Japan Takes World’s Best Whiskey Title

Sheep invade Madrid, Japan's whiskey win, One World Trade Center opens and more in our weekly look at the web

With the release of the “Whiskey Bible 2015,” the world will see
the 2013 Yamazaki Single Malt Sherry Cask awarded “World Whiskey of the Year” by
connoisseur Jim Murray. With a score of 97.5 out of 100, the Japanese
whiskey surprised an industry historically dominated by Scotland, which
did not produce a top-five whiskey for the first time since the publication’s founding a decade ago.