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Dec 16, 19, 1:00 pm
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Posted By Aloha1

Oh yeah! Worst decision ever during the merger...

Oh yeah! Worst decision ever during the merger was to not use the robust NWA software.
Forum: Japan
Jul 3, 19, 12:05 pm
Replies: 2,032
Views: 755,282
Posted By Aloha1

A bright note after my return! For grins, I went...

A bright note after my return! For grins, I went to a local liquor store near me where I know the owner just to see if he might have anything on the shelf. Lo and behold, 2 bottles of Yama 12 at $99...
Forum: Japan
Jul 2, 19, 6:05 pm
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Posted By Aloha1

Could find only one online in the USA for sale at...

Could find only one online in the USA for sale at Japanese Drams in LA. $2500!!

And you have one heck of a buddy!
Forum: Japan
Jul 2, 19, 11:56 am
Forum: Japan
Jul 1, 19, 8:00 pm
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Posted By Aloha1

Been to both Taiwan and the mainland. Taiwan food...

Been to both Taiwan and the mainland. Taiwan food is better! I think it's a cultural thing in terms of Japan and the PRC. You get so used to the go along, get along attitude in Japan that when...
Forum: Japan
Jul 1, 19, 4:21 pm
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Posted By Aloha1

A cautionary, sad tale: Was at Haneda this past...

A cautionary, sad tale: Was at Haneda this past Saturday around 9 AM. There are 3 Duty Free shops. The biggest around GATE 110, had 15 bottles of Hibiki BC for 10,000. As I wandered around and came...
Forum: Japan
Jun 19, 19, 4:37 pm
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Posted By Aloha1

I get that you might find the good stuff on the...

I get that you might find the good stuff on the west coast US but in Florida, not so much. Even Wine-Searcher can't turn up much. I, for one, do appreciate the knowledge sharing from you and others...
Forum: Japan
Jun 19, 19, 6:56 am
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Posted By Aloha1

Well, best I've come up with so far is a score of...

Well, best I've come up with so far is a score of 5 Yamazaki 12 minis at Sogo in Kobe. 780 each. Will be in Hakodate this weekend so we'll see.
Forum: Japan
Jun 18, 19, 6:15 am
Forum: Japan
Jun 18, 19, 6:14 am
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Posted By Aloha1

Had dinner last night at Suntory Whisky House in...

Had dinner last night at Suntory Whisky House in Osaka Grand Front. Premium flight of Hibiki 21,Nikka 18 and Yamazaki 18 for 3800. Well worth it. About a 1 1/2 ounce pour of each.
Forum: Japan
Jun 18, 19, 6:10 am
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Posted By Aloha1

And where, pray tell did you find those little...

And where, pray tell did you find those little darlings??
Forum: Japan
Jun 15, 19, 8:31 pm
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Posted By Aloha1

Added one too many zeros. Sumimasen. Hopefully...

Added one too many zeros. Sumimasen. Hopefully some Hibiki 17 minis, Yamazaki 12. And agreed on the Nikka pricing.
Forum: Japan
Jun 15, 19, 3:15 am
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Posted By Aloha1

So far this trip, batting zero. Nothing in...

So far this trip, batting zero. Nothing in Nihonbashi, Asakusa, Akasaka. At Mega Don Q in Shibuya got excited when I saw a sign that said "Hibiki and Yamazaki on 4F". False alarm. Only thing semi...
Jun 10, 19, 4:42 pm
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Views: 438,369
Posted By Aloha1

My understanding is no. You can pay for access if...

My understanding is no. You can pay for access if all the same room but if you book 2 rooms the second gets the Diamond benefits as well for 2 people.
Jun 8, 19, 12:57 pm
Replies: 554
Views: 438,369
Posted By Aloha1

One clarification. if you book two award rooms as...

One clarification. if you book two award rooms as Diamond, the second room also gets EL and Cerise. Two people each.
Forum: Japan
Jun 6, 19, 9:07 am
Replies: 2,032
Views: 755,282
Posted By Aloha1

Is there a lottery at HND? If so, how does one...

Is there a lottery at HND? If so, how does one sign up for it?
May 30, 19, 8:23 am
Replies: 219
Views: 78,479
Posted By Aloha1

We've decided on this route. Picking up Suica...

We've decided on this route. Picking up Suica cards in Tokyo which are also good in Osaka for subway. Arrive at Shin-Osaka and taking Midosuji Line to Yodoyabashi Station then 8 minute walk to...
May 22, 19, 12:28 pm
Replies: 219
Views: 78,479
Posted By Aloha1

From what I can see only the Yotsubashi line...

From what I can see only the Yotsubashi line connects from the hotel to Osaka and that's at Nishi-osaka so we still have to walk. How far is the walk from the hotel to the Yodoyabashi metro stop on...
May 22, 19, 8:17 am
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Posted By Aloha1

Please elaborate. We have a stay coming up.

Please elaborate. We have a stay coming up.
May 22, 19, 8:07 am
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Views: 78,479
Posted By Aloha1

Thanks to all for your input. Looks like we'll...

Thanks to all for your input. Looks like we'll take JR from Shin Osaka to Osaka Station (only 2 tracks apart) and cab it from there.
Since we'll be using Osaka Station for day trips (no luggage),...
May 21, 19, 10:57 am
Replies: 219
Views: 78,479
Posted By Aloha1

Travel question for those who have stayed....

Travel question for those who have stayed. Arriving at Shin-Osaka late Sunday morning from Tokyo. Options to get to Conrad are:
- JR to Osaka Station, then walk with luggage to hotel
- JR to Osaka...
Forum: Japan
May 19, 19, 3:57 pm
Replies: 2,032
Views: 755,282
Posted By Aloha1

Just a note of interest. Was in Chicago this...

Just a note of interest. Was in Chicago this weekend at a restaurant called Proxi. They had both Hibiki 17 and 21. A 2 ounce pour of the 17 was $90 USD and the 21 was....$125 USD!!. Also found...
Forum: Japan
May 15, 19, 8:05 am
Forum: Japan
May 14, 19, 3:20 pm
Replies: 2,032
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Posted By Aloha1

So here in the States, I have found Nikka Coffey...

So here in the States, I have found Nikka Coffey Grain and Suntory Toki at $40 USD and $64 USD respectively. Three questions: First are these good prices? Second, I have never had Toki. Is it worth...
May 12, 19, 9:44 am
Replies: 227
Views: 22,140
Posted By Aloha1

Well, I've had no postings for the points earned...

Well, I've had no postings for the points earned on my March and April statements .At least the March should have posted in April. In total I'm owed 12 elite night credits. I'll see if they post by...
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