But in the last decade, two new locations have been added to the best-of list: Or, at least, the most popular Japanese libations are in very short supply. Brian Ashcraft, author of a guide book to Japanese whisky, writes on Kotaku that the shortage can be attributed to several factors. First, "Massan" a television drama about Masataka Taketsuru, the father of Japanese whisky and founder of the Nikka distillery, led to a domestic craze for whisky. But just as the world's attention has shifted to the island nation's award-winning drinks, supply of the whisky has tightened.
There’s surging demand and limited supply of the most popular of the Japanese libations
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