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Caol Ila 2006 SMWS 53.258

Overall rating
88.33/100
votes
14
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS)
Bottling serie
Seared sweet briny scallops
Vintage
18.07.2006
Stated Age
11 years old
Casktype
Refill Ex-Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
53.258
Number of bottles
304
Strength
57.3 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
29 Jul 2018 5:30 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 73,86

one in wishlist

Level Username
Expert Senior fradin11

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91
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91
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86
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85
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84

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Whisky Reviews for Caol Ila 2006 SMWS 53.258

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.33 points

  1. Fernet Branco scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    The SMWS once took a number of excellent barrels from the distillery on Islay's east coast. At the age of 11, this whisky is just about to age to make the Islay fan dance ... in the true sense of the word!
    • Nose
      89 89
      Sweet ... fish ... smoke ... oil ...
    • Taste
      92 92
      Brutal nice buquet all the above flavors. Nestled in a smoked herring cotton candy. Spectacular!!!
    • Finish
      91 91
      Caramelised Bückling ... and sirloin pickled in maple syrup. Hammer!

  2. Tauti did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    CASK No. 53.258OILY & COASTALSEARED SWEET BRINY SCALLOPS
    Price £66.00

    https://www.smws.com/seared-sweet-briny-scallops

    A real briny aroma greeted the Panel, one comment was “just like dousing a fire with saltwater” while another enjoyed “pitted green olives with chili and black pepper”. On the palate, flavours of sweet smoked pears and sour plums soon followed by grill-smoked summer peas and seared sweet briny scallops. With water, we had a seafood platter with fresh oysters, ceviche and soused mackerel in sweet vinegar on the nose whilst to taste now smoked caramel doughnuts, pheasant terrine with a cranberry and onion confit and in the finish, carrot beef sushi with caper basil mustard.

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