History Founded in 2004 by Ichiro Akuto. In 2007, the Chichibu Distillery was completed and began producing whisky after acquiring a whisky production license in February 2008. Chichibu was the first new Japanese distillery since 1973. It is located at Chichibu (秩父市 Chichibu-shi?), a city in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.
The Whiskyphiles tasting notes