Created in 2008, chichibu japanese single malt whisky is already well-known to japanese whisky enthusiasts, and to whisky connoisseurs generally. Bottled at 609% abv, it is a vatting of whiskies aged in four bourbon barrels with an age between five and eight years it is described in-house as “the classic chichibu house style. Chichibu distillery (japanese: 秩父蒸溜所 hepburn: chichibu jōryūsho) is a japanese whisky distillery founded in 2004 by ichiro akuto, and operational from 2008, it was the first new japanese distillery since 1973. Rare malts & co an online specialty store for hard to find whiskies hanyu, karuizawa, yamazaki, yamazakura, hibiki, yoichi, miyagikyo, wakatsuru, chichibu etc.
Another bottle of chichibu whiskies makes its way to the uk, and we just have to get our filthy hands on it straight away it’s another belter. Japanese whiskies in general and chichibu malts in particular are now ranked among the best in the world having captured numerous prizes at spirit competitions during the last decade, including, in a wake-up call to scottish distillers, “ best single malt” at the world whisky awards in 2012 (for a 25-year-old yamazaki), japanese whisky now has its sights set on the american market. Ichiro akuto: every year, we release a single malt from chichibu distillery, but supplies are limited, so most releases are three years old, but every year we release a peatedor “on the way” – it contains multiple vintages, but in the future, i hope i will release a 10-years-old in 2020. Chichibu port pipe 2013 is a new expression of venture whisky (company created by ichiro akuto which bottles every whiskey from chichibu plus all remaining barrels of karuizawa, kawasaki and hanyu) port pipe 2013 is sold under the brand ichiro's malt.
One final chichibu whisky of the tasting – this one a single cask – cask no 2650 to be exact, aged from 2010 to 2016, so, six years aged i guess, ish this one is a travel exclusive, so i presume only available at certain airports. So, ‘ichiro’s malt chichibu the first’ is the first single malt to come from the distillery – now it’s 3 years old it can legitimately be called whisky it’s matured in ex-bourbon barrels, and bottled at 61% abv. In 2012, the chichibu distillery single malt whisky was awarded “japanese whisky of the year” at the whisky advocate award 2012 the ichiro’s malt chichibu whisk(e)y matsuri 2017 from chichibu distillery was awarded “world’s best whisky” in the “ single cask single malt” category at the world whiskies awards 2017. The chichibu distillery in the saitama prefecture of japan is the brainchild of ichiro akuto, who founded the distillery in 2008 the first new distillery built in japan since the 1970s, chichibu is rather small but produced some mightily marvellous malts, with a good helping of peat warmth behind some of them.
Chichibu ichiro akuto, grand-son of the founder of hanyu distillery, decided in 2007 to build a new whisky distillery 100 kilometers northwest of tokyo, in the city of chichibu located near the old hanyu distillery, where the local climate with rough winters and hot and humid summers, provides maturity to the whiskies produced in chichibu. Chichibu 2010/2014 single cask px for modern malt whisky market 2014 tokyo: a yummy chichibu chichibu distillery is located in the town of chichibu, close to the city of saitama and about 120 kilometres to the northwest of tokyo. Ichiro's chichibu ipa '17 bottling note a rare release of single malt from the ichiro's malt series, featuring chichibu single malt whisky finished in casks that previously held ipa beer very collectible and likely delicious. About us tokiwa masamune was the name of the family sake brewery in historic kawagoe, saitama prefecture, japan yuno hayashi's grandfather, who owned the brewery, had a deep love of good food and drink which he passed on to his granddaughter. Single cask this chibchibu whisky is matured in a single cask of first bourbon barrel chichibu is a small, yet a famous distillery with much potential as an investment as well.
Nose: straight off the bat i pick up the kawasaki influence, so sherry cask single grain cream of wheat, creamed corn, toffee, pipe tobacco, leather, fresh cut timber, hessian, mint and white pepper rich and succulent palate: more of the kawasaki sherry cask single grain chinese 5 spice, marzipan, nougat, pine, pipe tobacco, leather, rhubarb, roasted chestnuts and honey on crumpets. The second full release (8800 bottles) from ichiro akuto's chichibu distillery is the floor malted, distilled in 2009 from barley malted to akuto-san's specifications during a trip to england to learn the art of floor-malting for himself. Critics have scored this product 86 points users have rated this product 5 out of 5 stars malt whiskey /whiskey is usually made from barley, which has a particularly affinit stores and prices for 'ichiro's malt chichibu 'the peated' single malt whisky.
Users have rated this product 5 out of 5 stars malt whiskey /whiskey is usually made from barley, which has a particularl japan is famous for its sake rice wine, but grape wine has been made there for several hundred years, if n stores and prices for 'ichiro's malt chichibu the first single malt whisky. Created in 2008, chichibu japanese single malt whisky is already well-known to japanese whisky enthusiasts, and to whisky connoisseurs generally entirely produced at the distillery and soon, for some expressions, with local barley and peat, and even japanese oak casks, chichibu is on its way to becoming the first 100% japanese whisky, thanks to the efforts of its creator, ichiro akuto. Ichiro's malt chichibu the single cask #2650 ichiro's malt chichibu the floor malted ichiro's malt chichibu first fill red wine cask ichiro's malt kiyosato field ballet 27th anniversary ichiro's malt chichibu sogo seibu 2017s ichiro's malt chichibu chibidaru 2014.