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[16 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
Mackmyra Bärnsten – Review

A brief return to the Swedish distillery of Mackmyra with another one of their NAS special finishes casks, this time a whisky aged in Swedish Oak with a Cloudberry Wine cask finish (**Whatever that is!!) Released December 2013, 1550 bottles.
Mackmyra Bärnsten , 49.8% abv , NAS
Nose: sweet and fruity. Almost jam like sweetness. Berries galore. Some sugar and spice …

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[9 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Mackmyra Moment Vinterträdgård (Conservatory) – Review

Today I am taking a day off from the the Blind tasting competition, as my nose was not very usable yesterday, and I did not take any tasting notes for that Balvenie 15 single cask (that tasted like no other 15 single cask Bal… but, go figure single cask, right?). So we’re back with some Mackmyra whisky for XMAS, and …

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[4 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
More Mackmyra for the Holidays: Moment Malström

Another rich and interesting dram today, for the holiday season by the name of Malstrom. Malstrom means whirlpool in swedish , and this expression also was aged in an intersting combo of casks : mainly small 30 Litre  casks -Swedish Oak, American Oak, 1st fill Sherry and 1st fill Bourbon. Smaller casks mean more wood interaction and more flavours in …

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[3 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Tasting Mackmyra Midvinter

This week I will be tasting some Mackmyra whisky, I felt i had to wait a bit until the climate got cooler to taste the Swedish delights of Mackmyra, and I believe (for me) it was a smart move. The first dram I am going to review is called Midvinter which means “Mid-Winter” (Swedish is rather similar to english sometimes, …

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[30 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Mackmyra Svensk Rök

This is a peaty expression from Mackmyra, which is said to use Juniper oak for the smoky seasoning. Bottled at 48,1% it does not bare an age statement, so i guess it’s fairly young, but it does not feel exceedingly young, which is nice.
Mackmyra Svensk Rök , 48,1% abv €59 [LMDW]
Nose: This starts very ashy and smoky, with Peat. some …

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[5 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Four Reserve Mackmyra whiskies (online tasting)

The Internatioal whisky community is indeed not that big and one meets interesting people from all over on social media, and also in real life. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting  Anki Ulvmåne in real life , for the first time a year and a half ago, at Maltstock 2012, and even a better chance this year at the same …

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[4 Feb 2013 | One Comment | ]
The #Mackmyra2013 twitter tasting

This is the 600th post on the blog, and i can not think of a better way to celebrate it , than with 5 Swedish drams. so here’s to another 600!
Almost one year passed since the last Mackmyra blind tasting on twitter organized by Colin (the scots dreamer) and Angela D’orazio, Master Blender At Mack. How time flies. This tasting should have …

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[13 Feb 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
A blind Mackmyra Twitter tasting event

A long time passed since I last tasted a Mackmyra. The last twitter tasting was lots of fun, and left me wanting more. I was very happy to hear that Colin (the scots dreamer) and Angela D’orazio (Master blender at Mackmyra) are holding another online tasting, this time Blind!
A few weeks ago a lovely package arrived with 5 sample bottles …

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[5 Feb 2012 | One Comment | ]
1,2,3,4,5 Mackmyra!

A few weeks ago 5 numbered bottled landed over at Whisky Israel towers, and after a few delays the Mackmyra twitter tasting is on this wednesday!
join me , Angela D’Orazio ,  Master Blender at Mackmyra,  Colin (The Scotch Dreamer)and fellow Twitter whisky friends for an online, “blind” tasting of 5 expressions, one of which is a White Dog, and the …

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[5 May 2011 | 6 Comments | ]
Tasting four Mackmyra – Twitter tasting event

Drinking alcohol is a wonderful thing if done in moderation, but drinking in excess would turn anyone into an alcoholic, and would therefore need the help of alcoholism treatment programs eventually.

May 2nd saw a very unique twasting (twitter tasting) take place , this time of a Swedish whisky. Courtesy of Angela D’Orazio (master blender at Mackmyra distillery, and …