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General Mackmyra Loose Snus

General Mackmyra Whisky loose snus is a premium whisky flavored snus designed by both Swedish Match AB and Mackmyra Swedish Whisky AB.  As both a snus and whisky legend I, Moe Unz, am having a party in my mouth thanks to General Mackmyra!
1 Can
10 Cans
Tobacco weight (g): 42Nicotine (%): 0.75
Available Since: 2016Shipping Weight (g): 59
Flavor Descr: Tobacco, WhiskyFlavor Group: Spicy
Ingredients: Water, Tobacco, Humectants (E 1520, E 422), Salt, PH Adjuster (E 500), Mackmyra Whisky and Flavors incl. Smoke Flavor

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General Mackmyra is a tobacco-centric snus flavored to contain a subtle tone of fruit with notes of cedar and Mackmyra Svensk Ek Whisky. Svensk Ek, or 'Swedish Oak', is matured in barrels made from oak trees planted on the island of Visingsö centuries ago, oak originally intended for shipbuilding.  These trees are better served aging this wonderful snus!

In creating General Mackmyra Whisky loose snus, Swedish Match and Swedish Whisky maker Mackmyra Swedish Whisky combined their expertise in tobacco blending and whisky making over a roughly 18 month development period.

On the General Snus side,  Master Tobacco Blenders Lars Jonsson and Mattias Schyber joined with Mackmyra Master Whisky Blender Angela D'Orazio to create the unique and quite tasty snus.

As a Swedish Snus Lord I, Moe Unz, am very impressed with General Mackmyra Whisky Snus and have already added it to my regular rotation.




Dark, Robust Whiskyyy

Taste feels premium, dark, robust tobacco accented by smoke, wood, whiskey.
Reminiscent of Copenhagen with great range of depth of flavor.

Overall: Very tobacco centric with great body and command of boldness. Whiskey provides a nice smoke and natural woods flavoring.

Slightly less robustness than, say, Onyx Guld. Nonetheless, an absolute delight!


    Tastes like copenhagen and bourbon!

    Smokey tobacco.

    Hints of JD or JB

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      My favorite whiskey and one of my favorites across the board

      Mackmyra is superb and luxurious. I enjoy the Lös more than the portion, the flavor is rich and lasts much longer. Unlike other reviewers, I taste the whiskey plenty in this format, nice and smokey. Islay Lös had a very nice flavor, unbeatable for the price, but was stronger than I need and started to taste cheap and a bit dirty after a little while. Mackmyra stays true for the whole ride.

      • 1 out of 1 people found this review useful.

      Best whisky Snus on the market

      Have been using Swedish Snus for about sixteen months. Used Copenhagen snuff (fine cut, not that long cut garbage) for about 30 years. Am now completely off American tobacco. I absolutely LOVE this Mackmyra. The los is SO much better than the portion. For some reason, the portion tastes completely different than the los. I am not a drinker at all. Can't stand the taste of whisky. However, I don't taste any whisky in this los at all. It is sweet, but to overly-sweet. Bakes really easily, even by hand and the drip is very manageable. I tend to get more drip from any los, so I always use a spittoon with all los. Give this one a try. I love it.

      • 3 out of 3 people found this review useful.

      It's ok

      It's an ok snus. I've been using it up long enough to go through two rolls, which for me is about three months (it's not the only thing in the rotation).

      Being a non-drinker, I'm not all that familiar with what whiskey is supposed to taste like, but this stuff is ok. I mostly care about the longevity of the taste, the consistency of the bake over time, and the nic hit.

      It's medium on pretty much everything. Some are easier to handbake, some are harder. It has more of a hit than some, and less than some. It's definitely higher quality than Odens and other budget brands, though. This is probably the first General product I have ever rated below 5. But it's a strong 4.

      • 2 out of 2 people found this review useful.

      It's solid stuff.

      I personally liked Probe Whiskey (even though many folks hated it). I have no idea why we replaced it, or why folks disliked it so much, but this is definitely a different ball game.

      First off upon opening the shipping package I could immediately smell this stuff still in unopened cans. It smells heavenly. I don't know how to describe it other than "fruit". It's some type of fruit but who knows what exactly. Grind wise it's very easy to work with. Leaning more towards the play dough texture, but not being the same consistency as Prima Fint.

      Taste wise all I really get is salt and mild citrus notes. There is definitely some General Classic mixed in here. Then you can catch a taste of that fruitish flavor. I'm not much of a whiskey drinker so maybe that's what I'm getting....I have no idea but it's not offensive in the slightest.

      I'm more of a budget snus guy, so unless it goes on another 10 for 5 sale I'll probably pass as it's pretty pricy. But for the gamble of buying bulk snus I have never tried I'm pretty impressed.

      • 3 out of 3 people found this review useful.

      Excellent flavor!

      I find this to be the best whisky snus on the market. If we HAVE to compare whisky snus flavors, the General Mackmyra is closer to the first Islay Whisky batch than the Crafted offering, mainly because the strong dark chocolate flavor/odor that Crafted sports is not there at all. Mackmyra has a nice, mellow background sweetness like Islay Whisky.

      When you first open the can, you get a well balanced split between a nice, robust tobacco scent and a tantalizing and true whisky scent. Neither is overpowering, and are very complimentary to each other.

      The grind is very similar to what you'd expect from General's regular lös, not as coarse as something like Grov lös, nor as fine as Skruf lös. The snus is appropriately moist.

      General Mackmyra is easy to bake, if you bake your lös. I am more of a hillbilly pincher, and that works perfectly, too.

      The flavor showcases the robust tobacco scent I mentioned earlier, and is rounded out by mellow whisky and tar flavors with just a hint of mild fruit that comes on after I've had the pinch working for 15-20 minutes. The flavor is long lasting, and I've had pinches that retain their flavor up to an hour.

      The nicotine effect has an onset, strength and endurance typical to regular-strength Swedish Match lös snuses.

      This snus now has a permanent place in my rotation, and I am thrilled with its addition!

      • 9 out of 9 people found this review useful.

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      General Mackmyra Loose Snus

      General Mackmyra Loose Snus

      General Mackmyra Whisky loose snus is a premium whisky flavored snus designed by both Swedish Match AB and Mackmyra Swedish Whisky AB.  As both a snus and whisky legend I, Moe Unz, am having a party in my mouth thanks to General Mackmyra!

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      US Government Mandated Warnings for Americans 

      Depending on the month, this product can cause mouth cancer, can cause gum disease and tooth loss, 
      is not a safe alternative for cigarettes, and smokeless tobacco is addictive.

      If you are NOT an American, the below doesn't apply to you