The very Scottish Compton Mackenzie had rightly observed, “Love makes the world go around? Not at all. Whiskey makes it go round twice as fast.”
As you sail north of the Thames, East London opens up before your eyes. With its ancient flower shops, bed n breakfasts, chapels, towers, bridges, and museums, this part of the city is a heady slice of the old and the new.
“Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough,” Mark Twain once noted.
An hour west of Sopporo, nestled in the southeastern ridges of Shakotan Peninsula lies Yoichi. This modest Japanese hamlet- miles away from the bluegrass fields of Kentucky and Scottish highlands, is reminiscent of Japan’s one of the most highly coveted Whisky legacies surrounding Masataka Taketsuru- a man revered as the godfather of Japanese Whiskey.