Ichiro's Malt & Grain World Blended Whisky

Ichiro's Malt & Grain World Blended Whisky

(0.75l, 48%)


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One of the most sought-after limited edition annual releases from a Japanese master.

The best description we’ve ever heard about Ichiro Akuto is that he’s the "Rock Star of Japanese Whisky." While the other heavyweight executives of Japan’s thriving distilling industry can walk around Spirit conferences in obscurity, Ichiro Akuto gets mobbed by fans. With good reason. His family owned the legendary Hanyu Distillery for generations and when they sold the business, Ichiru held on to the standing inventory and issue special releases for years — including the famous "Playing Cards" series that made him famous. He has used those proceeds to craft new flavorful blends and other tasty offerings.

Ichiro's Malt & Grain World Blended Whisky is a bit of an enigma. The exact components of this annual limited release gem are kept secret, but there appears to be a lot of local, Chichibu Distillery Spirit with enough outside elements to craft the flavor profile Ichiro was looking for. It is — obviously — a combination of Single Malts and grain Whiskies married at the Chichibu Distillery, but all that you will notice is the lovely flavor profile, delicate texture, and spot-on 48% ABV. 
  • Category
  • Style
    Blended Japanese Whisky
  • Region
    Japan
  • Country
    Japan
  • Alcohol
    48%
  • Distillery

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vanilla
toffee
tropical fruits
pepper
grassy
butterscotch
apricot
lemon zest
peach
What does Ichiro's Malt & Grain World Blended Whisky taste like?

The Flavor Spiral™ shows the most common flavors that you'll taste in Ichiro's Malt & Grain World Blended Whisky and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavor Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.
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Japanese Whisky can act as an interesting comparison between Scotch and Bourbon, being a Scotch-style spirit matured in conditions with greater temperature variation closer to Kentucky.

Tasting Notes

Appearance / Color
Warm Amber

Nose / Aroma / Smell
The aromas of peach and apricot cobbler, lemon zest, and granola waft over creamy toffee.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The palate has vanilla and toffee up front with tropical fruit, pepper, and lemon grass on the back of the tongue.

Finish
The finish is medium length with more tropical fruit and lingering butterscotch notes.
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