Mackmyra Distillery Stjärnrök Swedish Whisky

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Key Facts About This Whisky

Distillery: Mackmyra

Country: Sweden

Range: Seasonal limited edition whiskies

Master Blender: Angela D’Orazio

Aromatic Profile: Smoky and Extra Smoky recipe accounts for 57% of the blend, of which Smoke Tail Recipe is 5%.

Cask Type: Oloroso, ex-bourbon, American oak, Cloudberry-wine seasoned Swedish oak

Alcohol by Volume: 46.1%

Bottle Size: 700ml normal size, or 50ml sample dram

Mackmyra Stjärnrök Tasting Notes

Nose: Spicy with clearly smoky notes of peat and juniper. Fruity with raisins, nuts, dried fruit and toasted bread. Vanilla fudge, tobacco leaves, sandalwood, cedar and ginger.

Palate: Smoky, fruity and spicy with fine notes of peat and juniper. Minerals and herbs followed by vanilla fudge, raisins, dried fruit, orange peel and dark chocolate. Spices of roasted oak barrels, sandalwood and cedar, anise, white pepper and ginger. The texture is slightly oily with light oak spices.

Finish: Round smoke in harmony with exotic and dried fruits.

About this seasonal single malt

Mackmyra Stjärnrök (Star Smoke) is a Swedish single malt whisky created with cold, dark months in mind. For this edition, Mackmyra began with their handmade smoky Rök recipe. They then matured this in oloroso, ex-bourbon and American oak casks for body, complexity and sweetness. To balance the smoke and the deep, dark notes from the oloroso casks, they added older ex-bourbon casks. These contained their unsmoked elegant recipe, contributing vibrant aromas of citrus and vanilla. The whisky is then brought together by the addition of spicy Swedish oak casks saturated with cloudberry wine. This brings a deliciously warming finish. Stjärnrök is perfect to pair with a winter charcuterie of ripe figs, walnuts and strong, hard cheeses.

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