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Caol Ila
Whisky: Caol Ila 1990-2011
Serie: The Old Malt Cask
Age: 21 years
Type: Single malt
   
Distilled: 03-1990
Bottled: 03-2011
Cask Type: Refill hogshead
Cask #: 6912
Bottles: 148
Strength: 50%
   
Distillery: Caol Ila Distillery
Bottler: Douglas Laing (pre May 2013)
Country: Scotland: Islay
   
 
Date: 10-03-2013
Nose: Smoke, a hint of peat, shoe polish.
Flavour: Smoky, a little peat, sweet, spicy, salty, vanilla, smoky finish.
Body: Slightly dry, granular, oily, creamy, nicely oily finish.
Comments: There are worse way to spend an evening than with a smooth subtle Islay whisky.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++-- ---- (8.5)
   
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