Linkwood 2012 MM

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Murray McDavid (MM)
Bottling serie
Benchmark - Limited Release
Stated Age
08 years old
1st Fill Koval Bourbon Finish
313709A to 313713
Number of bottles
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
19 apr 2021 6:21 pm by Fat Bastard!

Average value

€ 62.47

2 × in wishlist

19 × member ratings

28 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Linkwood 2012 MM

6 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 84.67 points.

  1. Banzai scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      84 84

  2. MarcinCh scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Light golden color. Light oily.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Sweet, quite intense. A lot of caramel. Tropical fruit. Pineapple and apricot. Vanilla. Very pleasant.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Sweet. Caramel. A bit of wood, a little bitterness. Dark chocolate. Spices. Cinnamon, white pepper.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Caramel, vanilla. Lots of sweets. Dessert chocolate. Cocoa. Medium-length finish.

  3. Ams76 scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    I've only tasted a sample (on two occasions) but would buy if I came across it at a decent price.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Nose: caramel, cardamom, vanilla, buttered popcorn
    • Taste
      84 84
      Taste: more vanilla, green fruits, meringues.
      Pleasant oily mouthfeel.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Long finish with more caramel, black pepper and some mint at the end

  4. OlivierSegers scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      83 83

  5. YosemiteSam scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    This Linkwood is quite different in smell, but the taste is typical Linkwood. A young but exciting whisky from this distillery.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Vanilla, caramel, popcorn. Mint and spiciness from the Koval barrels.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Tropical fruit, herbs, oak wood, vanilla, banana meringues
      FINISH: Orange, brown sugar, soft malt.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Medium malty finish, vanilla, orange, spices, brown sugar.

  6. keizerjos scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Subtle soft nose that demands and deserves attention and time. There is a very soft vanilla component that I really like. In the taste again a lot of sweet, fruit, with an emphatic strawberry taste in the aftertaste. The fellow tasters also talk about caramel (agree) and foam blocks (disagree). Great whisky this, despite the fact that I like to taste a bit more bite and character in my favorites. These classic Speysiders are not very recalcitrant.


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