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Overall rating
86.33/100
votes
5
Category
Blended Malt
Distilleries
Bottler
Douglas Laing (DL)
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
12 Nov 2012 1:00 pm
Non-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 61,40

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5 × member ratings

25 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Double Barrel Caol Ila / Tamdhu DL

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.33 points

  1. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Blind tasting.
    • Nose
      Peaty, pepper, smoke, some liquorice, citrus and salty. Overal young spirity tones. Very Ledaig-ish.
    • Taste
      Peaty, pepper, ashes and citrus.
    • Finish
      Medium drying with again peaty notes.

  2. KayMeertens scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Full-on Caol Ila at first: Peat, lime and caramel. Then vanilla, apple and some spices. Eventually the caramel gets more sticky.
    • Taste
      Peat ash, citrus, caramel, orange and white pepper. 
    • Finish
      Only in the finish Tamdhu's creamy character really breaks through. Caramel fudge, vanilla... The peat only returns in the tail.

  3. DramTimeNL scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    A Double Barrel vatted malt distilled at Caol Ila and Tamdhu. A release of independent bottler Douglas Laing that has married these two whisky's into one malt. This is a special marriage of an Islay (Caol Ila) and a Speyside (Tamdhu) and a special release of only two casks. Bottled at 46% ABV, non chill filtered and with no added colour.

    Nose: spicy herbs, green apple and vanilla cream

    Palate: green grain, mineral notes and sweet peat

    Finish: warming with red fruit

  4. Bj0rnp1 scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    08-06-2018: this one was in a line-up with the Talisker & Craigellachie Double barrel (WB ID: 34763) just before; my nose and palate was still a bit influenced.
    • Nose
      76 76
      smoke, citric fruits
    • Taste
      78 78
      citric fruits, smoke, peat, soft
    • Finish
      79 79
      pepper, smoke, vanilla, citric fruits lingering in the end, clean put quickly overruled by the peat

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