Linkwood Single Malt Whisky Tasting

This is the Whisky Boys last tasting of 2010. Nicola came over to Jim’s on Tuesday 28th December and brought with her a little bottle containing an amber nectar. This little bottle was a Christmas gift to Nicola from her friend and neighbour, Lee¬†who was also one of the Whisky Boys guest tasters.

This little bottle contained :-

Linkwood, Single Cask, Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Distilled 1994 at 54% Alc/vol, 10cl Bottle.

This precious little dram was bottled and sold by :-

Demi Johns
382 Byres Road
Glasgow
G12 8AR

telephone 0845 6048350

website www.demijohn.co.uk

We would suggest that all our readers check out this website (only if you cannot make it to the shop) as they have many a rare dram and fantastic gift ideas. Now lets taste this wee dram.

Colour…Dark Honeyed Gold

Nicola’s tasting

Nose…Sherry trifle, sweet vanilla , smooth creamy raisins.
Taste…Heavy sherry, rich, rich, rich But smooth with Christmas berries, underlying wood tones.linkwood-single-malt-whisky1
Finish…Long and very smooth.

Score…3.5 corks

Jim’s tasting

Nose…Just full of Christmas cake, downed with a lovely sherry.
Taste…Vanilla and spicey fruit cake, mouth watering wee dram, is there a wee touch of peat in here?
Finish…Quite long and ultra clean and smooth with a little oak coming in.

Score…3.5 corks

Overall Score…3.5 corks

Well we both realy enjoyed this wee dram, could have sipped this one all night. You could just sit back in front of an open fire with a slice of fruit cake and a couple of pieces of shortcake, what a grand image.

We have just put Demi Johns on our wish list for a wee visit, and would suggest you all do the same. Remember to tell the staff at Demi Johns that the Whisky Boys sent you.

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2 Responses

  1. Lee says:

    Glad you liked it Jim! Would definitely echo your call to visit Demijohn. They have a shop in Edinburgh too, staff are really friendly, and if you ask nicely they might let you have a wee try before you buy!

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