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.With rich honey, banana, berries and raisins on the nose, sweet and a bit of tannic on the palate, an..
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..
Released by Mars Shinshu distillery once a year, the 2021 version is like an evolution of its previous release! With a strong aroma of caramel, chrysanthemum, which is its signature, with a more notable minty smell, and it is slightly smoky! Getting to 48% ABV, making it lighter on palate, but not r..
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 ..
Mars Shinshu has been "revived" for 8 long years, while Sherry Cask whisky from them is still rare to see, maybe their whisky did not work so well with sherry cask at the past. We have tried some and American White Oak is still the best for Komagatake. In 2019, Mars starts launching more Single Sher..
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 Shinshu for over 5 years, and it was bottled in 2021...
Mars Shinshu was once stopped production until 2011, and its long-aged release now are matured in casks before 1992, its closing year. This new Komagatake from Shinshu Distillery were blended from 4 different casks, which are 3 sherry casks from 1986,1988 &1990, and 1 American white oak cask. Wi..