You may have noticed over the past year or two, that I have become particularly interested in World Whisky, specifically Japanese Whisky. My interest has grown due to its exotic nature, the intertwined story of Japanese Whisky and Scotch Whisky, the fact the liquid is fantastic, meeting people with passion for Japanese Whisky (Marcin Miller at Number 1 drinks comes to mind) and reading Nonjatta.
Nonjatta: One of the best sources on Japanese Whisky
I really enjoy reading Nonjatta, because they cover the broad nature of the subject very well. From visiting distilleries, to going to unusual bars around the country to try unusual drams, to writing tasting notes, explaining the processes that go into making each whisky, and putting across some interesting cultural aspects of drinking, eating and living in Japan. It’s this all encompassing approach, clearly written with honest opinions, which really appeals to me and helps me when I am talking about, writing about and selling Japanese Whisky.
So start reading it! They are currently covering the Tokyo Bar Show/Whisky Live Japan, and it’s worth reading about how Japan does Whisky Live. To be honest, it sounds epic (and one day, I will go!).