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Iwai Mars Japanese Whiskey Review

Whiskey: Iwai Mars Japanese

Earned a score of 92 points from the Beverage Testing Institute (2016) and the Double Gold Medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

Size: 750mL

Proof: 80 (40% ABV)

Origin: Japan

Distillery: Mars Shinshu Distillery

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Detailed Description

This whisky is named after Kiichiro Iwai, known as “The Silent Pioneer of Japan Whisky,” and the former mentor of Masataka Taketsuru, the founder of Nikka and Suntory Whisky.

Iwai Tradition, is a blended whisky, comprised of both single malts, grains, and blended whiskies. The whisky is then aged in a combination of ex-bourbon, ex-sherry, and ex-wine casks, creating a perfect harmony of flavors.

Iwai Mars Japanese Whiskey Tasting Notes

Nose: Sherried notes, peat and malt on nose.

Palate: The palate is peppery with flavors of ripe cherry, honey and toffee with a beautiful ginger spice.

Finish: The finish is long, crispy and rounded.

Distillery Information

Mars Shinshu is Japan's highest whisky distillery, at 798 meters -just over 2,600 feet- nestled between Japan’s Southern and Central Alps. Mars Shinshu is owned by the Hombo family, who have been in the business of distillation for over a century.

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