Chichibu Single Cask #5036
70cl / 59.1% abv
This single cask Japanese single malt was distilled at Ichiru Akuto's Chichibu distillery in 2011. The distillery itself is Japan's youngest, founded in 2007 from the ashes of Akuto's grandfather's Hanyu distillery. This expression has been matured in cask #5036, a PInot Noir wine barrique, producing just 185 bottles at a cask strength of 59.1% abv. This release was originally an exclusive to the Swedish and Norwegian markets.