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Caol Ila 12 Year Old

Classic

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@galgReview by @galg

2nd May 2010

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nose: smoke,peat,lemon zest, tar, medicinal notes. The whole 9 yards… Islay big time. this is what i love! smoked bacon, wet leaves after the first rain. very very appetizing nose. some malty notes after some time are released , excellent!

palate: Thick, oily viscous body. smoke, warm smoke. the entire mouth is warm and delicious. peat paradiso, with some spice on the end. again, the bacon is here, smoked delicious bacony taste. yumm. pepper. pepper! this is Islay’s finest times. a true winning palate.

finish: Loooooooong smoky sweet finish ending on sweet peat and tar. delightful!

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4 comments

@Pierre
Pierre commented

@galg if you could choose just one Caol Ila would you go for this is the Cask Strength?

10 years ago 0

@Pierre
Pierre commented

that should read "or" the cask strength!

10 years ago 0

@galg
galg commented

definetly CS

10 years ago 0

@jdcook
jdcook commented

Yeah, definitely the cask strength, but this is also a fantastic dram!

10 years ago 0

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