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Mackmyra Motörhead XXXX Whisky

Overall rating
81.86/100
votes
16
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Batch 3
Bottled
02.2016
Casktype
New American Oak Casks
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
7350029669072
Bottled for
Brands for Fans Sweden AB, Stockholm
Added on
23 Mar 2016 8:06 pm by peatbogger
Chillfiltered

Average value

€ 70.89

6 × in wishlist

16 × member ratings

66 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Mackmyra Motörhead XXXX Whisky

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.86 points

  1. GJR scored this whisky 75 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
      Restraint. Dark, woody, a bit spicy. Rumraisins and dates.
    • Taste
      74 74
      Wood driven masks low abv, tiny hint of sweetness behind the woodpower
    • Finish
      70 70
      Bitterness from the over active wood. After a while some spiciness. Long bitterness on the tongue.

  2. Cubey666 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      82 82

  3. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Sweet, delicately woody, berries, but also yeast-youth sign, vanilla and some esters that fight in the background. That's why I always rush to my glass once served, to capture the first nose. And it was even more necessary today that all these beautiful things fly away too quickly to give something hyper plan-plan. In the mouth, a little soft and watery but nice, finally. From the presence in the final. I would have liked to say more sympatic things about this "commercial" whisky because I believe in the integrity of Mackmyra, but the record remains more than mitigated in my case.

    Enthusiasm 2/5

  4. malthead-sven scored this whisky 68 points Expert Senior

    "Heavy Metal" describes this whisky quite aptly. Whether this is a quality feature is set to go there. After all, a few approaches in the aroma.
    • Nose
      first light lemons in connection with a sprittigen alcohol note, behind it in phases musty, earthy, leek, followed by clear hazelnuts, and again some fuel, with some imagination also vanilla
    • Taste
      less alcoholic than feared, hints of light fruits, slightly spicy, chili, almonds
    • Finish
      astonishingly long, but little oak, mild pepper, no sweetness at all and instead sharpness again

  5. Mr.Sandwich did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Tasting Notes by Whic-Whiskycircle
    Aroma: Fruity, nutty and spicy, aromas of vanilla and almonds, citrus fruits and dried fruits. Herbal aromas of tobacco and anise. Taste: Spicy, fruity, slightly nutty and herbaceous character of citrus fruits, tobacco leaves, almonds and vanilla oak barrels. Finish: Medium long

  6. Georges scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      79 79

  7. Georges scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Vanilla, caramel, fruity (citrus), oaky  
    • Taste
      Vanilla, oaky, spicy, bourbon, creamy, oily
    • Finish
      Medium long, spicy, sultanas

  8. peatbogger scored this whisky 84 points Specialist

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

  9. peatbogger scored this whisky 84 points Specialist

    the label on this one say nothing about oloroso finishing, and I find no sign of sherry either, so I guess the color is adjusted.

    the price is probably also adjuated (devilishly priced at Sek 666,-).

    very tasty for a 5 yo
    • Nose
      vanilla, fresh oak, butterscotch, a bit fruity, some pear, 

      the combination reminds me of new car interrior, so it's kind of inviting
    • Taste
      mildly spicy, fudge, apricots, warm creamy mouth feel

      the use of new american oak casks make it very close to a bourbon
    • Finish
      spices and quite long on the malt, some bitterness

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