Overall rating
Single Malt
Adelphi (AD)
Bottling serie
Stated Age
14 years old
Refill Bourbon
Number of bottles
58.9 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
23 Apr 2018 1:02 pm by dRambo
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 104.97

3 × in wishlist

18 × member ratings

19 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Caol Ila 2003 AD

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.93 points

  1. Glenjasper scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      83 83

  2. Indianerhäuptling scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  3. Gerhans scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    I am not the biggest fan of peated Caol Ila, I actually believe their unpeated style shows much more character! This however, is one of the first peated versions I actually really enjoyed, and actually showed some typical Caol Ila character!
    • Nose
      A nice briny peat nose, with citric elements, some exotic fruits later on and some hints of tobacco.
    • Taste
      A very nice exotic fruitiness combines with lemon peel and smoke. The ABV helps the dram tremendously, giving it the punch it needs.
    • Finish
      A little short, a little bitter with some brine, some grapefruit and some more lemon peel.

  4. dRambo scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. dRambo scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    he is very good drinkable undiluted, otherwise: mhh is probably not my stuff - I think even after 10cl there is no added value to a Laphi QC I get to 25-30 ¬
    • Nose
      mineral lemon, mineral oil, malt, acidity, cinnamon, bright juicy boards - with more time the nose is more acidic than sweet
    • Taste
      sweet, oily consistency with a mixture of licorice, machine oil and sea air - stone powder, ice candy, oak flavors are very intense vegetable spicy without becoming bitter, for me he could be a bit sweeter - would help the balance
    • Finish
      Pudding with mint from a wooden bowl, citrus and grapefruit peel remain medium on the tongue

  6. Ed Radour scored this whisky 89 points Specialist

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88


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