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

Distillery Factsheet

Name Pronounced AKA Region Country of Origin
Hombo Mars Mars Shinshu distillery Nagano Japan
Status Active Whisky Type Website Tours Available
Active 1919 - Present Malt Hombo Mars Tour Link
Manager Distiller Blender Owned by Parent Group
Koki Takehira Matsuzaemon Hombo