Hidekuni Hayashi, the owner of Hokkaido Liberty Whisky, is working to make Japan’s first corn-based whiskey.
Hidekuni Hayashi, the owner of Hokkaido Liberty Whisky, is working to make Japan’s first corn-based whiskey.

Japanese whiskey made from home-grown corn will take on Kentucky bourbon

  • Hokkaido produces most of Japan’s corn, and now its first corn-based whiskey, which will have many parallels with bourbon produced in the US state of Kentucky
  • ‘I believe this will be the first whiskey ever made in Japan using the bourbon method,’ says the owner of one of the distilleries producing the drink

Topic |   Wine and Spirits
Hidekuni Hayashi, the owner of Hokkaido Liberty Whisky, is working to make Japan’s first corn-based whiskey.
Hidekuni Hayashi, the owner of Hokkaido Liberty Whisky, is working to make Japan’s first corn-based whiskey.
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