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#24: Kerralish Link

I tell you: it is a great feeling having the time and headroom again to share some blends with you all. This first one of (hopefully) a new series is made up out of 3 components which I have reviewed in separate posts: Kilkerran WIP IV, Linkwood 17yo WhB and Clynelish 7yo TU. I chose these malts because they would seem to complement eachother: all are fruity, but in different ways. The blend ratio is not based on any testing but rather on some informed guesses as to how the malts will behave and a whole lot of wishful thinking. Let’s see if the union of these three malts is […]

Linkwood 17yo by Whiskybroker

The third and last malt which will form a part of the first ‘new style’ blend (if you want to avoid me coming up with yet another pun as a name, please suggest one in the comments… ) is a 17 year old Linkwood which has been bottled by a relative newcomer on the scene of independent bottlers: Whiskybroker. This bottler eliminates the middleman by selling his bottlings direct over the internet and luckily for me now and then I am able to have a few of these come over to Holland. This Linkwood will have to provide much of the complexity in the blend as both the Kilkerran and […]