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Overall rating
87.11/100
votes
29
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Small Batch
Vintage
1992
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
23 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogsheads
Number of bottles
492
Strength
55.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
18 Apr 2016 7:50 pm by DDiep
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 128.68

9 × in wishlist

29 × member ratings

22 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Linkwood 1992 CA

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.11 points

  1. stefsel111 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  2. DramGoodLife scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    The nose was such a grower, started off basic an lacklustre but gracefully develop into some solid.
    The palate didn't live up to the nose an the finish was the ending nobody would wish for.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Butter and vanilla, notes of honeycomb creeping in. Some overripe pineapple which is starting to go soft and turning orange. Some hints of lemon and grassier elements join the party.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Big on the honeycomb with touches of toffee sweetness. A warming spice tingles the tongue with some added sour notes which start to hurt the better sweet notes.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Big on the sour oak, strong wood influence coming into play. Notes of the earlier sour lemon with a touch of burnt sugar end it off.

  3. boy_genius_ck scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      73 73
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      82 82

  4. boy_genius_ck scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    terrible nose, but taste and finish are ok
    • Nose
      grassy, butter, pears, honey, light rotten wood funk
    • Taste
      light fruits, cream, butter, honey, grass, citrus
    • Finish
      medium, spicy, creamy butter, pears, honey, roasted grains, smoke, slightly waxy, vanilla, light fruits and cream at the back followed by honey, citrus and smoke

  5. Malinois scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Tasted at Vroenhovense Whiskyfeesten 2017 1/13

  6. Bishlouk scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Nose: Vanilla, pear, light woody dust, freshly cut and juicy fruit. And even a little iodine, far off? Taste: Spices, vanilla, apple, lemony acidity, and caramelized waves. Finale: Peppermint lemon. Final powerful enough on spices that remain stuck to the gums. Verdict: A classic bourbon profile. The nose is great, especially during aeration. The mouth, very spicy, is less sexy.

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