Mackmyra

  • Mackmyra is a Swedish single malt whisky distillery founded in 1998 by eight whisky loving friends from the Royal Institute of Technology
  • Named after the village of Mackmyra in the residential district of Valbo, south-west of Gävle, where the first distillery was established. The second distillery was built 6 miles east of Mackmyra village, in 2011
  • Their warehouse is located in a disused Bodås Mine in Hofors, 50 meters below ground.
  • Mackmyra releases are usually cask strength whiskies and all ingredients are sourced within a 75 mile radius from Mackmyra, only exception being the yeast, which comes from Rotebro
December 28, 2017
Mackmyra Svensk Rök pastilles

Mackmyra Svensk Rök Pastilles

Well, what can I say about Mackmyra Svensk Rök pastilles? Tried these in a local whisky society’s tasting and really liked them. These smoke whisky infused drops aren’t very smoky, more like tar pastilles. Tasty fresh pastilles which are flavored with genuine Swedish Mackmyra whisky. Like I mentioned, the Svensk […]
May 12, 2017
Mackmyra Vinterrök

Mackmyra Vinterrök single malt whisky review

Mackmyra Vinterrök is another tasty single malt whisky from the first Swedish whisky distillery. I guess you can state: another innovative whisky from these Swedish pioneers. Vinterrök is a limited edition whisky from their ”Season whisky” series. It is fruity yet smoky single malt with balanced saltiness. Mackmyra states Vinterrök as: “A smoky soul […]
January 16, 2016
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Mackmyra Svensk Rök (Swedish Smoke) review

Mackmyra Svensk Rök (Swedish Smoke in English) is the first peated whisky by the artisans of Sweden. Usually Mackmyra releases cask strength whisky, but this is not. Mackmyra website states, that this whisky is made completely out of Swedish ingredients only. Matured in a selection of Swedish oak casks. According […]
October 15, 2015
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Mackmyra Brukswhisky review

Mackmyra Brukswhisky is a core single malt in the range of the first Swedish whisky distillery. Brukswhisky has been matured primarily in first fill Ex-Bourbon barrels, yet it also contains some Ex-Sherry cask and Swedish oak cask matured whisky. It has some smokier malt too, so we are surely talking […]
April 3, 2014
Mackmyra First Edition review

Mackmyra First Edition review

This is the first standard release by Swedish Mackmyra distillery, most of it matured in virgin Swedish oak casks. I had high hopes because of Mackmyra’s good reputation and of course I was keen on taking my first taste of Nordic single malt craftsmanship. Sad to say but this Swede […]