Kiichiro Iwai is the pioneer of Japanese whiskey. "IWAI TRADITION" is his traditional model for Mars Whiskey. In contrast, the taste of Mars whiskey "IWAI" is lighter.
A perfect balance through peated unblended whiskey and various casks such as sherry casks with ripe cherries, honey toffee and beautiful ginger spice. This is a blended Japanese whiskey that enjoys the softness of the elegant palate, harmony with the sense of balance every time you sip it.
Nestled between the North and South Japan Alps, Mars Shinshu is the tallest whiskey distillery in Japan at 798 meters above sea level. The Hombo family has been distilling for over a century. The environment of Shinshu Mars Distillery is surrounded by granite soil, the water source is crystal clear, and the blessing of nature has created the highest quality and high standard whiskey.