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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

Spirits & Cocktails

Serving, mixing and matching saké

The last few years have seen a big increase in saké listings beyond Japanese restaurants, suggesting the category could be on the verge of something b

Imbibe Live

Hidetsugo Ueno: the art of Japanese bartending

Among a stellar line-up of speakers one diminutive figure drew the crowds at Imbibe Live: Laura Foster caught up with the softly spoken and nattily dr

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

Spirits & Cocktails

Serving, mixing and matching saké

The last few years have seen a big increase in saké listings beyond Japanese restaurants, suggesting the category could be on the verge of something b

Imbibe Live

Hidetsugo Ueno: the art of Japanese bartending

Among a stellar line-up of speakers one diminutive figure drew the crowds at Imbibe Live: Laura Foster caught up with the softly spoken and nattily dr

Beer & Cider

Tasting room: five of the best Japanese beers

Adrian Tierney-Jones keeps his gaze firmly east-facing as part of Imbibe's current series on Japanese drinking, with a selection of the country's most

Beer & Cider

Yeast from the East: Japan, beer and food pairing

With some established big names and a burgeoning craft scene, Japanese beer has all the bases covered – particularly when it comes to food matching.

Beer & Cider

Tasting room: five of the best Japanese beers

Adrian Tierney-Jones keeps his gaze firmly east-facing as part of Imbibe's current series on Japanese drinking, with a selection of the country's most

Beer & Cider

Yeast from the East: Japan, beer and food pairing

With some established big names and a burgeoning craft scene, Japanese beer has all the bases covered – particularly when it comes to food matching.