Continuing our tour of the world's whiskies, we turn our attention to Japan, a country that has been producing the spirit since 1923. Distinct from bourbon and scotch, the whiskies of this country have flavor profiles that every whiskey-drinker should familiarize himself with.

With help from Mike Miyamoto of the Suntory group (be sure to check them out on Facebook), the first company to distill whisky in Japan, we bring you 10 things every guy should know about Japanese whisky.