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Karuizawa 1964 48 year old Japanese Whisky (57.7%)

on February 12th, 2013 in Editorial, Japanese, Single Malt Whisky by dan | 9 Comments

Here is some breaking news from the world of high end Whiskies, and I am sure that this will be music to the ears of whisky investors. Wealth solutions, in conjunction with One Drinks Co is releasing an Old rare Whisky the likes of which you rarely see. Read on…

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Ichiro’s Malt 1986 King of Hearts (55.4%)

on May 8th, 2011 in Japanese, Pictures, Single Malt Whisky by James | 2 Comments

If you are reading this then I thank you for your support and interest. Although Dan and I have only really made a ‘soft’ launch of this blog we have already had a fantastic response. It is almost overwhelming how helpful and friendly both people in and outside the industry…

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Yoichi 12 Review

on April 29th, 2011 in Japanese, Single Malt Whisky by dan | No Comments

In case you hadn’t noticed we at Whisky Times have acquired a taste for Japanese Whisky. It seems, having done some research that the main Japanese Brands to try are Suntory Yamaki, Yoichi, and Ichiro’s. Google Yoichi and you get a variety of interesting things: Nasu no Yoichi: A Famous…

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Types of whisky from our first month online

on April 12th, 2011 in Irish, Japanese, Scottish, Single Malt Whisky, Spirits by dan | No Comments

Whisky is NOT a flavour, rather it’s a base for all kinds of flavours and smells from all over the world. Get Stuck in, there is literally a whole world out there to explore. There you have it! I opened with an outragous overarching statement about whisky POW! As part…

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For relaxing times, Suntory times

on April 2nd, 2011 in Japanese, Single Malt Whisky by James | 1 Comment

While Suntory produce some of Japans finest single malt and blended whiskys their advertisement campaigns are a lot less spectacular. Most are unintentionally funny and creepy, check out Keanu Reeves epic basin haircut. “Whoa” Sean, a traitor to Scottish Whisky Everything became clear after watching this Recommend on Facebook Share…

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Suntory Yamazaki 18 (43%)

on April 1st, 2011 in Japanese, Pictures, Single Malt Whisky by James | 3 Comments

My beautiful wife was on business in London recently and happened to be a couple of doors down from the Whiskyshop. I received an excitable phone call from Carolyn informing me about the shop and asking if I would like a small gift! Without any thought and hesitation I asked…

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Suntory Yamazaki Sherry Cask (48%)

on March 12th, 2011 in Japanese, Pictures by James | No Comments

What Suntory Yamazaki says The sherry cask that has matured your Yamazaki Sherry cask was made from Spanish oak. We go directly to northern Spain where we scour the forests in search of just the right oak trees. Once local coopers finish making the casks to Suntory’s exact specifications, they…

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Suntory Yamazaki 10 Year Old (40%)

on March 10th, 2011 in Japanese, Pictures, Single Malt Whisky by James | No Comments

For me this is where it all started. The first Single Malt I plucked up the courage to invest £30 into. While on an incredibly muddy walk with my wife and Beagle puppy we started talking spirits. Discussing the “bog standard” classics, their flavours and what they reminded you of….

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