Chichibu 2009 The Floor Malted
Ichiro Akuta is the grand-son of the founder of the famous Hanyu distllery. In 2007, he built a new whisky distillery 100km northwest of Tokyo. Located near the old distillery of Hanyu the local climate (humid summers and cold winters) provides excellent maturing conditions for whisky and even though it is a young distillery Chichibu continues to release exceptional whiskies.
The Floor Malted Ichiro Malt is a limited release of 8,800 bottles distilled in 2009 from malted barley malted to Ichiro Akuto's specifications he learned himself in a trip to England, bottled 2012.
Bottled number 7155 of 8800.