Tag: ichiro’s malt

The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo Premium Japanese Whisky Flight

The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo Premium Japanese Whisky Flight

When the Ritz says “whisky flight” you can assume it will be in first class. The latest out of the 45th floor Tokyo Midtown “The Bar” at The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo is a (very) Premium Japanese Whisky Flight that is seemingly a summary of Japanese whisky […]

WWA 2019: Japan dominates in blends & grain

WWA 2019: Japan dominates in blends & grain

The World Whiskies Awards results for 2019 are now in.┬áJapan has once again made a great showing! This year it’s a testament to the expertise of Japanese blenders. That’s important because we’ll likely see more reliance on blending prowess–rather than age statements–for the next several […]

Grand Hyatt Tokyo exclusive: Ichiro’s Malt & Grain Maduro

Grand Hyatt Tokyo exclusive: Ichiro’s Malt & Grain Maduro

Roppongi’s Grand Hyatt Tokyo is getting in on the Venture Whisky action with an exclusive bottling dubbed Ichiro’s Malt & Grain Maduro. Maduro is the lounge of the same name at the hotel, and the only place this bottling will be sold beginning March 1. […]

Review: Hanyu and Kawasaki Blend, Ichiro’s Malt & Grain Single Cask Blended Whisky, Exclusively Bottled for The 13th Anniversary of The Mash Tun Tokyo, Cask No. 7880, 100 bottles, 60% abv.

Review: Hanyu and Kawasaki Blend, Ichiro’s Malt & Grain Single Cask Blended Whisky, Exclusively Bottled for The 13th Anniversary of The Mash Tun Tokyo, Cask No. 7880, 100 bottles, 60% abv.

A very special 2017 bottling for the infamous Mash Tun Bar in Tokyo, a blend of approximately 70% Hanyu 1991 and approximately 30% Kawasaki 1982. Wonder what the cask number is for. Supposedly many of the Mash Tun bottles have a cat on the label […]

Japanese whiskies win Worlds Best Single Malt, Blended Malt, Blended Limited at World Whiskies Awards 2018

Japanese whiskies win Worlds Best Single Malt, Blended Malt, Blended Limited at World Whiskies Awards 2018

The global results of the World Whiskies Awards 2018 are now in, and Japan has cleaned up! The following three whiskies have won World’s Best titles: Hakushu 25: World’s Best Single Malt Taketsuru 17: World’s Best Blended Malt Ichiro’s Malt & Grain Limited Edition: World’s […]