Ichiro's Malt & Grain Japanese Blended Whisky Limited Edition 2022 700ml 48.5%

This whisky is a limited edition special release from Chichibu Distilley limited to only 500 bottles and winning "Best limited edition blend" at the World Whisky Awards. Unlike the standard white label Ichiro's Malt & Grain this blend is comprised entirely of Japanese whiskies using 2 malt components and 1 grain component (Chichibu, Hanyu and Kawasaki which was the sister grain distillery to the mothballed and infamous Karuizawa Distillery.) The whiskies used for this blend are said to be very old, utilising some of Chichibu's oldest casks as well as a large portion of sherry casked malt from Hanyu Distillery and over 40 year old grain whisky from Kawasaki Distillery.


Chichibu Distillery: A Japanese Whisky Distillery with a History

Chichibu Distillery is a Japanese whisky distillery located in the town of Chichibu in Saitama Prefecture. The distillery was founded in 2004 by Ichiro Akuto, the grandson of the founder of the Hanyu Distillery.

The Chichibu Distillery is one of the smallest distilleries in Japan, and it produces a small quantity of single malt whisky each year. The distillery is known for its use of traditional methods and its focus on quality.

The water used in the production of Chichibu whiskies comes from the Chichibu River, which is said to have a high mineral content. The distillery also uses peated barley in some of its whiskies, which gives them a smoky flavor.

Chichibu whiskies are highly regarded by whisky enthusiasts, and they have won numerous awards at international whisky competitions. The distillery is a popular tourist destination, and it offers tours and tastings to the public. Its essential to book a visit prior to arrival.

SKU 13792_700ml
Brand Chichibu Distillery / Ichiros Malt
Shipping Weight 1.5000kg
Shipping Width 0.150m
Shipping Height 0.300m
Shipping Length 0.150m
Shipping Cubic 0.006750000m3