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Mackmyra Bark

Overall rating
86.25/100
votes
14
Whiskybase ID
WB120405
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Rotspon Double Wood
Bottled
2018
Casktype
Ex-Bourbon + Rotspon Barrique Finish
Number of bottles
427
Strength
54.6 % Vol.
Size
500 ml
Barcode
7350029669447
Added on
03 Nov 2018 3:28 pm by Frieda K.
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 74.93

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Whisky Reviews for Mackmyra Bark

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.25 points

  1. Fanjoscha scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    After I had the Alster in my glass yesterday, I had to go back to the barque.
    A great whisky, but I prefer the Alster ...
    First there is a bouquet of herbs in the nose, there is also juniper smoke. After some time, and a little water, he opens and the fruitiness leaves her room. Here we are on the red berries side.
    The taste becomes very spicy and the herbs remain present. Is that even a bit of a maggi note? The smoke fades into the background.
    However, the finish is dominated by juniper smoke and a sweetness comes to the fore, there is also a slightly bitter note from the wood.
    All in all a good malt. Another great representative of the Rotspon series.

  2. LeChiffre scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    A very individual whisky with a high recognition value. I like the nose the best, but also powerful and delicious in the mouth as well as unique. A nice change from the Scots. However, quite expensive.
    • Nose
      87 87
      slightly fruity; Red berries; Juniper berries; spicy-woody oak flavors; subtle smoke in the background; exciting nosing
    • Taste
      85 85
      fruity and intense spicy; Juniper note; the oak emerges clearly; slight smoky note
    • Finish
      86 86
      delicate fruity sweetness; very spicy; Juniper note; delicate smoky note; Oak clearly there and stays in the mouth

  3. Gere scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Very well balanced whisky.
    good balance between seasoning, fruity, sweetness and smoke.
    • Nose
      Light and subtly smoky. Spicy, fruity, light juniper berry.
    • Taste
      Despite wine barrel very creamy.
      spicy and fruity. still this fine juniper flavor.
    • Finish
      In the finish now comes this light sweet smoke again after he was barely noticeable in the taste. Shortly very noticeable a wood note (possibly pine) and then slowly fading away.

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