Caol Ila 12 year old
Date Tasted: September 2003 # Tasted: 175
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Color: Pale gold
Nose: Peaty, seaweedy, fruity
Body: Light but very firm, becoming syrupy
Palate: Peaty, peppery, spicy, olive-like
Finish: Peppery, warming
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Flavor: Fruity, Peaty, Spicy ABV: 40%

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Caol Ila, located in Port Askaig, Islay is one of the oldest distilleries on the island. It is still very much active today, hosting regular tours and events.

Much of the Caol Ila malt is used to produce blends for the Johnny Walker brand., The whisky that Caol Ila produces has incredibly grassy undertones mixed with a hint of smokiness and fruit. The finish is very spicy and peppery.

The 12 year old Caol Ila and 18 year old expressions are very popular in the USA.


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