MARS SHINSHU

Distillery
Founded in 1985
Shinshu Distillery is situated in the small village of Miyada which is around 800 metres above sea level, up in the Japanese Alps in Nagano. With a high quality water source, the temperature drops to -15 degrees Celcius.

After opening, the distillery was only in production during the winter months, up until 1992. It halted its Whisky production in 1992 until 2012. Only two stills are known to be in operation at the facility. The Whisky is matured in Sherry, Brandy and Bourbon casks.

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caramel
grain
toasted wood
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cherry
orange
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What does Mars Shinshu taste like?

The Flavor Spiral™ shows the most common flavours that you'll taste in Mars Shinshu Japanese Whisky. It's based on all Mars Shinshu drinks in our large database and gives you a chance to taste Mars Shinshu before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavor Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.

Distillery Details

  • Country
    Japan
  • Established
    1985
  • Owner
    Hombo Shuzo Ltd
  • Visitor center
    Yes
  • Status
    Active
  • Address
    Miyatamura 4752-31, Kami-inagun, Nagano
  • Phone
    +81 265 85 4633
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The tunnel that is used for maturation is ideal, since the temperature is constantly around 14-15 degrees Celcius and humidity is 80%, which makes it a perfect place for the process.
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Japanese Whisky from Mars Shinshu

Average rating: 7.1/10 (14 votes)