"Ichiro's Malt BELLUSTAR Limited Edition 2023" x "Chichibu MISO CHEESE CAKE"
BELLUSTAR TOKYO, A Pan Pacific Hotel (Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo; General Manager Katsushi Nishikawa) will be offering a limited-time pairing set titled "Bellustar Journey ~ Whisky Experience ~" at the main bar on the 45th floor, "Bar Bellustar," from September 15th (Friday) to October 31st (Tuesday), 2023, for 4,500 yen (including service charge and consumption tax).
The "Bellustar Journey" created by our hotel's bartender and chef is a pairing set that allows you to enjoy the marriage of spirits and ingredients nurtured by their terroir. As the first installment, bartender Shigeki Yoshida and pastry chef Sayuri Masumoto have collaborated to offer the pairing set of "Ichiro's Malt BELLUSTAR Limited Edition 2023" and "Chichibu MISO CHEESE CAKE" in the "Bellustar Journey ~ Whisky Experience ~.
"Ichiro’s Malt BELLUSTAR Limited Edition 2023" is a limited-edition blended whisky produced by Venture Whisky, a leading craft whisky distillery located in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. Limited to just 270 bottles, this original blended whisky has been aged in Oloroso sherry casks, giving it a rich and vibrant aroma with a long-lasting finish. The label design incorporates elements inspired by the exterior and logo of the "Tokyu Kabukicho Tower," featuring imagery related to entertainment such as piano keys and audio equalizers, as well as elements from the tower's motif, the fountain. This design captures a sense of uniqueness that can only be experienced in conjunction with the whisky.
"Chichibu MISO CHEESE CAKE" has been specially crafted by pastry chef Sayuri Masumoto to complement "Ichiro’s Malt BELLUSTAR Limited Edition 2023." The Chichibu terroir and the smooth water flowing through the region pair exceptionally well with "Ichiro’s Malt," and this Japanese whisky harmonizes beautifully with a moist, Japanese-style cheesecake infused with Chichibu miso, one of the region's specialty products.
The "Bellustar Journey" pairing set will continue to offer new culinary pairings in the future, curated by our bartenders and chefs, creating ongoing opportunities for unique and delightful taste experiences with spirits and ingredients.
・Bellustar Journey ~ Whisky Experience ~ Overview
Title: "Ichiro’s Malt BELLUSTAR Limited Edition 2023" × "Chichibu MISO CHEESE CAKE"
Duration: September 15, 2023 (Friday) to October 31, 2023 (Tuesday)
Pairing Set Price: 4,500 yen (including service charge and consumption tax)
・"Ichiro’s Malt BELLUSTAR Limited Edition 2023" Product Details
Ichiro’s Malt BELLUSTAR Limited Edition 2023" is characterized by its opulent and deep aroma, derived from Oloroso sherry casks, offering a long-lasting and delightful aftertaste.
The glasses, finished with Edo Kiriko, reveal their most beautiful appearance when you pour the whisky into them and bring it to your lips.
・"Chichibu MISO CHEESE CAKE" Product Details
Chichibu MISO CHEESE CAKE" has been crafted to achieve a harmonious balance between rich Chichibu miso and cream cheese, resulting in a smooth and creamy texture. Additionally, the aroma of seaweed complements its flavor, creating a pleasant lingering aftertaste. Please savor the marriage of whisky and cheesecake as they meld together in your mouth.
・Overview of Ichiro's Malt
"Ichiro's Malt" is a whisky brand produced by Venture Whisky, located in Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture. Founded by Ichiro Akuto in 2007, distillation began the following year. It has achieved the prestigious distinction of winning the top award at the "World Whisky Awards" for six consecutive years.
・Bar Bellustar Overview
Bar Bellustar is a main bar where carefully selected fruits, vegetables, herbs, and craft liquors nurtured by the Japanese terroir meet exquisite wines from around the world. Its concept revolves around providing an experience that captivates guests from all over the world, offering quality and expertise. With a menu featuring sparkling scenic views and entertainment elements, as well as immersive performances, you can enjoy a unique bar experience that can only be found in this place.
・Floor: 45th floor
・Weekdays: 17:00 to 24:00 (Last order at 23:30)
・Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays: 13:30 to 24:00 (Last order at 23:30)
・Seating Capacity: 58 seats
Reservations and Inquiries
・Telephone: 03-6233-8455 (Direct line, available from 17:00 to 22:00)
Notes:The displayed prices include a 15% service charge and 10% consumption tax.
Due to legal regulations, alcohol service is strictly prohibited to individuals under the age of 20 and those who will be driving.
Please be aware that menu items may change based on ingredient availability and harvest conditions.
The information provided in this press release is accurate as of the announcement date. Please note that there may be updates or changes to the information.
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