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Caol Ila 12 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

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Whisky Magazine Issue 126

The Best Whiskies in the World, Awards Special


Caol Ila 12 Years Old

Caol Ila
12 Years Old
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
12 years old
Produced at
Caol Ila Distillery
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Dave Broom

Balanced mix of ozone freshness, smoked ham and a little touch of seaweed. Very clean and lightly smoky with some sweetness behind. Angelica and seashore fresh.
Oily and tongue coasting.Pears and juniper. Dries towards the finish though the smoke is a constant thread adding fragrance and a drying balancing element.
Gently smoked.
Again it's all about balance here. Subtle and versatile.

Rob Allanson

Bacon buttie with sweet mustard. Slight hints of salt and the seaside.
A little like mature olive oil it leaves a coating in the mouth then dries leaving whisps of delicate smoke. Fragrant peat fires.
Very relaxed and smoked.
Another example of a great Caol Ila, everything fits together perfectly.
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