Caol Ila 25 Year Old

Caol Ila 25 Year Old
Whisky Caol Ila 25 Year Old
Country Scotland
Region Islay
Type Single Malt
Age 25 years old
Abv 43%
Rating 88/100

About

The Caol Ila distillery is located near Port Askaig, on the Scottish isle of Islay. They generally produce one of the lighter Islay whiskies, pale in colour, with peaty, floral and peppery notes.
Reviews of Caol Ila 25 Year Old
says on October 17, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Finish strength: Very long
Color: Amber

General description

very nice, elegant, mature and complex malt

Nose

only very few peat smoke is left, very complex yet, coniferous woodland, herbal smoke, wood, ginger, orange marmalade, getting a little sweeter

Palate

sweet at first, then getting dry, then clearly the peat smoke, coniferous woodland, some mocha, honey

Finish

very long, herbal smoke remains, milk chocolate, again some ginger

says on June 3, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

red fruit, Apple. peat. light smoke.

says on January 20, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Bottled 2018 85/100
Bottled 2010 88/100

says on January 20, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Bottled 2018 86/100
Bottled 2010 89/100

says on June 10, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 92/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

One of the best whiskies I've enjoyed so far, a bit too round and smooth maybe, could use a couple more %%%. But still great, quite pricey. This Caol Ila has it all - fruit, sweet, smoke (a hint), overall great taste

says on February 21, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 100/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

compareson to 16 Laga

says on June 29, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 91/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

At first salty and smokey... slowly it becomes sweeter. Fruit (apple/ little peach) and some peat.
The aftertaste is long. Smokey sweet. Expensive but well balanced and verrrry tastefull!!

says on June 10, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

a gentle smoked whisky. i prefer the laphroig lore

says on May 11, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 93/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Beautiful, complex and warming perfect Caol Ila.

Nose

Warm, glowing bonfire, very complex, warming aroma.

Palate

Bittersweet, spicy, full, oily, peaty.

Finish

Long, harmonic, warming farewell.

says on January 8, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Smokie one drink

says on December 13, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 100/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

ik ben normaal geen type dat van een rokerige whisky houdt, maar deze ruikt wel stevig, maar de smaak is prima! in een woord: Genieten!

says on April 16, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 95/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Nice. mooie lsnge nasmaak

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Flavour profile

  • Sweet
  • Smoke
  • Peat
  • Vanilla
  • Wood
  • Fruit
  • Dry
  • Spice
  • Liquorice
  • Lemon
  • Delicate
  • Salt
  • Complex
  • Plum
  • Pleasant
  • Oak
  • Light
  • Leather
  • Grass
  • Malt
  • Long finish
  • Light smoke
  • Honey
  • Good
  • Elegant
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