The two most influential figures in the history of Japanese whisky are Shinjiro Torii and Masataka Taketsuru. Torii was the founder of Kotobukiya (later to become Suntory). A western liquor…
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Chichibu Distillery is Japan’s newest distillery established in Chichibu City, Saitama Prefecture, around 100km north-west of Tokyo. Opened in 2008 by Ichiro Akuto, Chichibu Distillery produces the Ichiro's Malt range…