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Overall rating
84.00/100
votes
27
Category
Blended Malt
Distilleries
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
09 Apr 2012 5:29 pm
Non-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 62,89

3 × in wishlist

27 × member ratings

34 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Double Barrel Caol Ila / Braeval DL

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.00 points

  1. vojt466 scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Good, except for that spice. It is a bit too much at times
    • Nose
      Sea tones, oily, smoky, earthy, chalk, wet gravel. A bit of woodiness in the background and a good dose of spice.
    • Taste
      In taste, firstly the smoky smoke from the fireplace, the classical peat, the distinctive chocolate sweetness, the gradually strong salinity and again very pronounced spiciness
    • Finish
      In reverberation peat, gum, vanilla, salt, and surprisingly again spicy.

  2. markjedi1 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    This undoubtedly is a
    happy couple. Great pure malt. Sorry, vatted malt. No, wait: blended malt.
    Djeez.
    • Nose
      Well, well, on the nose this is a
      successful marriage. The fruity Braeval keeps the young and smoky Caol Ila
      under control. Well spiced, too. Banana and apricots walk hand in hand with
      sweet peat and olive oil.
    • Taste
      Beautifully oily with creamy sweetness up
      front (banana). But the medicinal notes of the Ileach are not to be
      disregarded. Tar, liquorice, salt: they are all present. The balans is very
      good. The spices speak a little louder now.
    • Finish
      Mildly drying with a little bitterness at
      the death. Good finish.

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