Suntory, the pioneer of Japanese whisky, will again invite the public into The House of Suntory for their Exclusive Takeovers this winter. This years pop up will also celebrate the introduction of The House of Suntory’s newest member, Hibiki Japanese Harmony.
Be ready to experience an evening of utmost omotenashi; the Japanese spirit of hospitality. A specially designed three and six course paired menu created exclusively for the pop up will explore the marriage between Japanese whisky and cuisine, including bespoke Suntory Whisky cocktails and izakaya style bar food. The House of Suntory will in 2015 will run on each Wednesday of July and August. In July, Suntory will be at Melbourne’s Japanese bar and dining room, Hihou. They will land in Sydney at the new Japanese small bar, Tokyo Bird, in August.
“We are excited to welcome a new whisky masterpiece to this year’s events, Hibiki Japanese Harmony. It’s a harmonious blend reflecting the craftsmanship and delicate nature of the Japanese. With its honey like sweetness, it is perfectly paired with complex flavours and desserts. The full Suntory Whisky portfolio will also be available The House of Suntory, including the gently smoky Hakushu and our flagship single malt, Yamazaki. Consumers who attended last year will also welcome the return of the highball – whisky mixed with soda, ice and a mint or lemon garnish – which has been incredibly popular.” Narell McDonald.
The House of Suntory Exclusive Takeover will meet the increasing desire for luxury experiences and experiential drink offerings amplified by the popularity of Suntory whisky. 2014 marked the first time a Japanese whisky was awarded Whisky Bible’s whisky of the year. Suntory Whisky’s Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask 2013.
Prices are $60 per person for a 3 course tasting menu, while a 6 course dinner will cost $120 per person. Suntory Whisky drinks with matching bar snacks will also be available daily