Originally Posted by Unregistered
What -- no mention of Caol Ila in this thread. Anyone have any thoughts on how this compares to other Islays?
Coal Ila 12 y/o was the first single malt I ever purchased. For me, the nose is smokey, peaty, and medicinal. The taste has a smokey, peaty, peppery, sweetness to it and a long finish. I would consider it more medicinal but not as smokey/peaty as Laphroaig.