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Nikka Introduces Coffey Gin and Coffey Vodka

Nikka Introduces Coffey Gin and Coffey Vodka

Here’s some exciting news. The Nikka Whisky Distilling Company, known for producing some delightful Japanese whiskies, will soon be introducing a gin and vodka. Dubbed Nikka Coffey Gin and Nikka Coffey Vodka, the new spirits will be distributed by Anchor Distilling Company and hit shelves this fall. To be clear,…read more →

Nikka Coffey Malt Whisky Review

Nikka Coffey Malt Whisky Review

Nikka Coffey Malt is not just a poorly translated spelling of “coffee.” (It’s a common question–you’d be surprised.) Instead, it refers to Aeneas Coffey, whose 1930s continuous-still design significantly impacted distilling, and whose eponymous work can be found at Nikka Whisky Company’s Miyagikyo distillery in Sendai, Japan. Nikka Coffey Malt…read more →

Masataka Taketsuru and Nikka Japanese Whisky

Masataka Taketsuru and Nikka Japanese Whisky

We’ve spent time detailing the origins of Suntory, the beverage giant that pioneered Japanese whisky and introduced it to the Western world. Now let’s look at a figurehead whose passion was not profitability, but the perfection of his individual craft and the effect it had on the world around him. I’m speaking of Masataka Taketsuru…read more →

Anchor Distilling Introduces Four New Japanese Whiskies

Anchor Distilling Introduces Four New Japanese Whiskies

Late last year, we reported that Anchor Distilling brought Nikka Japanese Whisky to the U.S. market. Namely, the Yoichi Single Malt 15YO and the Taketsuru Pure Malt 12YO. Well, these guys are at it again. This time, Anchor and Nikka are bringing four new whiskies stateside. Each one is an…read more →