Category: Caol Ila

Name: Caol Ila 12 Year Old
Spirit Type: Single Malt
Age: 12 Years
Region: Islay
Year Distilled: Not Specified (probably 2000)
Year Bottled: Not Specified (probably 2012)
Cask Maturation: Ex-boubon Hogsheads*
Alcohol %: 43%
Color: Amber – 1
Chill-Filtered, Colored
Date Purchased: 2013.01
Price: $49
*according to Whiskypedia, Charles Maclean


Caol Ila is primarily a blending whisky, being used in Johnnie Walker, Bells, and Black Bottle, among others. ┬áConsidered one of the “Lighter” Islay whiskies, in actuality it has quite a bit of flavor! (more…)