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Caol Ila 1981

Overall rating
90.82/100
votes
19
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Flora & Fauna - Cask Strength
Vintage
1981
Bottled
1997
Calculated age
16 years old
Strength
63.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
17 Jan 2010 8:45 pm
UncoloredCask Strength

Average value

€ 575.00

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19 × member ratings

38 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Caol Ila 1981

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.82 points

  1. Allandale scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    A firm and oily  body.
    • Nose
      Fragrant peat smoke, juniper, seaweed. Very appetizing.
    • Taste
      Assertively oily, junipery. Late surge of peaty dryness. Very dry.
    • Finish
      Wonderful long and warming.

  2. markkerr02 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    http://smad.se/provningar/provning%20156%20flora%20%26%20fauna.html Test 156: Flora & Fauna Cask Strength - 150328 The whisky tested: Glass 1 Blair Athol 1980/1997, 55.5%, bottle 00451 25 points
    Glass 2 Clynelish 1982/1997, 57.7%, Bottle 2010 23 points
    Glass 3 Aultmore 1983/1997, 58.8%, Bottle 1336 3 points
    Glass 4 Linkwood 1983/1997, 59.8%, Bottle 579 12 points
    Glass 5 Aberfeldy 1980/1997, 62.0%, bottle 1576 26 points
    Glass 6 Dailuaine 1980/1997, 63.0%, bottle 435 38 points
    Glass 7 Mortlach 1989/1997, 63.1%, bottle 832 43 points
    Glass 8 Rosebank 1981/1997, 63.9%, bottle 825 55 points
    Glass 9 Caol Ila 1981/1997, 63.8%, bottle 1143 18 points
    Test reports Bernt Sjödinso Caol Ila 1981/1997, 63.8%
    Color: Dark gold - light amber
    Scent: Vanilla, apple, alcohol tones
    Taste: Vanilla, spicy, fiery
    Aftertaste: Medium - long with vanilla, fattone and a little sweetheart
    Score: 89
    Fat: 100% bourbon; Bottled for Whisky Exchange

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