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Hanyu Ichiro's Malt The Joker Card Series - Colour Label 70cl / 57.7%
A bottle of Ichiro's Malt The Joker Japanese Single Malt Whisky from the Card series bottled at a cask strength of 57.7% ABV. This was imported to the UK by Number One Drinks Company Ltd.
This Japanese whisky comes from the Hanyu distillery, which stopped distilling in 2000 and was dismantled in 2004. At the time Ichiro Akuto, the grandson of the founders of Hanyu distillery, decided to purchase the remaining stock and bottle it as the Card series.
This is one of the last two Card series bottlings, released to complete the 54 bottle set: one Joker in colour and one in Black and White. This is the Colour Joker, a vatting of 14 casks covering vintages between 1985 and 2000.
This is bottle number 2404 of 3690.
Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note damage to the labels.
The Whisky.Auction team has inspected this lot and found it to be suitable for sale. However, please note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Older bottles often contain small amounts of sediment. We cannot guarantee that the contents of this bottle will be free from the effects of age, cork taint, oxidation or other faults.
This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.