Ichiro Akuto

Washington & Whisky (Episode 843: November 1, 2020)

OK, we’re not going talking about politics this week, but whisky has been made in and around Washington, DC for...

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Japanese Whisky’s Legal Loophole (Episode 815: April 19, 2020)

The demand for Japanese whiskies has far outpaced the supply over the last five years, and entrepreneurs are taking advantage...

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Whisky’s Man in the Middle (Episode 777: July 21, 2019)

Raj Sabharwal doesn’t make whiskies, but his role is critical in making sure you get to drink them. He’s one...

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The Way of Whisky (Episode 696: May 10, 2018)

Dave Broom has been one of Japanese whisky’s most passionate observers for many years, and his latest book “The Way...

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Live at The Whisky Show in London (Episode 661: October 1, 2017)

This week, we’re in London for the annual Whisky Show at Old Billingsgate on the banks of the River Thames!...

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Episode 585: April 17, 2016

Japan’s Hombo Shuzo has been making whiskies off and on since 1949, and the company’s whisky heritage claims a critical...

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Episode 557: October 10, 2015

It’s rare that we talk about spirits other than whiskies on WhiskyCast, but with many people complaining that rising prices...

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Ichiro Akuto: Japanese Whisky’s Rock Star

October 10, 2015 – As a rule, Japanese whisky makers tend to blend into the crowd at whisky festivals. For...

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Episode 555: September 28, 2015

In this special bonus episode from Whisky Live Paris, we’ll have more highlights from one of Europe’s top whisky festivals....

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Episode 550: August 29, 2015

Kieran Folliard is a native son of Ireland, but calls Minnesota his home now. While running a group of Irish...

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