700 ml, 46% abv, JapanA whisky blended by Ichiro Akuro, the founder of the now famous Chichibu Distillery in Japan, he’s known as the master of Chichibu distillery. "On the nose it's clean and fruity, a pleasant and approachable blended whisky. On the mouth it opens with apricot, peach and vanilla, moving to citrus and pepper. The finish is one of oak, vanilla and fresh stone fruits"
700 ml, 46% abv, JapanA vatting of single malt from the now closed Hanyu distillery with malt from the Chichibu distillery. The whisky was matured in Japanese oak, and vatted and bottled at Chichibu. Non-chillfiltered, natural colour.
700 ml, 46% abv, JapanThe Mizunara Wood Reserve (MWR) is distinctive because it is a vatting of single malts from more than one distillery, that have all been aged in Japanese Mizunara oak casks (Quercus mongolica).
700 ml, 46% abv, JapanPart of Ichiro's malt series, containing whisky from the now closed Hanyu distillery and matured, vatted and bottled at the Chichibu distillery. This edition was given a finishing period in French Oak, ex-red wine casks. "is rich with berry sweetness with chocolate and spices" "unique red wine nose with nut, berry and spice overtones. The palate is spicy with excellent sweetness, leading to a finish with tannins and dark chocolate"
700 ml, 55.5% abv, JapanThis 2015 release of Ichiro's Chichibu On The Way is a multi-vintage vatting of whisky distilled at various times since the distillery opened in 2008. The whisky started their maturation in ex-bourbon casks but were then finished in “Mizunara,” Japanese oak.
700 ml, 57.5 % abv, JapanFor this limited edition whisky (6700 bottles) Ichiro Akuto, decided to collaborate with producers of craft beers from Japan, including Shigakogen one of the most important, for using Japanese beers barrels in order to finish its single malt for a few months. Initially it was the beers that benefited from a maturation in whisky barrels, now it is the whisky being finished in selected beer barrels.
Matured in a bourbon barrel before finished in an IPA barrel.
"All the fruity, hoppy, citrusy flavours and aromas from the India pale ale are perfectly complimented by the maltiness and intensity of the whisky"