Linkwood 28 1987 Cadenhead Small Batch

Thanks to /u/xreekinghavocx for pouring me a dram of this. Here we are, more mystery reviews, done in December as part of an Advent Calendar made up by my wife of my own samples. It’ Advent Day #18, just in case you’re having trouble following, what with my other whisky samples, tastings, and pretty baller-ass whisky life, when I think about it. I’m pretty happy with it… Continue reading Linkwood 28 1987 Cadenhead Small Batch

Linkwood 15 Gordon & MacPhail

Linkwood 15 Years Old Speyside bottled by Gordon & MacPhail, 43% ABV, $125 CAD. Nose: Honey, peach, pear, apricot, Sweetish Berries candy, citrus, chocolate, and a delicious malt note. Taste: Honeycomb, chocolate, floral, melon, a candy sweetness, and again that really nice malt. Finish: Long, spicy, light cinnamon and chocolate. Thoughts: Very impressive! The malt note that runs throughout the whisky is perfect. Really good … Continue reading Linkwood 15 Gordon & MacPhail

Linkwood Refill Sherry Butt 2000 (Malts Of Scotland)

Typically I’m a bartender’s minor annoyance. Sometimes I’m a bartenders happy, well tipping friend. And other times I’m the bane of bartenders’ existence. I’m reviewing at this nice pub by the train station and I ask, nicely, to try Linkwood Refill Sherry Butt 2000. Which annoys the guy in front of me, because he has to go grab a stool to get up to the top… Continue reading Linkwood Refill Sherry Butt 2000 (Malts Of Scotland)