Caol Ila 12-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Islay Single Malt Whisky
Stated Age
12 years old
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Added on
05 jul 2020 10:53 pm by Dagobert100

Average value

€ 39.90

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Whisky reviews for Caol Ila 12-year-old

6 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 84.08 points.

  1. KB201 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    In my opinion, along with Ardbeg 10 and Laphroaig 10, one of THE three standard bourbon barrel smokers that shouldn't be missing on any Islay shelf.

  2. Polaku1703 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    The peat expression I like the most with it's catchy smell and taste of kippers but just 43% has no effect of any intoxication at all in this case. With the 18 y old or the Moch, for instance, it does it at 43%.
    But looking at the bright side of it, it must be because of that the distillery is the champion among all Scotland in terms of independent bottlings. It justs tasts better at 46%.
    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  3. fnk scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    There is something in Kul Ili, besides smoky, its characteristic note in aroma, for some reason I do not like it, just if you equate forehead to forehead laf10 with kul ila base, laf will be higher.

  4. JacobaEd scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. GIORGOS scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  6. Floor scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    Much softer than I expected this one to be. Great whisky


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