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Hombo Mars

The Shinshu (or Mars Shinshu) Distillery founded in 1985 by Hombo Shuzo Co. Ltd is companies third distillery the previous two Yamanashi Distillery (1960-1969) and Mars Kagoshima Distillery (1978-1984) both having ceased operations. The current Mars Shinshu Distillery temporarily ceased operation between 1992 and 2011 but has resumed production with its first 3 year old being released as the The Revival 2011

NamePronouncedAKARegionCountry of Origin
Hombo MarsMars Shinshu distilleryNaganoJapan
StatusActiveWhisky TypeWebsiteTours Available
Hombo MarsNot Available
ManagerDistillerBlenderOwned byParent Group
Koki TakehiraMatsuzaemon Hombo

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