April 07, 2005

Vintage whisky

On Tuesday evening I wandered to my favourite little bar in Amsterdam, the Cafe De Stil where they boast over 300 different whiskys behind the bar. Deciding for something a little different, I was presented with a bottle of Linkwood 34 year old whisky, distilled in 1969 - 6 years before I was born! I couldn't resist at all, and at €17 per glass, I splurged out and sampled some.

At this price, I certainly wasn't disappointed. 34 years in the cask gave it an intense but very smooth flavour, and the nose of it was wonderful - I could have sniffed it all night.

It goes down the oldest and most expensive, yet one of the most satisfying whiskys I've ever had the pleasure of drinking.

Posted by Ben at April 7, 2005 11:32 PM
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