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[30 Jun 2014 | No Comment | 715 views]
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 | 922 views]
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 | 1,094 views]
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 | 3,279 views]
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 | 911 views]
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 | 1,792 views]
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 …

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[29 Apr 2011 | One Comment | 1,263 views]
Mackmyra Twasting – May, 2nd 2011

Twasting season has begun, and this time with a very interesting twasting of a whisky distillery outside Scotland – Sweden! Mackmyra distillery has been producing whisky in Sweden since 1999. Until now it has been sold mostly in Europe, and now it’s breaking new grounds and expanding their distribution world wide.
Join me, and Angela D’Orazio (Master Blender at Mackmyra)  and …