Tried and Tasted: Not just a flash in Japan

It's a little known fact that Japan is the world's third-largest producer of whisky after Scotland and the US.

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor @gnelis
5th May, 2012
Suntory's Yamazaki whisky.

It's a little known fact that Japan is the world's third-largest producer of whisky after Scotland and the US, but in recent years Japanese whisky has started to make a name for itself outside its native country.

One of the best known and most successful export brands is Suntory's Yamazaki. In production since 1924, Yamazaki is available in 10, 12 and 18-year-old versions, along with a notoriously expensive 25-year-old costing around €800 a bottle.

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