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Caol Ila
Whisky: Caol Ila 12 year old unpeated (2011 release)
Age: 12 years
Type: Single malt
Distilled: 1999
Bottled: 2011
Cask Type: First fill ex bourbon American oak
Strength: 64%
Distillery: Caol Ila Distillery
Country: Scotland: Islay
Date: 28-05-2012
Nose: Grain, glue, buttercups.
Flavour: Some peat, white pepper, almonds, a little fruity, earthy, blackberries, very rich.
Body: A little sharp at the start due to the massive alcohol, slightly oily.
Comments: This one packs an abundant punch. Unfortunately, it somehow just doesn't seem able to release it all.
Rating: ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ +++- ---- ---- (7.75)