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Hanyu Collectors Tasting

December 24, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hanyu, along with Karuizawa, are the most sought after Japanese whiskies – or whiskies, for that matter – and the Hanyu card collection is the stuff of legends.La Maison du Whisky is now offering an opportunity to try some gems from the famed distillery.

The tasting includes three expressions:
Hanyu 1990 17 Years Old Cask 9511 55.5%
Hanyu 1990 19 Years Old Cask 9305 53.4%
Hanyu 1985 19 Years Old Cask 1732 57.1%
Seats are limited, and booking only via Peatix.


Hanyu was founded by the grandfather of Ichiro Akuto in the 1940s, near Tokyo. In 1980, with the aim of beginning single malt production at the distillery, two pot stills were bought and installed in the distillery. However, as the Japanese did not yet have a taste for blends, in 2000 the distillery was closed and finally closed in 2004. Its stock, after spending some years in a sake brewery in the north of Japan, was then bought by Ichiro who created his own brand, “Ichiro’s Malt”, in 2005. The hundred-odd casks that still remain can now be found at Chichibu and are bottled under different labels, including the famous “Card Series” range.



December 24, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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La Maison du Whisky
6733 0059
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La Maison du Whisky
The Pier@Robertson Quay 80 Mohamed Sultan Road, #01-10 239013 Singapore + Google Map
6733 0059
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