Hakkaisan Brewery (Minamiuonuma City, Niigata Prefecture) is a brewing company known for its Japanese sake "Hakkaisan", but on March 24, it also started producing whiskey in the "Niseko Distillery"...
To make mizunara oak casks for whiskey production at Kenten Jitsugyo Akkeshi Distillery, lumber harvesting was conducted in Hokkaido prefectural forest area in Akkeshi Town, located in east Hokkaido's Kushiro region.
Nov. 4, 2020
Sapporo bar owner Ikkei Honma started an enterprise to age Hokkaido-made Western alcohol and sake along the ocean floor. After amassing financing through crowdfunding, he will submerge alcoholic beverages in the Tsugaru Strait starting in January of next year, age them there for about a year, and then market them as a new Hokkaido flavour.
Sep. 20, 2020
On August 28, harvesting started in eastern Hokkaido's Akkeshi Town in for two-rowed barley to be used in making whiskey.