ICHIRO’S MALT AND GRAIN
NAS 46.5% ABV
In Ichiro’s words “An all world whisky” the key malt is Ichiro’s Malt, with his selection of Scotch, Irish, Canadian and American Whiskey aged in country 3-5 years and aged on sight in Chichibu an additional 1-3 years. Ichiro’s Malt and Grain is blended to balance a heart of Japanese whisky complimented by the major whiskies of the world.
Nose: apricot, popcorn toffee, vanilla cream, meyer lemon zest
Palate: light texture notes of toffee roasted chestnut gingerbread, vanilla and black pepper
Finish: medium-long with honey and black pepper
THE FLOOR MALTED
NAS 58.5% ABV
Distilled from barley floor malted by Akuto and his teams near annual trips to England Learning and constantly improving upon the art of floor-malting, aged 3-6 years in bourbon barrels. Bottle in January 2106.
Nose: honeysuckle, kiwi, vanilla cedar and citrus
Palate: creamy, tobacco, anise peach and spice
Finish: lingering vanilla and autumn spice