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A flight of three Mackmyras...

Back in February when we had no idea what was about to hit us in less than a month I realized that the Master Blender of Mackmyra, Whisky Magazine Hall of Famer and long time social media friend Angela D'Orazio was visiting Los Angeles. I hit her with a message, luckily she had some extra time and we agreed to meet finally face to face after so many years of exchanging comments, likes, emojis and whatnot on different platforms... Long story short we ended up at a high top table in a bar on an afternoon with a couple of other friends and had an amazing time chatting for hours and hours about politics, environment, current state of things and of course about whisky and distilling. When we finally parted away that evening I had these three samples in my bag she carried all the way from Sweden... I have always been a big fan of early Mackmyra expressions but after they pulled out of US market I only had a chance to taste one or two new expressions when I was in Europe. So, let's …

Springbank 8yo Campbeltown Malts Festival'19...

Paul John Nirvana...

Chateau de Lacquy 1996...

Springbank Society 15yo Fresh Port Hogsheads...

Redbreast 14yo Small Batch...

Russell's Reserve Single Barrel Straight Bourbon...

Dartigalongue Single Cask 1996 23yo...

Old Pulteney Single Cask 2004 13yo...

Old Malt Cask Glengoyne 21yo...

The Mad Men behind The Balvenie and William Grant & Sons...

Tom's Foolery Applejack Cask Strength...

Glen Scotia Campbeltown Malts Festival 2019 Rum Cask Finish...