This week Stephen will interview drinks writer Brian Ashcraft about Japanese Whisky.
In this episode we will tell a specific story from the podcast about a Japanese chemist named Jokichi Takamine who is very likely to have been the first person ever to make whisky, but he did it in Peoria, Illinois of all places.
February 9, 2021 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Stephen and Christopher talk the wide variety of flavors and aromas that can be expressed through rice distillates and we taste one of the wilder awamori brands on earth – awamori funk is a thing. Should be a fun one. As always on Christopher’s instagram.
February 2, 2021 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Following up on the latest episode of the Japan Distilled Podcast on Japanese Rum, Stephen and Christopher tackle the differences between kokuto sugar shochu and rum. Watch live on Christopher’s Instagram or after the fact on his Instagram TV. If you watch live you can chime in in the chat.
Stephen and Christopher give some love to a really unknown category of indigenous Japanese spirits: Okinawan Awamori.
Join Stephen and Christopher as they introduce the Japan Distilled Podcast!