Mackmyra Gruvguld (gold from the mine) matured exclusively in small barrels of 30, 100 and 128 liters in the Bodås mine, 50 meters underground.
This whisky pays homage to our powerful 30 liter barrels that have been with us since the beginning of Mackmyra. Over 50% of this single malt matured in such small barrels of different oak types and different finishes.
The new make that matured for this single malt consists mainly of our elegant recipe with the exception of a few barrels that were filled with our smoky recipe, which provide a little extra spice.
Among the many different barrels there is also a good handful, in which Oloroso and Pedro Ximénez sherry were previously stored.
Nose: Spicy with berries, fruits and slightly oily notes. Toasted notes of vanilla, oak and caramel fudge. A light, warm and woody spice with a hint of tar and minerality. Sweet notes of raisins, marzipan, citrus and pear. Notes of black currant and older whisky are found, along with spicy and herbal notes of anise, ginger and tobacco leaves.
Taste: Spicy with a nice balance between fruits, berries, oils and oak. Black currant, pear fudge and grapefruit. Pleasant wood flavor with a hint of tar and tobacco leaves. The texture has a slight oiliness.
Finish: Oily and spicy with berries and a slight dryness towards the end.
Bourbon: 30 L - 100 L 1st fill / 2nd fill
Swedish oak: 30 L - 100 L
Virgin / 1st fill / 2nd fill
Oloroso: 30 L
Virgin / 1st fill Swedish oak + Bourbon: 30 L
Virgin / 2nd fill / saturated with PX
New American oak: 128 L
Virgin / 1st fill / saturated with Oloroso