This family business was established in 1626 by the Akuto family who were originally sake-makers in the town of Chichibu. Isouji Akuto, the 19th generation of the Akuto family, built a factory in Hanyu city, north-west of Tokyo, in 1941 to produce alcohol and obtained an alcohol licence in 1946. Read More »
A 15yo from the legendary Hanyu distillery, which was closed and dismantled in 2000. This 46% bottling has been created from the stocks saved by Ichiro Akuto, who has built and launched a new distillery in the area called Chichibu. MAXIMUM 1 BOTTLE PER PERSON.
A special release from Ichiro Akuto - a single cask bottling of whisky from the final year of Hanyu distiller's operation. About 10 years old and bottled at cask strength without colouring or chill-filtration. A little slice of distilling history.
A rare bottling of single cask whisky from closed distillery Hanyu by independent drinks company Part des Anges. Distilled in 1986 and matured for 22 years, coming out a few years after the distillery was dismantled.