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Chichibu Newborn (Cask #447: Double Matured, Unpeated 1 Year Old) Tasting notes and reviews

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Chichibu Newborn (Cask #447: Double Matured, Unpeated 1 Year Old)

Newborn (Cask #447: Double Matured, Unpeated 1 Year Old)
Japanese Whisky ~ Single Malt
Produced at
Number On Drinks Company Ltd

Dave Broom

Firm with grippy oak. Slightly hard underneath with some fruits trying to break through quite grippy wood. Green oak/freshly laid decking then some vanilla and the resinous note also seen in 451.
Very soft with full oakiness and a slight nuttiness. Red fruits and cherry.
This is all about the wood and while I can see the commercial interest this is just an interesting experiment that's been bottled. Personally, I prefer it in refill and am willing to wait.

Rob Allanson

Very closed at first, just gentle vanillas, soft dark sugar. Hints of oak spices, cinnamon and a herbal quality.
Big oak vanilla spices. Toffee and cream.
Lush and rich.
This is the start of something good.
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