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Linkwood 1993 GM

Overall rating
85.13/100
votes
18
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Gordon & MacPhail (GM)
Bottling serie
Reserve
Vintage
14.06.1993
Bottled
09.2012
Stated Age
19 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry Hogshead
Casknumber
6817
Number of bottles
224
Strength
52.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
for van Wees
Added on
16 Oct 2012 2:52 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 116,00

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18 × member ratings

Level Username Rating
Expert Senior Bearman
89
Expert Junior PeterNoster
89
Member Junior DDragon80
88
Expert Junior Heideroosjes
88
Expert Junior WillemvdK
87
Expert Junior Fat Bastard!
87
Connoisseur Hvdree
86
Expert Junior Frank1972
86
Administrator Dennis979
85
Connoisseur Erik Elixer
84
Expert Senior aby
84
Connoisseur stefsel111
84
Expert Junior erikz
84
Connoisseur MaltMartin
83
Specialist Ruud6421
83
Expert Senior Franzman
82
Expert Senior erikb
82
Expert Senior Medea
82

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Whisky Reviews for Linkwood 1993 GM

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.13 points

  1. stefsel111 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      86 86

  2. Hvdree scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. WillemvdK scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Needs time and water to open up and become a bit fruitier. Straight out of the bottle it's fairly dusty and flat, but o boy does it change!
    • Nose
      Raisins, dried plums, lemon juice and cardboard boxes (old, dusty ones). Also some spicyness (nutmeg, cinnamon, even some ginger maybe?)
    • Taste
      Not nearly as sweet as the nose may make you think. It's fairly dry with a big surge of vanilla and raisins. Reminds of of Dutch "vla met boerenjongens" (custard with raisins), but with some nice biscuity, malty touch and marzipan. The spicyness comes in at the end. Develops nicely, doesn't pack a huge punch. I would expect a bit more with this 50+ ABV. Very balanced indeed.
    • Finish
      Finish is dry, with a fair amount of tannins. Not unpleasantly so, very oaky and soft. Right at the end there is a certain nuttiness; walnuts. It's a very long finish indeed.

  4. MaltMartin scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    A decent sherried Linkwood. Might be a little too tanninic and astringent for my taste.
    • Nose
      Juicy oakiness. Beeswax. Oranges and tangerines. Some floral notes. Nutiness.
    • Taste
      Strong sherry notes. In a harsh and astringent way though. Dried fruits and orange peel. Very tanninic as well. Spices of black pepper and nutmeg. Chocolate and espresso coffee.
    • Finish
      Long. Gingery and liuorice. Becomes bitter. Minty.

  5. Franzman scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    A full sweet sherry nose with fruit in the middle, the fruit acid just does not win the sweet sherry ... yes, tasty. The arrival is full and robust, sweet currants with a fruit sour remain with strong spicy notes in the mouth, long hang ... mmm .... in the aftertaste the wood is reasonably dominating and becomes somewhat bitter at the end. good whisky, full of flavor, reasonably balanced but a bit on the pricey side. 82 points

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