Overall rating
86.52/100
votes
28
Whiskybase ID
WB183584
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Elixir Distillers (ElD)
Bottling serie
The Single Malts of Scotland
Vintage
28.11.2007
Bottled
19.01.2021
Stated Age
13 years old
Casktype
Hogshead
Casknumber
320254
Number of bottles
274
Strength
55.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5060880920138
Added on
16 may 2021 1:56 pm by blacknapkins
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 99.94

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Whisky reviews for Caol Ila 2007 ElD

12 users have left 12 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.52 points.

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 84 points Photo Moderator

    Little bit unusual on the nose but pretty OK on the palate, some bitterness in the finish - some water recommended
    • Nose
      84 84
      Wet hay, damp smoke, little citric, peaty, vanilla, scrambled eggs and bacon
    • Taste
      86 86
      Punchy, oily, citric, honey, good sweetness, peat, smoke, fruit juice
    • Finish
      83 83
      Long, burning, citric, peaty, smoky, herbal, a tad bitter

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  3. Floctomore scored this whisky 81 points Member Senior

    Not much peat
    Not much sweet

    Bitterness dominates.

    Poor

  4. KayMeertens scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
      Rather sweet tangerine. Peat, green apple and vanilla sugar.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Peat, orange, lime and a little caramel. Water makes it a bit grassy.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Peat, green apple, gingerbread and vanilla sugar.

  5. Dhugal MacArdry scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      86 86

  6. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Engine smoke, citrus, butter, yellow fruits, not bad

  7. MaltyMillionaire scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Smokey and sweet. Light ash, smoke, peat, saline, honey, lemon, oak.
    • Taste
      Sweet and peat arrival. Mild and rich. Honey, smoke, light ash, spice, lemon.
    • Finish
      Long, with spice, light honey, mild peat.

  8. PanAroma0815 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

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

  9. Killswitch scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  10. LeChiffre scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    Beautiful "honest" Caol Ila. Citrus, smoke, maritime. But already borderline in price.

  11. Opeth83 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Very peaty, ashy simple Caol Ila. 90 euro? Please....this industry is a joke.

  12. red71 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  13. Hvdree scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

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