sinclair wrote:Have always enjoyed Caol Ila, even the strange Distillers Editions.
"Strange," it may be. But I find the DE to be a very 'circumstance dependent'
sort of spirit. As an example, I poured some DE last night following a meal of poached trout served with a German Riesling, and the whisky, with its wine cask influenced element, provided a seamless flavour continuim that was absolutely perfect.
In contrast, the drier and more assertive releases of Caol Ila, such as the Cask Strength, make for superlative aperitifs,