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Chichibu 2010

Overall rating
84.78/100
votes
39
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Ichiro's Malt - The Peated
Vintage
2010
Bottled
2013
Stated Age
03 years old
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon, Port Pipe, Puncheon
Number of bottles
6700
Strength
53.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Label
59.6ppm
Added on
11 Jan 2014 5:37 pm by very_bad_day
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 557,80

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39 × member ratings

132 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Chichibu 2010

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.78 points

  1. maltaholic did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    By Serge 

    Chichibu 2010/2013 ‘The Peated 59.6ppm’ (50.5%, OB, Ichiro’s Malt, Japan, 6700 bottles) : 86 Punkte

  2. Docmacwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Jim Murray has awarded 96.5 points to the Chichibu The Peated 2010/2013. "Clean, elegant, does exactly what it says on the tin...and a lot, lot more besides...". Pure matter of taste...

  3. Claudio + Cats scored this whisky 60 points Expert Senior

    I think it's just awful. Look for a full ashtray, chew it right through until it drools, then sip it down - have fun.

  4. Monsieur Dram scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    If you have never perceived salt in a whisky, this one should help you! This Chichibu, although very young (3 years), is already very complex. A good surprise, not obvious to apprehend, but that makes travel!
    • Nose
      Very fresh notes, close to a tequila or a mezcal, less sweet. Notes of spray, salt, iodine. It's very maritime. Very pungent, as if there was a hint of mustard. Liquorice is also very present on the nose, accompanied by a little lemon. Grass, cereals ... It's a very characteristic nose of a (very) young whisky.
    • Taste
      Very invasive. Smoke and the freshness of liquorice. Against all odds, some notes of fruit also: pear, apricot, lemon. It is very iodized and salty, with more notes of pepper and clove. The peat is reflected here by notes of cold tobacco and tar. Although perfectly balanced, this is a pretty amazing mix.
    • Finish
      Salt, iodine, and some notes of white fruit. The persistence is good and the aromas pleasant. A nice surprise!

  5. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Nose: intense smoky and peaty, behind it sweet pastries, vanilla, a little shower stick and light fruit.
    Mouth: strong, smoke and peat, very oily in texture, a nice sweetness.
    Finish: sweet with peat smoke, a bit sooty. Long and smoky.

    Conclusion: a great young smoker.

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