It’s lovely to have witnessed Mackmyra’s development in real-time, coming of age as a distillery entering its third decade. I’ll be looking out for and expecting to see some cracking expressions when the juice hits 15 or even 18 years.
N: Apple snow, soft pears, and pineapples,…
T: ,… with a lovely oak blanket body and cellulose-y waxy mouthfeel.
F: True to form. This would ‘pear’ nicely with the calvados.
C: The best Mackmyra I’ve had since I got overly excited about Bruks back in 2013. This independent 11yo is so similar to early Bruks releases in profile but with a maturity that lifts it away from the unripe fruits and those unfortunate detergent-y notes found in some batches.