Mackmyra

Tasting the World’s First AI-generated Whisky

2019-08-30

Let’s talk about Mackmyra Intelligens AI:01 (I know, me too this kind of appellation really reminds me of someone… ). Let’s talk about something pretty unique and somehow fascinating !   When I first received Swedish-whisky producer Mackmyra‘s press release about this innovative, “first of its kind” bottling, my initial reaction was a cheer excitement, as a “young” (I mean, is 29 still young though …

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Favourite 2019 new whisky releases

2019-07-18

Guess who’s back ? Back again… No seriously, I know I said I would be more active around here in my last post, which was like 6 months ago x) Yet, I’m done apologizing for having a life 😉 I haven’t stopped drinking whisky, I’m not pregnant either (those shiny long hair are just a lure guys, I got extensions and great Instagram filters don’t …

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Weekly Whisky News Round-up

2017-06-03

Black Mountain launches competition to name its matured-at-sea edition After spending 6 months at sea between France and England to experiment sea maturation, a barrel of Black Mountain N°2 was brought back to France last October and is now awaiting its bottling. The Black Mountain chaps are now offering people the chance to find a name for this future limited edition through a competition on …

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10 World Whisky Fun Facts

2017-03-30

  the Italian Puni distillery matures part of its stock in a derelict bunker dating back to WWII. Mackmyra is also matured underground, in a former mine called the Bodås Mine, where the temperature remains around 7°C all year round (amongst other uncommon maturation spots: Chugoku Jozo in Japan have been putting its cask for aging in a 100-meter long ancient railway tunnel!).  Box has bottled a limited …

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The Whisky Show 2016: personal highlights

2016-10-12

As promised, here are my personal malted highlights from last week’ TWE Whisky Show in London. I chose to showcase some very different drams: Scotch, American & World Whiskies, official distillery bottlings & independent bottlers gems as well as affordable options & more pricey alternatives, trying to suit all your discerning palates and wallets ;). Mackmyra Vinterdrom Mackmyra Vinterdröm is a fruity and slightly spicy swedish …

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My August Whisky Wishlist

2016-08-01

Hey little drammers! Don’t know if you notice but it’s the 1st of August already – and you should know it by now, the beginning of a new month around here always means whisky wishlist! As usual, it wasn’t easy to come up with a shortlist of only 5 highly-appealing nectars but life is made of tough choices… Enjoy! The Glenturret Fly 16’s Masters Edition A …

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My personal selection from this year’ Whisky Live Paris

2015-09-30

COMPASS BOX – THIS IS NOT A LUXURY WHISKY To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Scotland’s leading independent whiskymaker Compass Box is bringing out a new release this fall questioning the very nature of “luxury” spirits… “As whiskymakers, when we say ‘luxury’ what we’re talking about is the liquid, the flavor, the experience of enjoying the whisky. Similar to what Magritte did with his painting of …

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