The House of Suntory employed filmmaker Sofia Coppola [“Lost in Translation”] to produce a birthday tribute video for their 100th birthday celebration and, in turn, Coppola produced actor Keanu Reeves [“Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure”], Joan Jett & the Blackhearts’ performing a cover of “Crimson and Clover” by Tommy James and the Shondells and a […]
Beam Suntory-owned Jim Beam is about to get Barreled and Boxed – their term for their entrance into the subscription whiskey box business. Jim Beam’s Barreled and Boxed will consist of quarterly direct-to-consumer deliveries of two bottles of bourbon from their James B. Beam Distilling unit – the first arrivals are scheduled for Autumn 2021 […]
Suntory has re-formulatedtheir Yamazaki 25-year-old single malt whisky by sharing the aging process among three types of oak casks – American, Spanish and Japanese mizunara – as they have already done with their 12-year-old and 18-year-old Yamazaki whiskies. Suntory Yamazaki 25 Single Malt Whisky has been bottled at 43% alcohol by volume [86 proof] and […]
Suntory has announced that they will be discontinuing sales of their single grain Chita whisky along with their blended whiskies, Kakubin and Shirokaku. Specifically, Suntory is suspending sales of Shirokaku’s 700ml, 1.92l, 2.7l and 4l bottles, Chita’s 350ml bottles, and Kakubin’s 450ml bottles. Suntory, however, will continue to offer Kakubin and Chita in their 700ml […]
Suntory has announced that sales of Hakushu 12-year-old single malt and the Hibiki 17-year-old blend would be suspended due to low supply. Hakushu 12 sales will be suspended in June 2018 and Hibiki 17 will no longer be on sale beginning in September 2018. Suntory is rumored, however, to be holding back stock of both […]
Suntory Whisky has released the 2017 Edition of their Yamazaki Mizunara whisky. The 2017 Suntory Yamazaki Mizunara has been blended from a selection of single malt whiskies aged entirely in mizunara casks for at least 18 years. The 2017 Suntory Yamazaki Mizunara whisky will be available for $1350 per bottle beginning on October 3, 2017.
Suntory has released a new blended whisky they are calling Suntory Whisky Toki. Suntory Whisky Toki is a blend of whiskies from a trio of Japanese distilleries – Hakushu Distillery, Yamazaki Distillery and Chita Distillery. Specifically, the blend mixes Yamazaki’s malts with Hakushu’s American white oak cask malt whisky and Chita’s heavy-type grain whisky. The […]
Spirits and beverage industry giant, Suntory, has released 15 new beer cans for their “The Premium Malt’s” – a German Pilsener style beer brewed in Osaka – that each feature a popular Shinkansen model bullet train that run on the nation’s extensive high-speed rail networks. Additionally, the cans will also feature well-known landscapes and tourist […]