MARS SHINSHU Reviews

All Mars Shinshu Reviews

Average rating: 8/10 (123 votes)

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Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Hunter,
Wow. This $45 whiskey belongs in every single collection. As far as I have researched, it is a real Japanese whiskey distilled in Japan, yet its flavors demonstrate mastery in international whiskey. Oak and caramel seamlessly blend with fruity honey, creating a whiskey that is neither bourbon, nor scotch, but rather an astounding Japanese profile.
Mars Shinshu The Lucky Cat "Hana" Blended Whisky
David,
Very light + soft on the tongue with a wonderfully sweet aftertaste. Probably my favorite of the Lucky Cat series thus far.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Douglas,
Fits what you expect from an easy to drink, smooth and slightly light Japanese whisky but will a bit more smoke finish. Very nice, and a great addition to a collection.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
guest,
Easy drinking. Honey, cinnamon taste.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Andrew,
Smoother than I remember. Honey and peach with a lite spice chaser.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Cody,
My current personal favorite whisky; it's incredibly smooth and leads with fruity floral notes on the scent, while having a complex flavor between more sweet honey and toffee flavors and the more fruity finish imparted by the port, wine, and sherry barrels used in its aging. Would highly recommend.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
frank,
My first time trying a Japanese Whisky. Has a good flavor and very smooth to drink. On the rocks was best for me.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Erika,
Super smooth, a warm, very neutral taste
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Rebecca,
Smooth. Caramel.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Jeremy,
Easy drinking but uneventful
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
James,
Cedar and toffee aroma with a similar flavor. Easy drinking but fairly simple. Would like more complexity.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Benjamin,
My first Japanese whisky experience. Tastes like a blended scotch with a very short, dry finish. Some sherry sweetness. Not a bad drink, just not my preference. Good experience.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Anthony,
The nose is very strong and dark, like plums, peat, and sherry. The flavor is, by contrast, quite light and fruity. There is a distinct sweetness to it, and a pleasant peat after flavor. Definitely one of my favorite drams, especially because of the stark contrast between the aroma and flavor.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Tong,
Just like most of the Japanese whisky, it is a very pleasant, easy scotch, a bit on the sweet side to my taste
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Amit,
Strong aroma, caramel spice $
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Eduardo,
Clean and fragrant whisky, notes of vanilla, caramel and spices with some honey. A bit strong in palate and medium long finish with oak aftertaste
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Michael,
The Caramel, Cherry, Sherry and Honey really make for a smooth, sweet whiskey. This is a fine addition to any home bar for the whiskey initiate.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Leah,
This isn't a heavy whisky, it's elegant and nuanced. The Japanese really elevate blending to an art form. This product is a crazy good deal.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Steven,
Could be better for the price. Nothing really stands out for me in this whiskey, kind of plain. Won't be buying this again.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Joe,
Good middle shelf spirit smooth but is missing something not bad for the price
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Amanda,
It had great potential but it comes off as confused as to where it's going. It's all over the board and doesn't follow a nice linear transition between flavors.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Jonathan,
It's a $30 bottle of whiskey. It's good to have around for drunk/cheap friends or to mix with Coke. You get what you pay for but, as far as $30 bottles go, it's pretty good.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Jared,
My first whisky. I thought it was pretty strong. Very woodsy or smokey? I can't really say
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
John,
Not sure yet, still have more work to do on bottle before i decide if i like it
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Scott,
This was probably the worst whiskey I've ever tasted in my entire life. It is completely unpalatable. The taste is completely on describable. It's a mixture between turpentine and linseed oil.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Kim,
This was smooth and good Sorry to say I drank it right away!description was unique and true
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
guest,
Nice
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Adam,
First Japanese whisky. A lot of unexpected floral notes makes it hard for me to compare. Don't hate it, but don't love it.
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Boyd,
Very clean, not complex but good. Spice on the backend
Mars Shinshu Iwai Tradition Whisky
Lorenzo,
Not sure why it says 1.6 on the rating. Unfortunately I ordered this prior to Flaviar. This Japanese is very different. At 80 proof this whiskey starts off very slow, not much happening at beginning, but leaves you with a great vanilla/honey hit on the palate with a small oak hit. Great start off to Japanese whiskey, try this first in your sampling and follow with a stronger Japanese whiskey and you'll gain a true appreciation for their craft. More a 6 on my scale.