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Chichibu Double Distilleries

Overall rating
84.54/100
votes
78
Category
Blended Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Ichiro's Malt
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Long Neck Bottle
Added on
03 Dec 2010 11:35 am
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 158,79

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Whisky Reviews for Chichibu Double Distilleries

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.54 points

  1. sagara-kun scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    A moment that I had not tasted. Here I tasted the batch 74 (the higher it is, the less H there is a priori ...). It's quite different from the first, much older batches. The nose is a little nasty and not very elegant but it is well drinkable. Missing a bit of potato in the mouth.
    • Nose
      Nose strong enough and chiselled Peach, oak, vanilla, fresh sugarcane. A little green and young.
    • Taste
      In the mouth chemical candy, sweet fruits. Papaya, pear, peach. Vanilla, licorice.
    • Finish
      Long finish on the fruits of the mouth.

  2. wisekycourse scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    On the nose, alcohol, fruity and spices drawing towards cinnamon and wood!
    On the palate, peppery spices, orange fruit (orange, tangerine), velvety blend, almond kernel!
    In the final, it's quite short and disparate enough!
    A dram that was going very well, and lacking depth on the end!

  3. Claudio + Cats scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    He is nothing at all. It's not shit, but it's not good either. I had to torture myself to drink the glass. Does not have anything in common with good Chichibu's.
    On Neudeutsch: drink you dise, good for stomach ulcer or nurse, who saufe fil of it. Do not do something better.

  4. Earthwormjim scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    Nice and sippy whisky with that japanese extra to it, not that complex or reveiling though.

  5. helmutgw scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    F: ripened white wine N: for 46% a lot of alcohol, sweet and malty, cereals, closed, few details G: fresh, light body, strong in alcohol, sweet and fruity, some oak A: long - sweet - spicy, becomes bitter + H2O: Alcohol is involved, nothing else new
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  6. Andytka3 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    N- Black tea with pungent spice. Interesting fresh starftuits and apple. Distant tar at the back.

    T- Charred and smoked grilled fruits. Almond and sunflower seeds. Touch of sweet with pungent spice. Balance, lightly solvent.

    F- Medium, smooth. A return of charred oak with earthiness, a drift of soft peat and chewy.
    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  7. Segens scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    My first Chichibu and you can see on this young dram what will be possible in several years. If I compare the young Chichibu e.g. vs Wolfburn the Chichibu is better. 

    Let's see what happens the next years :-)
    • Nose
      Very nice nose which offers peach fruit and lemon. On top the alcohol is tickling the nose which suprises when you look at only 46% alcohol. Quite complex for its young age!
    • Taste
      The taste is worse than the nose as it is more grassy and bitter which is probably due to its young age. Nevertheless not a bad dram just expected a bit more.
    • Finish
      The finish starts sweet and also a bit wooden & bitter but I expected it to be worse after the taste

  8. maltaholic scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Smells first strictly to Spirit. Needs some time. Now comes the oak, wood very intense, rather spicy in the taste. Not bad for his age. Chichibu has great potential for me ...

  9. Monsieur Dram scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    A really simplistic dram. We turn around honey, malt and spices, not very noble aromas in the end. It is not unpleasant, but there is nothing exciting in this malt.
    • Nose
      A very malty nose and very marked by nuts, including nuts and hazelnuts. Some notes of caramel also. With a little opening, we have nice notes of honey, apricot and caramelized apples sprinkled with cinnamon and a hint of fresh mint. The set is very shy, not unpleasant but a little agreed ...
    • Taste
      Very light in the mouth. It's a lot more spicy than the nose. Notes of cinnamon, but also pepper. It's pretty sweet too. Honey, but also caramel too present unfortunately. And then, a dryness that we find with notes of cereals.
    • Finish
      There is not much left in the mouth ... It's sweet, but very poor in aromas. Pity !

  10. GLEN MAUR scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

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