Mackmyra Distillery

Bruksgatan 4
818 32 Valbo
Sweden

Tel.: +46 26 54 18 80

Mackmyra 1st edition Swedish Single Malt Whisky

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Mackmyra 1st edition Swedish Single Malt Whisky

Small casks, Swedish oak and storage in Bodås mine

Much of the whisky in The 1st Edition has been stored in 100-litre casks, which produces an exciting, powerful ageing process. We have also used newly manufactured Swedish oak casks, made using oak that was planted on the island of Visingsö 160 years ago and intended for use in building warships for the Swedish navy. The base is our Elegant recipe, stored in bourbon casks of first fill quality. All stored in the Bodås mine, 50 metres down inside the primary rock.

Citrus, caramel and honey
The colour is light yellow, with hints of amber. The nose is fruity with citrus, pear, apple, honey, light oak with hints of lightly toasted bread and fresh, buttery caramel. The flavour is fruity and subtle, with citrus, caramel and honey. A light hint of oak can be noted at the end. The aftertaste is well-adjusted and balanced, with hints of dark chocolate. For optimal flavour, the alcohol strength has been adjusted to 46.1% using naturally purified water from the Valbo Ridge.

The 1st Edition was released in Sweden June 2nd 2008 and in the rest of Europe later that year.

Images Kindly supplied by the Mackmyra Distillery
Images marked # =photo by Johan Olsson

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