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Address: 2 Kolonnvaegen, Gavle 802 67, Sweden
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Mackmyra – Explorers in whisky.

The Swedish original since 1999.

We had a...

Mackmyra – Explorers in whisky.

The Swedish original since 1999.

We had a dream. To create the first Swedish malt whisky. We chose our own way and developed it from scratch. The road was neither the easiest nor the fastest. But it was the right one, we reached our goal. A Swedish malt whisky with its own identity.

In our 35 meter high distillery, we have traceability right down to the individual grain fields, and furthermore space to continue looking beyond the traditional. The storage of the small handmade casks is an example. Another is the Swedish oak who so generously share its character to the whisky.

In Mackmyra Whisky Village, just outside Gavle, you will find our distillery, forest warehouse, and visitor center with restaurant.

Enjoy a delicious meal, try our whisky and see how we manufacture Swedish whisky. We’ll take you to the top of the distillery and guide you through the whole process from top to bottom.

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Testing our own barrles of whisky

It was very nice visit. We got the chance to test our own whisky and the brands from Mackmyra. After that, ve had a guided tour through the whisky making process

Reviewed 7 April 2011
Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

Me and my party came an off season day in March. to Mackmyra. Started with a nice meal in the restaurant served by nice and friendly staff. Then it was time for the tasting that was prebooked and pre-paid. - Lets go up to the conference room for the tasting the guide said. ( Being a PR consultant myself I... More 

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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Whisky tasting was a lot of fun and learned a great deal. Well organized and informative about the whisky making process. Tasting consisted of 6 whiskys and then there was an opportunity to taste more in the bar area. Well worth a visit. Really nice people.

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Au SG, Switzerland
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Reviewed 25 May 2014

Just a few meters beside the motorway near Gävle, there is the Mackmyra Destillery. They produce the whisky form Top-Down! Take you time, make short stop and visit the company. You can even buy your own barrel, but not take it with you. There are special procedures necessary. Enjoy in the company's bar but then let someone else drive your... More 

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Reviewed 20 June 2012

A few years ago a group of fellows decided to cash in on the Single Malt Scotch fad. The Swedes make outstanding vodka, schnapps, beer and cider, but they do not know how to make whiskey. Don't waste your money, not even for the novelty.

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Gavle, Sweden
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Reviewed 18 March 2012

If you want to stop by at one of very few whisky manufacturers in Scandinavia you should do so at Mackmyra. You can have a guided tour at the destillery or shop for merchandise. This attraction has great plans for the future so things should improve at the site.

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Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
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Reviewed 7 April 2011

It was very nice visit. We got the chance to test our own whisky and the brands from Mackmyra. After that, ve had a guided tour through the whisky making process

1 Thank Mickelraev

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