The Swedish distillers at Mackmyra have quite the roster of whiskies available with a core range and a fairly prolific set of limited editions releases. The key element to each release is flavour, with the core “Signature” range focussing on their house style, the “Seasons” range focussing on (evidently) seasonal influences and different cask finishes, … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Ten Years
As the whisky market becomes more and more saturated (so to speak) the need for distilleries to stand out from the crowd becomes increasingly important. Mackmyra have been at the forefront of that experimental side with numerous special releases focussing on differently seasoned casks. Last year saw the Swedes release the world’s first whisky to … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Grönt Te
The Moments releases by Mackmyra look to offer something extraordinary to your usual whisky offerings, and are presumably called 'Moments' as they are offered in very limited runs for a single period of time. With that in mind, the Prestige is certainly no exception to that practice, presenting a no-age-statement release that has been solely … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Prestige
This is our chance to look back at an eventful year and post our top ten whiskies of the year! Well, make that the top ten of whiskies that we have drank this year, not of all whiskies actually released this year, obviously - making this list even more subjective! Well, without further ado... let … Continue reading 2019 Unplugged: Our Top Ten Whiskies Of The Year!
We’ve written about Mackmyra several times on this site and, for us, it is the spiritual home (as it were) of Swedish whisky. The distillery sells a steadily increasing number of core range whiskies, which are all excellent (see here). However, it is the distillery's nature of innovation and experimentation that leads to their more … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Vintersol
Mackmyra are renowned for their no age statement, flavour-dominated expressions and are very capable of keeping their collectors happy with numerous limited editions and seasonal releases. This whisky is no different in that respect, but quite different in many others. This seasonal release is named with the Swedish word for “harvest time” and is intended … Continue reading Tasting Notes: Mackmyra – Skördetid
On Wednesday 24th May, courtesy of the good folk at Chester Beer and Wine, I recently attended a Mackmyra tasting evening. The session took a couple of hours and saw the assembled collective taste our way through 7 of Mackmyra's current expressions. The evening was curated by a locally-based rep, Alex Johnson, who really packed … Continue reading An Evening With… Mackmyra