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Caol Ila 23yo 1978/2002

(61.7%, OB Rare Malts Selection)
Average Score: 88
Bottle Profile
TypeScotch Single Malts (Disclosed Distilleries)
DistilleryCaol Ila
Bottler Official Bottling
RangeRare Malts Selection
Brand NameCaol Ila
Year Distilled1978
Year Bottled2002
Alcohol By Volume61.7%
Average Score88

Maniac Ratings
Serge Valentin86
Johannes van den Heuvel81
Olivier Humbrecht89
Michel van Meersbergen85
Robert Karlsson88
Ho-cheng Yao88
Krishna Nukala90
Pit Krause90
Thomas Lipka87
Oliver Klimek91

Retired Maniac Ratings
Bert Bruyneel91

WhiskyFun Review

Tasting Notes
Oliver KlimekColour: Gold - Nose: Dead fireplace, vanilla, lemon zest, hints of smoked ham, ginger and pepper. - Palate: Peat, mixed citrus fruit, mango, vanilla, liquorice, candied ginger, pepper. - Finish: Very long, fruity and smoky. - Overall: Unusually fruity and rather sweet for a Caol Ila, but it works perfectly well.