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Overall rating
90.72/100
votes
31
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Whisky Agency (TWA)
Bottling serie
Private Stock
Vintage
1984
Bottled
2011
Stated Age
27 years old
Casktype
ex-Bourbon Hogshead
Number of bottles
66
Strength
53.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
03 Nov 2011 9:33 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 290,00

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31 × member ratings

21 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Caol Ila 1984 TWA

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.72 points

  1. Mannix65 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    a grandiose old Caol Ila, which once again shows what potential the drops of the still produce in mature age - a great Lutschwhisky for the wing chair
    • Nose
      Very nice combination of smoked meat and honey sweetness - glazed crusted roast? - menthol and mint, ripe avocado, a grilled Granny Smith apple that has fallen into the ashes, with time some iodine
    • Taste
      creamy, very full-bodied, and again the complex combination of smoke and sweetness, herbal candies -
      with 2 drops of water he becomes even herbal and floral - great
    • Finish
      smoky and sweet - the grandiose interplay of tastes lasts a very long time

  2. Silversurfer scored this whisky 92 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      93 93

  3. Mannix65 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      93 93

  4. Calmar scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

      The qualitative age-old mole, deep and rich, pleasant bourbon aroma, smoke-smoked and peaty notes characteristic for younger representatives of the distillery are the background, the barrel rolls, but everything is harmonious enough and cohesive.
    • Nose
      Calm, cool, vanilla, freshly processed wood, thinner, carpentry, cucumber pickle, salted grape leaves, salt pepper, oak.
    • Taste
      Oily, enveloping, pepper-lemon wave, caramel, berry notes, lemonade, mineral water with orange juice, something incongruous smoke-peat in the background.
    • Finish
      Cakes of lemon and orange, red grapefruit, fondant, burnt sugar, young bark, soft spicy oak, very little peat and smoked.

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