That word is not what you think it is… It is MACKMYRA! The Swedish whisky makers have now literally pushed the boat out and have announced that they are ageing some of their whisky in casks on a barge on the River Seine in Paris! That's right... on a boat! Mackmyra Angela D’Orazio and the … Continue reading News: I’m On A Boat M******a!
When all the world appears to be in tumult, and nature itself is feeling the assault of climate change, the seasons retain their essential rhythm.Madeleine Kunin As sure as Mackmyra will push the boundaries of whisky maturation, they will also respect nature and the (very literal) fruits and offerings of the seasons. There is no … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Björksav
I don’t think that much more can be said about what a weird year 2020 was. I am forever an optimist though, and whilst I can’t deny the horrible times that we’ve had, I still think it important to look back and take stock: as I write this, I can say that I’ve made it … Continue reading 2020 Unplugged: Our Top Ten Whiskies Of The Year
Much like the fashion catalogues of yesteryear that used to appear through our letterboxes, Mackmyra annually produce a Spring/Summer edition and an Autumn/Winter release within their “Seasonal” subset of single malt whiskies. Each year the team manage to push the envelope of whisky maturation in a direction that suits the season. Vinterglöd is no exception … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Vinterglöd
It’s that time of the month again for another Mackmyra post - my "Mack Of The Month", if you will - and it is also that time of the year again, where Mackmyra are set to release a new seasonal release. The Swedish distillers look to release two expressions a year that explore the seasons, … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Jaktlycka
Another month, another Mackmyra review and another first (certainly for me): a cloudberry wine seasoned single malt! Happy days! (I really could get used to this!) The Fjällmark (‘Mountain Land’) expression sits within the Moments range of Mackmyra releases, representing another rare and unique offering into the whisky world. The bottled spirit comprises a series … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Fjällmark
Here we are with yet another Mackmyra review and it seems that we should probably just have a “Mack of the Month” feature. For this post we are looking at the new Efva release. This expression comes from their Moment Range - the more exclusive releases which focus on even more rare and unusual casks … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Efva