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Whisky: Linkwood 12 year old
Serie: Finest Collection
Age: 12 years
Type: Single malt
Distilled: 05-1990
Bottled: 01-2003
Cask Type: Sherry
Strength: 46%
Distillery: Linkwood Distillery
Bottler: Hart Brothers
Country: Scotland: Speyside
Date: 20-12-2008
Nose: Faint, slightly medicinal, sweaty feat, earth, slightly stale.
Flavour: Bitter, some pepper, a hint of sal ammoniac, a lot of solerna sherry. Has a sour rancid finish.
Body: Slightly dry, fatty, granular.
Comments: The sherry is so dominant it makes you wonder how it compares to pure glass of sherry. Needless to say this one's unlike any other Linkwood I've tasted.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ +--- ---- ---- ---- (6.25)