Special:07 Hope

ABV 45.8%
REVIEWED Issue 105
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Brand: Mackmyra
Expression: Special:07 Hope
Type: Sweden Whisky / Single Malt
Age: No Age Statement
Year of bottling: 2012
ABV: 45.8%
Country/Region: Sweden
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Another subtle entrant. Scented with light pine and wild berries. A juniper like note, this time mixed with spelt flour and lemon.
Palate: Very clean and clear with white berry fruits and a little hint of spice. Excellent refreshing acidity moving into pear juice. With water it remains cool, restrained but with excellent balance.
Finish: Cool and clean.
Comment: This shows how well Mackmyra has developed. No need to hope, the point has been proved.
Taster   Martine Nouet
Nose: Light and grassy. Aniseed biscuits. A touch of lemon. Crushed fresh hazelnuts. Very fresh.
Palate: Sweet and nicely flowing. Good clean maltiness. Good balance. Getting spicy.
Finish: Slightly astringent.
Comment: A refreshing and clean whisky. Ideal to pair with seafood or shellfish: scallops, sushi or langoustines.
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