Tag: mars whisky

Komasa Jyozo Distillery Festival November 10-11

Komasa Jyozo Distillery Festival November 10-11

If you find yourself down in Kagoshima on November 10 and 11, head on over to the Komasa Jyozo Distillery Festival for some fresh whisky. It’s a celebration of a year since Komasa kicked off operations at the Kanosuke Distillery. Don’t be fooled by the […]

Single Malt Komagatake Limited Edition 2018

Single Malt Komagatake Limited Edition 2018

2018 definitely has not been a banner year for Japanese whisky. Here in Tokyo it’s only gotten more and more difficult to find age-statement Japanese whisky at bars, let alone buy a bottle for a decent price. While we are watching several new distilleries this year, it’s going […]

Marsmalt Le Papillon A. hippia japonica

Marsmalt Le Papillon A. hippia japonica

The latest in Hombo Shuzo’s lineup of butterfly series of single malt, single cask whiskies is Le Papillon A. hippia japonica, named after the “fairy of the deep mountains.” This is a fairly young whisky being distilled in January 2014 at Mars Shinshu Distillery, then […]

Single Malt Komagatake Y’s Cask pre-orders open

Single Malt Komagatake Y’s Cask pre-orders open

Liquor shop Liquor Mountain is now taking pre-orders online and in-store for their new collaboration with Hombo Shuzo, dubbed Single Malt Komagatake Y’s Cask. It’s been 4 years since the renovation of the pot stills at Hombo Shuzo’s Mars Shinshu Distillery. But from what I […]

Mars Whisky Single Malt Komagatake Yakushima Aging

Mars Whisky Single Malt Komagatake Yakushima Aging

The latest release from Mars Whisky is upon us, Single Malt Komagatake Yakushima Aging. As the name indicates it’s aged on the small island of Yakushima, a UNESCO World Heritage site and rainforest off the coast of Kyushu. Even though it’s only aged 3 years […]