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Owned by Hombo Shuzo Co., Shinshu Mars Distillery was founded in 1985 at Nagano, and is officially the first open whisky distillery from the company, it produces well-known whiskies under the name of Mars. In recent years, Shinshu Mars Distillery produced some young but high quality whisky, which were mainly matured in American White Oak casks. We truly admire and fall in love with this highest whisky distillery in Japan.

The distillery is situated at Miyata Village where it sits 798 meters above the sea level. The Mars whisky is making with natural minerals water and aging in the cold and foggy environment that brings it distinctive rich favors.

Mars Komagatake Limited Edition 2020
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Brand: Shinshu Mars
The 2020 limited release from Mars Shinshu Distillery, it is to celebrate the reconstruction of Mars distilling site, which will be activated in autumn 2020, and the landscape of the distillery is printed on the label.This edition is matured in Sherry Casks and American White Oak casks. On nose, it ..
Brand: Shinshu Mars
The eighth release of "Lucky Cat" Series, featuring the oldest cat May and the newcomer Luna as the theme. Representing the aroma of Sakura Cask and the peaty flavor, these two distinct personalities come together harmoniously in this blended whisky.Mr. Hombo says, "My family's eldest cat May and th..
Brand: Chichibu
A groundbreaking Whisky from Mars and Chichibu, blending their malt spirit, which is an uncommon way among Japanese Whisky distilleries! Mars Shinshu Distillery and Chichibu Distillery exchanged new spirit back in 2015, then matured in Chichibu Distillery, and it was bottled in 2021...
Brand: Shinshu Mars
A Blended Whisky series under Hombo Shuzo, named after their former consultant, Kiichiro Iwai. Blended with imported whisky and Japanese Whisky with the ratio of 75% malt whisky and 25% grain whisky.A limited release finished in Pedro Ximenez Sherry Cask, with more sweetnesses like maple syrup and b..
Brand: Shinshu Mars
Mars Shinshu Distillery and Christian Drouin Distillery, a Calvados maker in Normandy region of northern France, have begun an experiment of exchanging Calvados and whisky casks to mature whisky in respective locations. This edition was matured in bourbon barrels for more than 3 years then finished ..
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