• Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islay
  • Distillery Caol Ila
  • Age 30 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 50%
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  • berries
  • port
  • sherry
  • spicy
  • fruit
  • honey
  • fire
  • grain
  • oak

Caol Ila

30 Year Old 1979 - Old Malt Cask (Douglas Laing) (0.7l, 50%)
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Single cask Islay malt, this was distilled at Caol Ila in November 1979 and matured for 30 years in a refill butt before bottling in January 2010. Part of a release of 266 bottles, bottled by Douglas Laing.
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islay
  • Distillery Caol Ila
  • Age 30 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 50%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
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  • berries
  • port
  • sherry
  • spicy
  • fruit
  • honey
  • fire
  • grain
  • oak
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Caol Ila is named after the body of water it sits on. Its name translates from Gaelic as "Strait of Islay."
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
Caol Ila is named after the body of water it sits on. Its name translates from Gaelic as "Strait of Islay."
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
Scotland is home to more than 20 million casks of maturing Whisky. That’s four for every person living there. Nuts!
Whisky distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
Blended Whiskies are the result of years of craftsmanship and dedication. A master blender does not simply wake up one day with a profound ability to create a cohesive and enjoyable liquid. From nosing the liquid to working out quantities of each different grain and malt to go into the blend, a master blender can take years, if not decades, to train.
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