Caol Ila Distillery
You can see why blenders adore this. For those who like their Islay malts aggressive, zesty and smoky.
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society
53.50 – 7 Years Old
Nose: Juicy, smoky with iodine notes. There's sooty chimneys, rock pools, seaweed, crepe bandages and burnt sticks on the beach.
Palate: Slightly bitter with some citric notes which are then given a blanket of peat smoke and iodine.
Finish: Long. Smoky. Medicinal.
Comment: You can see why blenders adore this. For those who like their Islay malts aggressive, zesty and smoky.
Nose: Vegetal. Green. Or is that suggested by the Chartreuse colour? Or the shade of undiluted real absinthe. A very pretty whisky.
Palate: Light but oily. Fragrant. Junipery, fruity. Peppery. Phenolic.
Finish: Very dry. Reminds me of alder smoke.
Comment: Young and hot. If that sounds flirtatiously sexy, you have the right idea.
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