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Gruvguld

Age

not disclosed

Series

Season range

Bottled by

Mackmyra OB

Bottling date

not disclosed

Cask type

Bottle size

70 cl

ABV

46.1 %

Number of bottles

not disclosed

Released for

Sweden

First sold

2018-04-20

Article number

EAN barcode

Added to database

2018-04-05

Latest update

2018-05-25

 

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Mackmyra Gruvguld (Gold from the mine) has been aged in small casks of 30, 100 and 128 litres, in Bodås mine. This whisky is a tribute to Mackmyras powerful 30-litres casks, and more than half of the finished result was aged in these casks of different oak types and finishes. The new make that was aged, is mainly of the unpeated recipe, with an exception of a few smoky casks for a small spiciness addition. In the wide variety of casks used, there are also some that prestored oloroso and Pedro Ximénez sherry. A total of 317 30 litre casks were used in the mix, which is 73% og the total volume. Casks: BOURBON: 30 L — 100 L 1st fill / 2nd fill SWEDISH OAK: 30 L — 100 L Virgin / 1st fill / 2nd fill OLOROSO 30 L Virgin / 1st fill SWEDISH OAK + BOURBON: 30 L Virgin / 2nd fill / saturated w. PX NEW AMERICAN OAK: 128 L Virgin / 1st fill / saturated w. Oloroso Notes according to Mackmyra: Nose: Spicy with berries, fruits and light oily notes. Toasted notes of vanilla, oak and caramel fudge. A light warm and oaky spiciness with a hint of tar and mineralities. Sweet notes of raisin, marzipan, citrus and pear drop. Blackcurrant notes of older whisky are found together with spicy and herbal notes of aniseed, ginger and tobacco leaves. Taste: Spicy with a nice balance between fruits, berries, oils and oak. blackcurrant, pear fudge and grapefruit. Pleasant spicy oak with hints of tar and tobacco leaves. The texture has a light oiliness. Finish: Oily and spicy with berries and a light dryness towards the end

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