Review: MackMyra Svensk Rök Whisky

Swedish whisky hits me at the right spot again. I’ve got a weakness for Scandinavia, there was no way I would dislike the whisky. At the contrary, I love it. Even Svensk Rök (Swedish Smoke) has a particular smell and palate that keeps you calm at all times.

The whisky reminds me of yoga, silence for 1.5 hours and just enjoying the moment and the positions. Listening to a calm voice and letting it all in. Similar with this whisky is my experience, very smooth

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Mackmyra Moment Prestige

Waiting for the perfect moment to try Mackmyra Moment prestige. But what is the best moment to drink this whisky.

Mackmyra Moment Prestige (46,1%) is an eleven year old whisky aged on casks of French oak that previously held wine from the artisinal Champagne producer Philipponnat. When making Champagne, Philipponnat only uses the finest grapes, mainly from Premier and Grand cru vineyards, and then let parts of the wine age on oak casks.

To the whisky, these casks bring crisp notes of white wine, grapefruit, bread and toasted oak.

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Review: Mackmyra Moment Fjällmark with Robert Burns

Mackmyra Moment Fjällmark, a Swedish single malt whisky is part of the Moment series of the Mackmyra distillery. It is the series of their most exclusive casks, handpicked by Master Blender Angela D’Orazio.

Mackmyra Moment Fjällmark was for me the perfect whisky to celebrate Burnsnight 2019, that took place on the 25th of January.

A night of whisky and poetry.

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What is the real whisky?

Hello, my name is Johan. Originally from the Netherlands, but I live in Sweden since the year 2008.

I became more or less seriously interested in whisky and everything around whisky in the autumn of 2014 when a trail running friend and I visited the Glenkinchie distillery south of Edinburgh. We planned a weekend filled with trail running in the Pentland Hills and around Arthurs Seat,  but in that weekend we both became whisky “believers”. We truly believed, from that moment, that the Glenkinchie whisky we tasted was “heaven on earth”.

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Mackmyra, Moment Körsbär

Sometimes there is that feeling inside, a feeling to grab some time for yourself, just for you to relax. That is what I thought while enjoying a nice evening, legs up and with the radio in the background. Moment Körsbär was my choice of whisky to give me that pleasure.

Mackmyra Swedish Whisky was finished in sweet cherry wine casks. If you look close enough, you can see an intense pink sweetness in the colour of this elegant whisky. You will fall in love in an instant.

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Jag gillar Mackmyra Skördetid

Mackmyra Skördetid, a beautiful single malt whisky from Sweden. Skördetid, which is Swedish for “harvest time”, is the result of close collaboration between Mackmyra and the Italian wine producer Masi, and is available in limited quantities.

Mackmyra always surprises me with their amazing releases. And this time, they surprised me with a seasonal whisky with Amarone cask finishing.

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Masi gives Mackmyra Skördetid a taste of Italy

Mackmyra’s latest seasonal release, Skördetid, is an elegant whisky with six months finish in Masi Costasera Amarone casks, which results in a whisky with sweet, vinous notes of grapes, raisins and a herbal spiciness. Skördetid, which is Swedish for “harvest time”, is the result of close collaboration between Mackmyra and the Italian wine producer Masi, and is available in limited quantities.

This is the first time Mackmyra has presented a seasonal whisky with Amarone cask finishing.

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Mackmyra 10 yr old Single Malt Whisky

This is an elegant single malt whisky from the Swedish distillery of Mackmyra, has been matured for over ten years, 50 metres under ground at Mackmyra’s own Bodås mine warehouse.

The whisky is a real addition to your whisky cabinet. The Mackmyra 10 yr old (46,1%) is an amazing whisky with a fabulous label. And the whisky pairs very well with a nice piece of fudge.

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Mackmyra launches a whisky exclusively for the travel retail-market

Mackmyra Expedition

Mackmyra launches Expedition, a limited edition Swedish single malt whisky produced exclusively for the travel retail market. Expedition honours the craft of whisky making and the pursuit of new and inspiring discoveries.

Expedition is an elegant single malt whisky with a hint of light, spicy smoke. It is mostly matured in bourbon casks as well as Swedish oak casks that have held Swedish cloudberry wine for some months, giving the whisky a unique Swedish mark.

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Mackmyra Ten Years – Swedens first 10 year old whisky

Mackmyra 10 years

Sweden’s first major malt whisky with an age statement, Sweden’s Mackmyra is to launch Ten Years, a Swedish 10-year old single malt whisky.


It will be the first Mackmyra whisky with an age statement available to a wider public. Set for release in Sweden on 5 May, it will also be available in selected export markets.

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