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Overall rating
87.72/100
votes
46
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 3:52 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 270.64

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57 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Linkwood 1987 CA

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.72 points

  1. WhiskyLovingPianist 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. BestOfWest scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

  3. DarrenHJA scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Soft, mellow, floral and fruity.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Chrysanthemum flowers, bit of oak, dried hay, green grapes.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Citrus sweet, slightly acidity, sugarcane sweetness and scrumptious apples.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Medium finishing, sunflower seeds, orange peel and rice water.

  4. 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.

  5. Luigisim scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  6. kot1803 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

  7. toklian scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    N21 P22 F 21 B 21

  8. MaltFond scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    22.22.21.22

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