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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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[30 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Whisky PR Corner – May 30th 2014

Glenglassaugh Releases Two New Expressions In Its “Massandra Connection” Range
Glenglassaugh has added two whiskies to its renewed “Massandra Connection” series.
They are a 35 Years Old Madeira Wood finish and a 41 Years Old Sherry Wood finish, and are available worldwide as of today (29 May).
Both are non chill filtered, at natural colour and finished in the finest Massandra casks.
These casks …

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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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[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 …