Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Langside Distillers (LsD)
Bottling serie
Distiller's Art
Stated Age
32 years old
Refill Hogshead
Number of bottles
50.9 % Vol.
750 ml
Added on
21 Feb 2018 8:56 am by Dram Dracula
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 283.70

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1 member rating

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Whisky Reviews for Caol Ila 1984 LsD

1 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.00 points

  1. Dram Dracula scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    It's a pretty obscure recent bottling brought over to USA by Preiss Imports. Newly opened. Gift from a friend / real estate agent who helped us with our house. Thank you.
    • Nose
      91 91
      Lovely nose, with a complex mix of peat, nectarine, and honeycomb. A good, balanced nose, and likely a very good old age for Caol Ila as well, I suspect. Can't wait to taste!
    • Taste
      90 90
      It doesn't coat the tongue, but dances lightly all over it. There's certainly some oak here, which is a bit much at times, but the juice itself is rather delicious. Combination of soft yellow stone fruits, herring, peat, and seawater, but also some leather and tree bark from mid-palate onwards. I got this bottle as a gift, and I am very thankful for it.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Medium length, quite oaky now, with quite a bit of oak and peppery spice, which is its only fault. Otherwise, a damn good Caol Ila. A well-aged Caol Ila is almost guaranteed to be good, and this is a prime example. I'm not surprised a bottle of this caliber has gone unnoticed in America the past few years, but I am surprised that it came to America to begin with. At any rate, good for those that have a bottle of this.


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