Caol Ila 12 Years

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Caol Ila
Scotland, Islay
Single Malt Whisky
12 Years
43%
0.7 l
Original bottling
Chill filtration - WithArtifical colouring - With
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Nosing
Peat Smoke:
Sweet:
Maritime Notes:
Fruit:
Medicinal Smoke:
Seaweed:
Zitrus:
Bonfire Smoke:
Salt:
Nuts:
Ham:
Lemon:
Herbs:
Almonds:
Iodine:
Oil:
Alcohol:
Caramel:
Malt:
Oak:
Orange:
Spices:
Apple:
Chili:
Heather:
Honey:
Mint:
Pear:
Vanilla:
Banana:
Fig:
Floral:
Grapefruit:
Grass:
Hay:
Leather:
Lime:
Sherry:
Herb:
Tasting
Peat Smoke:
Sweet:
Maritime Notes:
Salt:
Spices:
Fruit:
Oak:
Nuts:
Seaweed:
Medicinal Smoke:
Oil:
Bonfire Smoke:
Zitrus:
Alcohol:
Malt:
Vanilla:
Chili:
Pepper:
Herbs:
Ham:
Chocolate:
Honey:
Apple:
Caramel:
Grass:
Heather:
Orange:
Pineapple:
Herb:
Almonds:
Cheese:
Coffee:
Dried Fruit:
Grape:
Grapefruit:
Green Apple:
Hay:
Iodine:
Leather:
Lemon:
Lime:
Melon:
Mint:
Plum:
Sherry:
Finish
Peat Smoke:
Sweet:
Malt:
Maritime Notes:
Spices:
Oak:
Seaweed:
Fruit:
Nuts:
Oil:
Salt:
Medicinal Smoke:
Chili:
Pepper:
Herbs:
Zitrus:
Herb:
Alcohol:
Bonfire Smoke:
Chocolate:
Vanilla:
Wheat:
Anise:
Barley:
Caramel:
Coffee:
Dark Chocolate:
Grapefruit:
Heather:
Leather:
Mint:
Plum:

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javis1213
24. Oct 2016
Nosing: Peat SmokeSweetFloral

Taste: Peat SmokeVanillaSweetSpicesHoneyFruit

Finish: Peat SmokeSweetSpicesAnise

Comment: Very light smokiness which is quite surprising as a very famous Islay malt and the very important component of the Johnnie Walker. The fruitiness is very remarkable and very enjoyable, which makes the whisky very mouthwatering, savoury and enjoyable. The finishing is long and it is a very well balanced dram. Much appreciated.
alexgol296
11. Dec 2015
Nosing: seaweed

Taste: little bit petty and salty

Finish: long

Comment: one of my favorite type of whisky
16. Nov 2020
Nosing:
Peat SmokeAlcoholOrangeZitrusHoneyBonfire SmokeHam
Taste:
Peat SmokeNutsAlmondsAlcoholSaltSweet
Finish:
long linger
Comment:
It's very briny. This is the first time for me to find briny taste from samples. The impression is different from 43% ABV than expected. It's very smooth and mild , I can't catch the so much alcohol attack. But judging from other tasting experience, this is not so much one for my taste than Lagavulin.
23. Jan 2016
Nosing: Bonfire SmokeIodineSweet Liquorice

Taste: Peat SmokeSaltSpicesOil Liquorice

Finish: Peat SmokeOilPepper Liquorice

Comment:
30. Jan 2016
10. Feb 2018
Nosing: Peat SmokePeat SmokeMaritime NotesSweet

Taste: Peat SmokeMaritime NotesMalt

Finish: Peat SmokeSpicesMaltMaritime Notes

Comment:
09. Feb 2018
Nosing: Peat SmokePeat SmokeMaritime NotesMaritime NotesSweet
Taste:Sweet sweetness: Maritime NotesMaritime NotesOak
Finish: Peat SmokePeat SmokeMaritime NotesMaritime NotesSweet
Comment:
mwrock
22. Apr 2016
smokeybourbon
27. Oct 2019
Nosing: :Peat SmokeMedicinal SmokeZitrusSweet

Taste: Medicinal SmokePeat SmokeSweetOakSpicesMaritime Notes

Finish: SweetOakSpices

Comment:
robh3fan
30. Apr 2016