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Brands and Distilleries : Kirin

Issue 118 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 118

Best whiskies in the world.

 

Kirin

Kirin 18 Years Old
Single Malt - Japan - 43.00%
7 Pretty, light in body, with the smoky/savoury element providing interest.

Whisky Magazine - Recommended - Winner

Kirin 18 Years Old, Fuji-Sanroku
Single Malt - Japan - 43.00%
8 For those who like cider rather sour than sweet! interesting combination for a whisky cooler. A refreshing aperitif.

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Four Roses has thrived since it was bought by Japanese brewer Kirin. Stuart MacLean Ramsay found out why.

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In the shadow of Mount Fuji (Gotemba)
Gotemba Distillery enjoys special status in Japan. Dave Broom visited it

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American's shooting star
To paraphase an old music expression, it's climbing the drinks chart with a Bulleit.Charles Cowdery on the latest bourbon success

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Battle at Wounded Knee
Michael Jackson survives ot wonder about Jonnie Walker

December 2003, Issue 36, page 11

The End of Days
Dave Broomjoins the final group to visit this much loved Japanese distillery

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The state of Japan
For this issue's round table we hand over to Dave Broom, who recently hosted a live debate in Japan with representatives of three leading companies. This is his summary of that event

July 2006, Issue 57, page 16

A true boon in Kentucky
The Kentucky Bourbon Festival is one of the year's whiskey highlights. Damian Riley-Smith brought back a suitcase full of fond memories

March 2003, Issue 29, page 24

Big in Japan
Whisky Live Japan goes from strength to strength and is getting weirder as it does so. Marcin Miller mixes it with Tokyo's finest

March 2003, Issue 29, page 20

A special relationship
Michael Jackson takes a reflective look at Japan, Scotland and whisky

November 2001, Issue 19, page 24

4 Roses blooming
As most American whiskeys look overseas for new drinkers, Four Roses finds its growth back home. Charles Cowdery investigates.

July 2008, Issue 73, page 14

Rising spirits
Bourbon is not only continuing its growth in profitability but is carving out a new premium image for itself. Dominic Roskrow reports

January 2007, Issue 61, page 18

Heart of Oak
Chris Bunting visits Japan's most maritime distillery.

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Future Casting
Our experts open their almanacs and explore the challenges facing the industry in 2011

January 2011, Issue 93, page 6

Land of the rising sun
Dave Broom gives us his tips on places to go when in Japan.

November 2007, Issue 67, page 40

In search of the world's best whiskies
This is the third time we have held the Best of the Best. But as Dominic Roskrow reports, this is the biggest and most ambitious attempt yet to find the world's best whiskies

March 2005, Issue 46, page 18

FindingNemo
ThefifthWhiskyLiveinJapannotonlyattractedasell-outcrowd,butitwasamajorsuccesstoo.MarcinMillerreports

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