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Spirits & Cocktails

Shochu: Is the Japanese spirit lost in translation?

BrewDog may have just launched a shochu of its own but with many different styles, flavour profiles, serving methods and more, the Japanese spirit still has its work cut out to become a category on the rise

Spirits & Cocktails

Brewdog produces Inugami Shochu to introduce UK drinkers to the category

The Scottish craft beer and spirits producer Brewdog has unveiled its very own take on the national spirit of Japan.

Beer & Cider

Yeastie Boys create a beer for Japanese restaurants

The indie brewery has joined forces with Japanese food producer Zen-Noh to create Komé Biru - a ‘craft pale ale’ for Japanese restaurants.

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Saké & beyond: Discovering Japan at Imbibe Live

Japan is bringing a wealth of drinks at Imbibe Live this year: from saké and shochu, to awamori, wine and gin.

Spirits & Cocktails

Mizunara-matured Japanese blends sail for the UK

Japanese whisky is like gold dust nowadays, but mizunara-aged whisky? That’s as rare as ambergris.So you may be intrigued to learn that Kaiyo, a new b

News

Direct from Okinawa: Awamori launches in the UK at Imbibe Live

Japan’s oldest spirit made its debut in the UK on the first day of Imbibe Live.Awamori is distilled from rice, and ranges in strength from 25% to 65%

Imbibe Live

Imbibe Live to feature Japanese Pavilion for the first time

For the first time in Imbibe Live history, Europe's largest on-trade drinks exhibition will feature an area called the Japanese Pavilion, organised by

Spirits & Cocktails

Suntory brings its blended whisky Toki to the UK

Japanese whisky giant Suntory has finally brought Toki, its newest blended whisky product, to the UK following its launch in the US in 2016.Made with

Spirits & Cocktails

Mizunara-matured Japanese blends sail for the UK

Japanese whisky is like gold dust nowadays, but mizunara-aged whisky? That’s as rare as ambergris.So you may be intrigued to learn that Kaiyo, a new b

News

Direct from Okinawa: Awamori launches in the UK at Imbibe Live

Japan’s oldest spirit made its debut in the UK on the first day of Imbibe Live.Awamori is distilled from rice, and ranges in strength from 25% to 65%

Imbibe Live

Imbibe Live to feature Japanese Pavilion for the first time

For the first time in Imbibe Live history, Europe's largest on-trade drinks exhibition will feature an area called the Japanese Pavilion, organised by

Spirits & Cocktails

Suntory brings its blended whisky Toki to the UK

Japanese whisky giant Suntory has finally brought Toki, its newest blended whisky product, to the UK following its launch in the US in 2016.Made with

Mixers & More

Hakkasan’s Orchard List re-sets the bar for no-abv drinks

In the past, alcohol-free drinks have tended to be the poor relative to their booze-fuelled counterparts.

Beer & Cider

Asahi UK unveils re-launched Super Dry in 'authentic form'

After teasing us with the news in October, Asahi UK has announced it's bolstering its beer offering with the UK re-launch of Asahi Super Dry in ‘its a

Mixers & More

Hakkasan’s Orchard List re-sets the bar for no-abv drinks

In the past, alcohol-free drinks have tended to be the poor relative to their booze-fuelled counterparts.

Beer & Cider

Asahi UK unveils re-launched Super Dry in 'authentic form'

After teasing us with the news in October, Asahi UK has announced it's bolstering its beer offering with the UK re-launch of Asahi Super Dry in ‘its a