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Talking Japanese Whisky with Neyah White

Japanese whisky has come a long way in America since Yamazaki 12 hit our market more than 20 years ago. Suntory, the producer of Yamazaki, has put serious work into the U.S. for the last ten, increasing awareness among bartenders … Continue reading

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Suntory Whisky at the Noguchi Museum

Last night Suntory, the company that began Japan’s 90-year whisky tradition, held a tasting event at the Noguchi Museum in Long Island City, Queens. The Museum’s outdoor gardens, filled with Isamu Noguchi’s carved stone sculptures, was a perfect setting for … Continue reading

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The Price of Whiskey in America

As a whiskey aficionado of limited means, the price of things is constantly on my mind. So when I picked up a bottle of Old Forester Signature bourbon at my neighborhood liquor store for $39, I didn’t take it lightly. … Continue reading

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Drinking Out: Cocktails at Mihoko’s 21 Grams

Mihoko’s 21 Grams, a “Franco-Japonaise” restaurant in the Flatiron District on 21st Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, opened about two weeks ago. It’s owned by a Japanese ballerina and philanthropist, Mihoko Kiyokawa, who prefers to go by one name, … Continue reading

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Suntory Whisky’s Tako Matsuri at Summit Bar

Summit Bar on Avenue C in the East Village hosted Tako Matsuri — the Japanese Kite Festival — with Suntory Whisky on Sunday. The brand ambassadors, Gardner Dunn and Neyah White, were on hand to discuss Suntory’s great single malt … Continue reading

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