The first Mackmyra distillery is located in the old mill and power station, at Mackmyra, Sweden and produced its first spirit in 1999. Featuring a full-sized pot still from Forsyth’s in Rothes, Scotland, Swedish stainless steel washbacks and a German mash tun, with a production capacity of 600,000 bottles a year.
They now have two active distilleries, the second one located about 6 miles east of Mackmyra village, was built and went on stream in 2011. Featuring two full-sized pot stills with a production capacity of 1,8 M bottles a year. It’s seven stories high, using gravity to power many internal processes within the distillery.
All ingredients used in the production are sourced within a 75 mile radius from Mackmyra, except for the yeast, which is from Rotebro.
They were appointed the ‘European Spirits Producer of the Year’ by the IWSC in 2012 and in 2015 the ‘World Distiller of The Year’ by Wizards of Whisky.