Mackmyra Intelligens

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Number of bottles
46.1 % Vol.
700 ml
with NFC-Chip
Added on
29 Aug 2019 11:56 pm by holborndrinker

Average value

€ 55.86

14 × in wishlist

55 × member ratings

143 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Mackmyra Intelligens

12 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.13 points

  1. whisky313 did not rate this whisky Specialist

    In September 2019, Intelligens is launched, the first whisky produced by Artificial Intelligence (AI). The whisky is made by the award-winning Swedish whisky distillery Mackmyra, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The AI ​​system is based on the Microsoft platform Azure and was developed in cooperation with the Finnish technology company Fourkind.

    Intelligens is the result of a collaboration between Mackmyra and Fourkind and is based on the Microsoft Azure platform. Mackmyra has submitted 75 whisky recipes that Destillery has partnered with the Mackmyra brand ambassadors over the years. The data has been supplemented with customer reviews, awards, ratings and the like. From this raw data, Fourkind developed an AI model that suggested new recipes.

    The Intelligens bottles are equipped with NFC chips from the Mackmyra partner company Thin Film Electronics. If you hold an NFC-compatible smartphone to the bottle, you will learn details about the whisky and its production.

  2. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Balanced, young, cereal. Small fruity sweetness. No incredible presence. Smooth and consensual. Lack of identity.

    Enthusiasm 3/5

    Whisky n ° 2169

  3. thijs100 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    It's rather subtle, gentle, and laidback, but remains very interesting nonetheless.
    • Nose
      Sweet breakfast cereals and gentle orchard fruits like pears, but also a touch of mango and butterscotch. A whiff of raw sugar and toffee too, then greener notes of eucalyptus, even some ginger.
    • Taste
      It's herbal, spicy and oaky, but with enough sweetness and fruitiness to keep things interesting and (most importantly) balanced. Soft pepper, subtle citrus, a tinge of saw dust and a whiff of quince.
    • Finish
      The spices linger. Slightly dry. Aniseed. Ends on sweeter notes.

  4. Dhugal MacArdry scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  5. Fudschafudscha scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Nose: quite fruity, yellow fruits, light and airy.
    Little bit of alcohol, yound and slightly woody.

    mouth: like the nose, fruits, mango, ex-bourbon wood.

    quite short and relatively gone quickly.

    Nice in summer

  6. Maltlife scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    A 5cl sample was tasted. Mackmyra is a good mediocrity for me when the moment is not supposed to be a Scottish malt. This one was kind of interesting because it was designed by "AI".
    No additional purchases.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Young; Fresh; (Green) apple and pear; some cream candy; slightly salty; Caramel sweetness.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Present immediately; Alcohol dominates the first moment; apple and pear again (apple stronger); caramel sweetness; something creamy again; Oak; fresh wood; a hint of salt here too.
    • Finish
      82 82
      Short; the alcohol can be seen again briefly; otherwise rather reserved; the previous fruitiness does not come through here properly.

  7. hawk31 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    Nose: Waxy, oily like a Clynelish with lots of oak, apple, Werther's real, sherry, subtle vanilla, caramel and honey.

    Taste: oily mouthfeel, smooth onset with a little salt, dusty oak, sweet and milk chocolate, a bit of herbal candy.

    Finish: Medium length, with light saltiness, caramel, apple pie. Subtle smoke and salt caramel remain.

    I find the idea behind this whisky interesting, including what it has to offer. Not bad

  8. Smittie scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    Light fresh oak and sherry in scent and taste but especially a sweetness of pear and anise and even some bubblegum in the scent, not unpleasant. Does not last very long but a nice whisky if you like light and sweet.
    • Nose
      Light, fruity and sweet.
    • Taste
      Sweet, pear, anise and bubblegum.
    • Finish
      Light and short, fresh but pleasant alcohol.

  9. face scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      82 82


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