Chichibu distillery

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Chichibu
Region: Japan
Location Midorigaoka 49, Chichibu, Saitama, 368-0067
Coordinates 36°2′47.6″N 139°3′15.8″E / 36.046556°N 139.054389°E / 36.046556; 139.054389Coordinates: 36°2′47.6″N 139°3′15.8″E / 36.046556°N 139.054389°E / 36.046556; 139.054389
Owner Venture Whisky
Founded 2008 (2008)
Founder Ichiro Akuto
Status Active
No. of stills 2 pot stills

Chichibu distillery (Japanese: 秩父蒸溜所, Hepburn: Chichibu jōryūsho) is a Japanese whisky distillery. Founded in 2004 by Ichiro Akuto, and operational from 2008, it was the first new Japanese distillery since 1973.[1] It is located at Chichibu (秩父市, Chichibu-shi), a city in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.[2]

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