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Linkwood 1995 CA

Overall rating
87.11/100
votes
29
Whiskybase ID
WB111131
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Small Batch
Vintage
1995
Bottled
04.2018
Stated Age
22 years old
Casktype
2 Bourbon Hogsheads
Number of bottles
456
Strength
48.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
01.03.18 18/96
Barcode
2138452384527
Added on
19 apr 2018 12:28 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 132.07

9 × in wishlist

29 × member ratings

40 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Linkwood 1995 CA

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.11 points

  1. Cubey666 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
      tropical and red fruits, honey, throat menthol candy thingies, bit earthy and quite enjoyable.
    • Taste
      85 85
      more red fruit with creamy strawberries, powdered sugar, easy and relaxed
    • Finish
      84 84
      red pepper, fruity, bit dry.

  2. BLX scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    Long time fan of cadenhead but not particularly Linkwood. This was somewhat of a gamble purchase when I was in Edinburgh 2019. Purchased at the Cadenhead Shop.

    Nose: gorgeous tropical fruit notes, pineapple, limes and peach.

    Taste: grilled guava and orange zest, more tropical notes, honey, pear , Granny Smith apple, very tart.

    Finish: medium long.

    Thoughts: wonderfully constructed whisky, ticking all the right boxes, great nose and full bodied fun, I’ve revisited several times after opening and it gets better and better each time. I will look closely at future Cadenhead linkwood between 20-25 years old and it came in at a reasonable price for a 20+ year old whisky.

  3. fradin11 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. YosemiteSam scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    A nice Linkwood on bourbon cask. Delicious in between all that sherry violence.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Vanilla, lime, mint, grass, spices, oak.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Vanilla, spices, honey, fudge, oak
    • Finish
      86 86
      Long spicy and dry finish, oak.

  5. Mascht scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    A breakfast whisky with great cereal notes
    • Nose
      89 89
      Intense and fresh after vanilla, grass, lemon, oatmeal, orange jam, some green mint, some moldy leaves and fudge
    • Taste
      86 86
      mild, dry and a bit watery, lots of grain again, plus mustard seeds and toffee
    • Finish
      87 87
      long and very dry, herbs and a mix of spices remain

  6. grinface scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    This is a very delicious malt and I really enjoy it! It has been a while that I have put a whisky in the category "breakfast" so clearly. At the same time he still has a nice twist in the finish. Just great! Full review (in german): https://keinehalbendrinks.de/2019/11/06/into-the-linkwoods/

  7. Jackson05 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    N: vanilla, dry grass, honeydew melon, liquid honey, faint wax
    T: light and delicate, toast, honey, caramel
    F: cardboard, oaky, caramel, dry. Very dry.

    Nose is the best part. Gets overly dry in The finish. It’s ok. Falls in the unremarkable category.

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