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Japanese wine and spirits maker Yoshino Spirits Co has expanded its portfolio with the launch of the “first” whisky finished in Japanese sakura wood casks. Kamiki Sakura Wood was first matured in cedar wood casks before being finished in sakura casks. It will launch this month (February). Available globally, Kamiki Sakura Wood has been bottled at 48% ABV. Sakura is also known as Japanese blossom. The extra maturation in sakura wood is said to give
Retailer The Whisky Exchange has added two new Karuizawa Japanese whiskies to its Geisha series, one aged for 31 years and the other for 36 years. Bottled by Elixir Distillers, the Sapphire Geishas are the fifth release under the Geisha series. Both expressions will launch at 2pm GMT today (17 February) via an online ballot, which will run until 11.59pm GMT on 26 February. Only 146 bottles of Sapphire Geisha Karuizawa 31 Year Old Sherry
New York Distilling Company (NYDC) has tweaked one of its whiskey recipes to include liquid under three years old in order to “continue being competitive” in the UK, as EU-US tariffs remain in place. A statement released by the American distillery said it was “one of the many American brands” that had been affected and part of a 27% decrease in US spirits exports to the UK and EU in the last year. The EU
Blended Scotch The Famous Grouse overtook American whiskey Jack Daniel’s during the festive period to become the UK’s top-selling whisky by value in the off-trade. According to data from Nielsen Scan Track, Off-Trade Total Coverage, sales of The Famous Grouse during the 12 weeks to 4 January 2020 rose 2.6% by value in the off-trade compared to the previous year. This meant that sales of The Famous Grouse exceeded £71 million (US$92.6m) in the UK