Hibiki 17 year-old

Merry belated Christmas to you all! Hope you all enjoyed the holiday and are looking forward to ringing in a New Year this week. For Christmas I was lucky enough to get Japanese whisky Nikka Coffey Grain as a gift so, I have Japanese whisky on mind and have decided to end my 2015 blogging…

Nikka – Taketsuru 17 year-old and 21 year-old Pure Malt

When I think of Sake, I think Japan. When I think of whisky, I think Scotland, Ireland and yes, Japan. Among all the new countries revolutionizing the world of whisky, Japan has become a giant in the trade. My favorite so far, Nikka Coffey Grain Whisky, and that still holds true even after tasting the…

2014 Holiday Gift Guide – Bourbon/Whiskey and Whisky

Time is flying by and if you are like me, I am certain you are trying to think of ideas for those last-minute holiday gifts you may still need to buy. Well, I am here to help! Looking through all the 119 posts I’ve posted since I first started blogging I’ve come up with a…

Nikka – Taketsuru 12 year-old Pure Malt

It was back in February of this year that I was first introduced to the Japanese whisky, Nikka Coffey Grain and let me tell you, Japanese whiskies still continue to impress me. The Nikka Coffey Grain is by far one of my favorite Japanese whiskies, however most recently I had the 12 year-old Taketsuru Pure…

Nikka Coffey Grain Whisky

In my Japanese whisky tasting experience, Nikka Coffey Grain whisky is only the third Japanese whisky I have sampled. I got the opportunity to taste this whisky after ordering a Japanese whisky flight while out with friends. Nikka is a big Japanese whisky producer which first established its distillery in 1934 by Masataka Taketsuru. Taketsuru…