow private investors to buy a cask of their very own Japanese whisky from the Yamazaki or Hakushu distilleries. This was the very first time people could get their hands on a whole cask of […]

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What’s New In Japanese Whisky?

A lot has happened in Japan in the past couple of weeks, with some good news and some very sad news indeed. Today, we’re kicking-off a monthly whisky news series, where we’ll be giving you a brief round up of everything that has been going on, so that you can keep up to date with […]

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The Best Japanese Whiskies of 2022 So Far…

We’re about halfway through 2022 and in recent months we’ve started seeing some fantastic releases from Japan’s newer and legendary distilleries alike. With that in mind, we felt like this might be a good time to round up the best releases of the year to date. Each of these unique whiskies has been painstakingly created […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Essence of Suntory Volume 5: Malt Mania Released

Since its introduction in 2018, the Essence of Suntory series has been hugely popular with Japanese whisky lovers around the world. The four volumes released thus far have offered a fresh, unique take on Japanese whisky, bringing everything from Spanish oak matured Yamazaki to a delicious take on rice whisky. It’s this exciting, eclectic approach […]

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The Best Japanese Whisky Releases Of 2021 So Far

We’re now well over half way through 2021 and Autumn will soon be rolling in. With that in mind, now seems like the perfect time to look back at the best Japanese whisky releases of the year so far.  In recent years, the Japanese whisky landscape has experienced some significant changes, with the introduction of […]

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dekanta 6th Anniversary Feature: Yamazaki Distiller’s Reserve

It’s dekanta’s 6th Anniversary and we’re celebrating by featuring one of our favourite Japanese whiskies every day until June 12th. Yesterday, we looked at the superb Hibiki Harmony – a whisky with no-age-statement but a lot of character – and if you missed that you can catch up right here. Today, we’re looking at another […]

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Suntory Announces New Yamazaki & Hibiki Single Malts

In the first major Japanese whisky news of 2021, Suntory announced that they are launching two brand new expressions in their Yamazaki and Hibiki ranges – The Yamazaki Limited Edition 2021 and the Hibiki Blossom Harmony 2021. Whisky fans the world over will be delighted to know that both of these exciting new whiskies contain […]

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Japanese Whisky and Autumn Food Pairing

What is the solution to these colder days and longer nights? Eating. Eating Japanese. Eating and, if it’s something you enjoy, drinking. And if you enjoy eating AND you enjoy drinking Japanese whisky then wait till you try pairing food with that whisky. It will perk up your autumn no bother. Pairing Cuisine with Whisky […]