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Chichibu Elixir Distillers Miniature / CECBL

Lot: 337652

Chichibu Elixir Distillers Miniature / CECBL

Winning Bid: £470

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Chichibu
Age: 
N/A
Vintage: 
N/A
Region: 
Japan
Bottler: 
Elixir Distillers
Cask Type: 
n/a
Bottled Strength: 
55.3%
Bottle Size: 
5cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Chichibu Elixir Distillers Miniature / CECBL

A very rare miniature of Chichibu Japanese Single Malt.

Chichibu distillery in Saitama, Japan was opened in 2008, and was the country’s first new distillery since Suntory opened Hakushu back in 1973. Chichibu was the brainchild of Ichiro Akuto, grandson of the founder of the legendary Hanyu distillery. The Ichiro’s Malt brand appeared in 2005 and rose to fame through the bottling of the last casks from Hanyu, particularly the sought after ‘Card’ series. The first Chichibu releases appeared under it in 2011.

This was bottled by Elixir Distillers to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Club Espanol de Collectionistas de Botellitas de Licor in September 2020.

Originally known as Speciality Drinks, Elixir Distillers was established in 1999 as the independent bottling arm of The Whisky Exchange, which launched its online retail site the same year. Their first bottlings were under the Single Malts of Scotland label in 2005, followed by the Elements of Islay range and Port Askaig single malt brand in 2006 and 2009, respectively. The company was renamed Elixir Distillers as of 2017.

One of 165 produced.

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