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Hanyu Ichiro's Malt Card Queen Of Clubs

Hanyu Ichiro's Malt Card Queen Of Clubs
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Hanyu Ichiro's Malt Card Queen Of ClubsHanyu Ichiro's Malt Card Queen Of Clubs
Winning bid: £1500.00
Lot number: 460904

Hanyu distillery, situated in the town of Chichibu, was established in 1626 by Isouji Akuto and was a sake brewery. Akuto began distilling malt whisky with his son after purchasing a pair of stills from Scotland in the 1980s but unfortunately at this time demand for single malt whisky was not where it is today and the Hanyu distillery was sold in 2000. Distillation of whisky was not continued by the new owner and the stills were dismantled, the stock sold on. Isouji’s grandson, Ichiro, managed to secure some casks of the old stock and established a new distillery in 2007 on a new site in Chichibu.

This is the Queen of Clubs from the series.

Distilled: 1988

Bottled: 2008

Cask Type: American Oak finish

Cask Number: 7003

56% ABV / 70cl

Bottle Number: 79 / 330

Featured in: The 46th Auction (January 23 – February 1, 2015)