Caol Ila 18 Year Old

Caol Ila 18 Year Old
WhiskyCaol Ila 18 Year Old
CountryScotland
RegionIslay
TypeSingle Malt
Age18 years old
Abv43%
Rating 86/100

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 18 Year Old
says on August 28, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 95/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Great Whiskey, fruity and very smooth.
Can't remember what taste exactly but I know it was my favorite.

says on May 3, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

wunderbare süsse und torfrauch in der Nase, im Gaumen herrlich ausbalanciert... süsse, zitrusfrucht, torfrauch und im abgang würzige eiche.. mit ein paar umdrehungen mehr wäre das Teil perfekt...

says on May 1, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 81/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

Nice whisky, but a bit pricey in my opinion.
Peat, smoke and wood. And a bit too much of it for my preference.

says on April 14, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 81/100
Color: Amber

General description

Beetje rokerig, toch zacht in de mond. Zoet. Hout.

says on January 13, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

Good whisky but little too harch for my taste.

says on December 23, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

That's by all means one of my favorites ever

says on December 16, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Rauchig un Komplex

says on December 8, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

ein toller runder Whisky, der leider für mich ein bisschen zu rauchig in der Nase ist und der im Mund den Torf/Rauchgeschmack zu stark zelebriert. Beides keine Favoriten von mir. Als Abschluss eines netten Abends mit leichterem Einstieg aber durchaus eine Option.

says on August 8, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

nice peaty whisky

says on August 4, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

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says on June 12, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

incredibly smooth. All the Caol Ila caracters are there. Sweetness (vanilla/fruit), smoke, peat and some saltiness. Nice oily aftertaste.

If you like smooth smoke whiskys. This is one you have to try.

says on April 11, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 91/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

Perfect smokey experience. Evokes feelings of sitting next to a slowly burning campfire.

says on May 5, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 92/100
Color: Burnished

General description

Excellent whisky from this Islay distillery; one that I must admit that I have little experience with. That will have to change, based upon my tasting of this one.

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Flavour profile

  • Peat
  • Smoke
  • Vanilla
  • Sweet
  • Delicate
  • Fruit
  • Wood
  • Salt
  • Malt
  • Smoky
  • Complex
  • Sea
  • Oily
  • Oak
  • Strong
  • Medium length
  • Light
  • Lemon
  • Good
  • Dry
  • Brine
  • Citrus
  • Smooth
  • Fresh
  • Grass
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