Whiskey

Kirin gives us a clue on how to get a bottle of its skyrocketing-price whisky for cheap

Online prices for the soon-disappearing Fuji-sanroku Tarajuku Genshu 50 doubled in a day, but there’s still hope for those with shallow pockets.

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Kirin will stop selling one of its most popular whiskies as Japanese spirit shortage continues

Sales of more expensive substitute will continue as normal, though.

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Sushi restaurant offers traditional Japanese meal of dirt-cheap chicken and whiskey

Grab a highball and serving of fried chicken for only 200 yen (US$1.80)! And if you’re feeling really crazy get some sushi too.

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Two of Japan’s best whiskeys are about to disappear, and no one knows when they’ll be back

Suntory had to guess how much whiskey they’d need over a decade ago, and they guessed wrong.

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A Beginner’s Guide To Japanese Whiskey

When you think of whiskey, you probably think – Ireland, Scotland, America, Canada… Probs not thinking Japan.

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Final Fantasy whiskey, 30 years in the making, is here to celebrate the series’ 30th birthday

But you might need to grind for treasure before you can afford a bottle of this high-priced, high-quality scotch.

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Adding hard liquor to Japanese pudding makes it an inner-child pleasing treat just for adults

One of Japan’s oldest distillers shares a delicious dessert idea.

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Does cucumber and whiskey smell like melon?

Whiskey maker Nikka says it does, so we investigate.

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Pocky grows up with a special whiskey version of the beloved Japanese chocolate candy

Because after a hard day at the office, there’s nothing like unwinding with a glass of bourbon and a chocolate-covered pretzel stick.

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New whisky Koeda chocolates from Morinaga: almost as strong as light beer, much more delicious

We feel the effects of 3.1% alcohol just by eating a pack of the new premium range of chocolate “twigs”.

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We visit the Suntory Yamazaki Distillery, the newly-renovated, boozy paradise

The whisky distiller, famous for upstaging Scottish standbys to be crowned “Best Whisky in the World” in 2014, recently renovated their open-to-the-public facilities. We figured it was as good an excuse as any for a tour and tasting!

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Will whiskey aged in space taste smoother? Suntory is set to experiment this month

Japanese brewing and distilling company Suntory Holdings Limited recently announced their plans to send samples of whiskey to the International Space Station in order to investigate the effects of zero gravity on the aging process.

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Whiskey shaved ice: A frozen treat for adults in Kyoto

One of the most popular ways to cool yourself off during a muggy Japanese summer is with a bowl of shaved ice, known as kakigoori. However, not everyone has the sweet tooth or enduring connection to their inner child that’s necessary to enjoy the brightly colored, syrupy sweet frozen treat that’s usually flavored like strawberry, melon, or lemon.

Thankfully, if you’re looking for a chilled dessert that’s a little more adult, a restaurant in Kyoto has just the thing: shaved ice with whiskey.

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A Super Simple Way to Make Colorful 3D Art!

Gather ‘round kiddies, it’s time for a RocketNews24 art lesson…IN 3D.. By that we mean the art, not the lesson itself. Today we’d like to share a super simple way to make your own 3D art!

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Fine Wining? Not exactly, but at $12,195 a bottle, it’s definitely fine drinking

Suntory Liquors Limited is now selling the ultimate luxury drink – a million yen($12,195) bottle of whiskey. How can a bottle of whiskey cost a million yen? Well, in this case you put 35-year old Hibiki whiskey in a porcelain bottle crafted by a national living treasure and you get a million dollar drink. Read More