We will simultaneously release 4 types of Blended Japanese Whisky Togouchi, which is in accordance with new Japanese whisky regulation, from September 1st, 2023.

SAKURAO Brewery & Distillery Co., Ltd. (President and CEO Koichiro Shirai) announces 4 items of “Blended Japanese Whisky Togouchi”, which is in accordance with new Japanese whisky regulation by the Japan Sprits & Liqueurs Makers Association, will be simultaneously released from September 1st, 2023 for the development of Japanese Whisky Culture.

The challenge to evolution of true “Japanese Whisky”.

To be in accordance with new Japanese whisky regulation by the Japan Sprits & Liqueurs Makers Association on April 2021, we carefully select and blend malt whisky and grain whisky distilled and aged by SAKURAO DISTILLERY and then bottle that blend whiskies. “Blended Japanese Whisky Togouchi” evolved to worthy of the “Japanese whisky” and to have a tasteful and characteristic flavor.

About Products ~The flavor of evolution, born from challenges~

A special blend that reflects the natural blessings in Hiroshima. We assemble a lineup which includes “Blended Japanese Whisky Togouchi PREMIUM” as a basic, “SAKE CASK FINISH”, “BEER CASK FINISH” and “PEATED CASK FINISH” as savoring harmony with the cask, CASK FINISH series.

※The Japan Spirits & Liqueurs Makers Association established a new Japanese whisky regulations. Our “Japanese Whisky Togouchi” series is in accordance with that regulations.

SAKURAO DISTILLERY is established and started to distill malt whiskies in 2017, and grain whiskies in 2019. After than 3 years, we can release “Blended Japanese Whisky Togouchi” at last. We are eternally grateful for the local residents of Hiroshima who have continued to support our endeavors, as well as loyal customers from around the world who choose our products. This includes local farmers, agricultural and forestry unions, distillery production staff, still manufacturers, bartenders, and SAKURAO ambassadors who have stood by us through various challenges. Thanks to their support, we are able to deliver new tastes to our customers. We will continue to innovate and create new possibilities as well.


(Postscript)Package changes and discontinued products due to renewal