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Linkwood 1987 CA

Overall rating
87.18/100
votes
35
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Authentic Collection
Vintage
1987
Bottled
05.2018
Stated Age
30 years old
Casktype
Refill Ex-Sherry Butt
Number of bottles
480
Strength
57.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
22 May 2018 3:06 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 265,13

4 × in wishlist

35 × member ratings

50 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Linkwood 1987 CA

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.18 points

  1. jazzpianofingers did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    https://whiskylovingpianist.wordpress.com/2018/07/04/tomoh-weekend-special-cadenheads-part-1-2/

    N: This straight dunnage-y>floral<malt profile is so familiar that I know I’m going to kick myself when it’s revealed. Shredded wheat and cereal putty also plays a part.

    T: Edgy yet firm & rich straw barley arrival - in hindsight, a firm Linkwood trait.

    F: Straight, creamy barley finish, the strength somewhat biting.

    C: I haven’t had a Linkwood for ages! Sharing similar qualities, I had wondered whether it was a Mannochmore - both of which I’m a fan. Amazingly, this is not from a bourbon cask but sherry refill. Unusually, I didn’t write down a score. Around a B[+] probably.

  2. Allandale scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Creamy sweet fruit
    • Nose
      Lemon zest, very smooth vanilla ice cream with tinned peaches,
    • Taste
      Smell of dunnage earth floor found, aniseed too, dried apricots and figs found.
    • Finish
      Very nice, little bit dry in the aftertaste, coffee notes found, cinnamon sticks, raisins, and cocos.

  3. Luigisim scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. kot1803 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. toklian scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    N21 P22 F 21 B 21

  6. MaltFond scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    22.22.21.22

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