Linkwood 12 Years

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1420
Linkwood
Scotland, Speyside
Single Malt Whisky
12 Years
43%
0.7 l
Diageo
Flora & Fauna
Chill filtration - With Artifical colouring - With
Average tasting notes Tasting notes
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Nosing
Sweet:
Sweet:
Herbs:
Herbs:
Fruit:
Floral:
Floral:
Peat Smoke:
Peat Smoke:
Fruit:
Zitrus:
Zitrus:
Vanilla:
Vanilla:
Heather:
Heather:
Apple:
Pineapple:
Nuts:
Pear:
Oak:
Pear:
Oak:
Apple:
Spices:
Pineapple:
Malt:
Spices:
Lemon:
Grass:
Lemon:
Grass:
Malt:
Green Apple:
Grape:
Oil:
Grapefruit:
Honey:
Almonds:
Cinnamon:
Kiwi:
Chocolate:
Hay:
Orange:
Kiwi:
Cinnamon:
Chocolate:
Nuts:
Almonds:
Honey:
Grapefruit:
Oil:
Green Apple:
Hay:
Grape:
Orange:
Tasting
Zitrus:
Zitrus:
Sweet:
Sweet:
Fruit:
Herbs:
Malt:
Herbs:
Malt:
Vanilla:
Fruit:
Vanilla:
Spices:
Spices:
Floral:
Floral:
Lemon:
Nuts:
Lemon:
Honey:
Oak:
Lemon Peel:
Pear:
Lemon Peel:
Oak:
Honey:
Pear:
Heather:
Heather:
Peat Smoke:
Almonds:
Apple:
Almonds:
Nuts:
Sherry:
Caramel:
Caramel:
Sherry:
Apple:
Oil:
Peach:
Alcohol:
Alcohol:
Pineapple:
Herb:
Grape:
Pepper:
Banana:
Peach:
Herb:
Oil:
Pineapple:
Pepper:
Dark Chocolate:
Orange:
Peat Smoke:
Grape:
Banana:
Orange:
Dark Chocolate:
Finish
Sweet:
Sweet:
Zitrus:
Zitrus:
Oak:
Oak:
Fruit:
Spices:
Malt:
Malt:
Pepper:
Pepper:
Vanilla:
Vanilla:
Peat Smoke:
Lemon:
Oil:
Pear:
Green Apple:
Spices:
Sherry:
Pear:
Oil:
Green Apple:
Sherry:
Lemon:
Nuts:
Alcohol:
Medicinal Smoke:
Lemon Peel:
Maritime Notes:
Herbs:
Heather:
Apple:
Apple:
Heather:
Medicinal Smoke:
Herbs:
Maritime Notes:
Lemon Peel:
Fruit:
Alcohol:
Peat Smoke:
Salt:
Salt:

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TheGreatMothra
27. Mar 2020
Nosing: Vanilla and cereal notes, some green apple. Has that young bourbon cask character to it.

Taste: Vanille Karamell
Light to medium arrival. Buttery vanilla. Very mid range flavour intensity, stays constant throughout. There's some spiciness over time, but it takes a long time to kick in.

Finish:
Medium length, very woody, dry.

Comment:
Not going to lie, this one's a bit of a disappointment. The nose is fine, if a little underwhelming. On the palate, it really lacks any power, and I absolutely hate the finish. It has a bitter wood sap note which I don't like at all.

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