Linkwood 15-year-old GM

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Stated Age
15 years old
40.0 % Vol.
750 ml
Bottled for
Meregalli Giuseppe srl, Monza
Italy Italy
Added on
16 aug 2011 7:20 pm

Average value

€ 100.00

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Whisky reviews for Linkwood 15-year-old GM

4 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.85 points.

  1. lincolnimp scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    The nose does certainly improve with water but i think this tastes much younger than its stated 15 years. 

    There is something not quite right about this one in the back of my mind I am thinking that this bottle may have been exposed to sunlight and while it has by no stretch of the imagination ruined things it certainly has had an affect
    Edit October 2018
    I have got another one of these so I will check and compare.
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

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  3. lincolnimp scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    There is nothing wrong with this but i found it too sweet.
    • Nose
      This smells like a really old blend it is all on toffee, coffee, caramel and cripes banana skins.

      The sherry inluence is obvious but there are some metalic and varnish notes that spoil the party a little.
    • Taste
      Powerful and very sweet, this needs a little water i think.

      It is too syrupy sweet for me like this so a few drops of water added.

      It is even sweetet now on yellow plum and perhaps a hint of nectarine.
    • Finish
      Medium length remaining very sweet.

  4. cuhp scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Splendid, but would have been stellar at 46% or more
    • Nose
      Dried berries, apples, blackberries, chocolate, tobacco 
    • Taste
      Bitter chocolate, cigar boxes,
    • Finish
      Cigar boxes, pepper, leather 

  5. aby scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    notes from E.Elixer are spot on, the only thing i can add is that it is a shame they used caramel to color the whisky. Because of that the nose and taste do not come simply forward.

    sample available on

  6. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    N: sweet sherry tones, dried fruits, smoke, honey, nuts and oily
    T: nuts, walnuts, spices, dusty and smoke
    F: fudge, smoke and later floral
    compared with Linkwood 1991 - 2011 Wilson & Morgan
    sample available on


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