Episode 342: November 6, 2011

Ichiro Akuto is a maverick among Japanese whisky distillers, creating traditional whiskies with a style that’s anything but traditional. When his family sold their Hanyu Distillery, he not only bought the remaining stocks of Hanyu, but built his own Chichibu Distillery next to the family’s sake brewery. Ichiro shares his family history and his philosophy with us this week as we mark the end of WhiskyCast’s 6th year.

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Mark Gillespie

I'm the host and executive producer of WhiskyCast.

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