The distillery known as Linkwood has had various incarnations. The original distillery was built in 1821 on the southern outskirts of Elgin by one Peter Brown. However, his distillery was completely demoplished and rebuilt by his son William in the 1870s. A new stillhouse with four new stills was added in the 1970s and is now the focus of mal ... Read More »
' Rounded yet delicate. Apples again, tingly spiciness. Fills and perfumes the mouth. Delicious...A classic example of a relatively light and fragrant whisky that has real complexity and a gorgeous feel. 8/10' Dave Broom, Whisky Magazine, Nov 2002
A 1991 vintage Linkwood, released by industry legend John 'Jack' Milroy as part of his Frisky whisky series of bottlings. This was distilled in September 1991 and bottled in 2012 after 20 years of maturation at cask strength.
A bottling of Linkwood as part of Gordon & Macphail's Private Collection series, with an interesting red wine cask finish. The casks originally matured Cote Rotie, a red wine from the north of the Rhone region, and the finishing complimented an initial maturation in bourbon casks.
Please note this is limited to one bottle per customer.
For this Linkwood 1981, 12 yo malt that had been matured in traditional casks was transferred to sweet red wine casks for a further 14 years. Something of a departure for Diageo's Special Releases, releasing three malts from the same distillery in 50cl bottles.
An old bottling of 12 year old Linkwood. We estimate this was bottled in the 1970s, a decade which saw the original two stills at the distillery joined by four new ones, which helped to increase capacity.