59 min

Japanese Whisky: So Hot Right Now Dram Fine

    • Food

It's about time we took a trip out of Scotland and try something a bit different, so why not get into the absolute phenomenon that is Japanese Whisky. We take a look into the history of Japanese whisky making, key players in the industry and the rapid rise of Japanese whisky in the global market.

We also try some amazing whisky during the episode, The Kujira 10 and the Shinobu Blend!

Recommended Reading: Whisky Rising - The Definitive Guide to the Finest Whiskies and Distillers of Japan
By Stefan Van Eycken

Show Notes


2:57 - Whisky News!!!
4:09 - Intro to the featured Whiskies
4:44 - Pam drops a bomb
5:45 - Intro to Topic
8:27 - Matthew Perry and  the beginning Western Liquor in Japan 
8:30 - let the Chandler jokes commence
14:30 - Introduction to Japanese Whisky Legends
28:49 - First Thirst Impression: Shinobu Blend
35:00 - 1940's to 1980's
38:00 - How Japanese Whisky got it's groove back
39:58 - Japanese highballs
48:08 - How to make a highball
52:00 - 2nd Thirst Impression

It's about time we took a trip out of Scotland and try something a bit different, so why not get into the absolute phenomenon that is Japanese Whisky. We take a look into the history of Japanese whisky making, key players in the industry and the rapid rise of Japanese whisky in the global market.

We also try some amazing whisky during the episode, The Kujira 10 and the Shinobu Blend!

Recommended Reading: Whisky Rising - The Definitive Guide to the Finest Whiskies and Distillers of Japan
By Stefan Van Eycken

Show Notes


2:57 - Whisky News!!!
4:09 - Intro to the featured Whiskies
4:44 - Pam drops a bomb
5:45 - Intro to Topic
8:27 - Matthew Perry and  the beginning Western Liquor in Japan 
8:30 - let the Chandler jokes commence
14:30 - Introduction to Japanese Whisky Legends
28:49 - First Thirst Impression: Shinobu Blend
35:00 - 1940's to 1980's
38:00 - How Japanese Whisky got it's groove back
39:58 - Japanese highballs
48:08 - How to make a highball
52:00 - 2nd Thirst Impression

59 min