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Chichibu Ichiro's Malt On The Way 2013 Japanese Whisky (700ml / 58.5%)

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Please note: Some label damageThis is an outstanding release from Ichiro Akuto’s Chichibu. They are now firmly on their way to releasing their first five year old whisky. This is a multi-vintage vat of whisky distilled at various times since...


Please note: Some label damage

This is an outstanding release from Ichiro Akuto’s Chichibu. They are now firmly on their way to releasing their first five year old whisky. This is a multi-vintage vat of whisky distilled at various times since they opened in 2008, including some of their oldest, five year old whisky. The whiskies that compose this whisky started their lives in bourbon casks but have all been finished in “Mizunara,” Japanese oak. Bottled in 2013

Nose: Begins with orange drops, vanilla touches, and fresh peppermint brimming with beautiful wood fragrance. Light herbal overtone highlighting the sweet confectionary core. Oily, malt sponge, cake taking a hint of new make notes.

Palate: Assorted green herbs, all bright and medicinal bringing in more orange confectionaries onto the palate. Malt syrup riding on a powerful peppermint spice. Fizzling sprite, coconut cream and vanilla pods fused into the frosting coated on top. More wood fragrance fluttering gently, a moment of Zen… Very nice.

Finish: Rock melons, kumquats with some cranberries soaking in vanilla milk. Nice and chewy.

Thoughts: The spirit in this is distilled in between 2008 to 2010, which technically makes it a 3 YEAR OLD. Gee, why is this so delicious?! Bright orange and vanilla sweetness powered nicely by herb spices while the oak gives a calming balance, the profile already feels so complete with almost no flaws, what can you expect more from a maximum 5 years old whisky? The Chichibu hype, after all, is justified, even when it was 2013.

☆ [Recommmended]

[58.5% | Original Bottling | 2013 Bottled | Distilled between 2008 -2010 | 5852 of 9900 Bottles | Cask Strength | Non Coloured | Non Chill Filtered | *]

Tasting notes: https://whisknick.com/2019/03/06/whisky-review-ichiros-malt-chichibu-on-the-way-2013/


Chichibu Ichiro's Malt On The Way 2013 Japanese Whisky (700ml / 58.5%)

Chichibu Ichiro's Malt On The Way 2013 Japanese Whisky (700ml / 58.5%)

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