Tag: chichibu

Chichibu, 2010-2018, Cream Sherry Hogshead Cask 2633, 48/285, 59.6% abv.

Chichibu, 2010-2018, Cream Sherry Hogshead Cask 2633, 48/285, 59.6% abv.

Chichibu has consistently released a limited and experimental bottle for the famous Chichibu whisk(e)y festival. The 2018 release was matured in a cream sherry hogshead for over 7 years, but what is “cream sherry”? Supposedly cream sherry is a blend of two types/groups of sherry: […]

Review: Chichibu Chibidaru 2018

Review: Chichibu Chibidaru 2018

The first guest contribution to nomunication.jp comes from David Tsujimoto of Aloha Whisky (FB/IG), who managed to snag one of the new Ichiro’s Malt Chibidaru 2018 bottles from Mitsukoshi/Isetan. Only 140 bottles were made available at 27,000 yen apiece. They’ve since gone up to 64,800 yen […]

BLACKADDER Chichibu 4yo Virgin American Oak Barrel Cask No.2862 63%

BLACKADDER Chichibu 4yo Virgin American Oak Barrel Cask No.2862 63%

Scotch bottler Blackadder has a new release coming up, this time a Chichibu 4yo cask, marking their third release for a Japanese whisky. And it has a hell of a descriptive name, “BLACKADDER Chichibu 4yo Virgin American Oak Barrel Cask No.2862 63%.” Anyway, previous releases […]

Event Report: Tokyo International BarShow 2018

Event Report: Tokyo International BarShow 2018

Tokyo International BarShow 2018 was held May 12-13 at Tokyo Dome’s Prism Hall. Now in its 7th year, this year’s BarShow was the biggest yet, with 48 booths, and also the most popular. A record 12,300 people attended — over 1000 more than last year. […]

Asta Morris Chichibu 6yo Bourbon Barrel 1st fill Cask No.1552 60.9%

Asta Morris Chichibu 6yo Bourbon Barrel 1st fill Cask No.1552 60.9%

The latest single cask Asta Morris release is from the Chichibu Distillery, this time using a good ol’ bourbon cask. Like Asta Morris’ previous Eigashima release, this one is again at a cask strength 60.6% abv, so look for it to go the extra mile. […]

Japanese Whisky Distilleries to Watch 2018-19: Asaka Distillery, Chichibu Distillery, Nukada Distillery

Japanese Whisky Distilleries to Watch 2018-19: Asaka Distillery, Chichibu Distillery, Nukada Distillery

Chances are you’ve stumbled upon this article because you like Japanese whisky. And that’s probably because of Suntory or Nikka. You’re the person that’s spent just a little bit too much on that bottle of Yoichi 12, because it’s too damn good to pass up. You’re […]

Chichibu Whisk(e)y Matsuri 2018: February 18

Chichibu Whisk(e)y Matsuri 2018: February 18

Yes, it’s time to start thinking about Chichibu once again. Next year’s Chichibu Whisk(e)y Matsuri 2018 is scheduled to happen on February 18, 2018. Now in its fifth year, the annual Chichibu Whisk(e)y Matsuri has a similar setup as last year. It’s once again being […]

Whisky Festival Tokyo 10th Anniversary Bottle: Chichibu 2011

Whisky Festival Tokyo 10th Anniversary Bottle: Chichibu 2011

This year’s Whisky Festival Tokyo is now exactly one month away, on November 26. A third original bottling has just been announced, this one to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Whisky Festival Tokyo. And it’s Chichibu 2011! This was distilled in July 2011 and […]

Chichibu Whisk(e)y Matsuri 2017 announced

Chichibu Whisk(e)y Matsuri 2017 announced

2017’s Chichibu Whisk(e)y Matsuri has been announced: February 19, 11AM to 5PM. 2017 marks the 4th year of the Chichibu Whisk(e)y Matsuri, and once again it’s being held at the Chichibu Shrine. Advance tickets are currently on sale at eplus for 3000 yen for those […]