• Hanyu Ichiro's 'FULL CARD SERIES' Auctions for Record-Breaking $1,520,000 USD

    12 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Bonhams has just set a world auction record in Hong Kong for the sale of the ultra-rare FULL CARD SERIES whiskey set. Comprised of 54 bottles, the set was released in bottles between 2005 and 2014. Each of the bottles of amber gold has roots from the legendary, and now-closed, Hanyu distillery. Founded in 1941 by Isouji Akuto, a 19th-generation descendant of a long line of sake brewers producing Scotch-style malt whisky, the distillery was forced to close its doors in 2000 amidst record-low whisky consumption in Japan. In came his grandson Ichiro Akuto, who managed to save 400 premium...
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