Japan’s whisky industry, whilst being short in comparison to their North American and British counterparts, has well and truly made up lost ground. Japan's whiskies are highly sought after and now regarded as some of the very best in the world. Japan’s whisky story is one of great emergence, experimentation and growth.
Japanese whisky can largely be attributed to the curiosity and endeavours of the two founders of Japanese whisky, Masataka Taketsuru and Shinjiro Torii.
Generally speaking, Japanese whisky adheres to the same regulations as their Scottish brethren.
Japanese whisky is sold under various types. They are most likened to the same regulations that govern Scotch whisky.