The complete guide to discovering, choosing & tasting
SPIRIT' BOOK PRIZE 2021
DISCOVER: Whether you are a curious novice or an experienced whisky enthusiast, you will learn all about the fascinating history that, in less than a century, has made Japanese whisky one of the finest and most appreciated in the world. Visit the best distilleries on the island with Brian Ashcraft to understand the specific cultural and technical factors that have led to this exceptional tour de force between tradition and innovation.
CHOOSE: a victim of its meteoric success, Japanese whisky can sometimes be rare and expensive. Produced in total independence from producers and retailers, 110 tasting notes by whisky critic Yuji Kawasaki will help you optimise your purchases and maximise your pleasure. This enthusiast has only one criterion: quality. Notes that hold many surprises!
TASTE: Nikka, Hakushu, Hibiki, Chichibu... all names that evoke the perfection of Japanese know-how. Join the circle of initiates and embark on an intense and exceptional gustatory journey, punctuated by the classic or unexpected flavours of Japanese whisky.