Chapter 7 Monologue 8 Year Old Caol Ila 2012 Scotch Whisky
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islay
  • Distillery Caol Ila
  • Age 8 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Alcohol 51.4%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • fruit
  • slightly sweet
  • vanilla
  • apple
  • smoky
  • citrus
  • salty
  • seaweed

Chapter 7

Monologue 8 Year Old Caol Ila 2012 Scotch Whisky (0.7l, 51.4%)
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Taste the Islay sea breeze in this limited-edition single cask.

Chapter 7 Whisky operates on one simple premise — each cask of Whisky is unique. The wood, age, temperature, its location in the rick-house… everything tells its own story. Large Scotch producers marry casks in large vats before bottling so that the master blender can try to make them all taste the same. The folks at Chapter 7 Whisky think that’s a shame. Chapter 7 is the brainchild of Selim Evin. He thinks that each cask should tell its own unique tale, so he travels to Scotland and Ireland to hand-select single casks from the inventories of the world’s greatest distilleries. Then he custom bottles each one with its own story. How many bottles, you ask? Well, until the barrel is empty.

Like all Chapter 7 Monologue releases, this one is also a single cask. And no, we don’t mean a series of single casks, but just one single cask of a stunning Single Malt from the revered Caol Ila distillery on the isle of Islay. It was distilled in 2012 and aged in a single Bourbon hogshead cask before it was bottled in 2021. Single cask means not very many bottles were yielded; to be precise, there were only 301 bottles produced of the fruity, smoky and salty Chapter 7 Monologue 8 Year Old Caol Ila 2012. If you hurry, there might still be one left for you.

  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islay
  • Distillery Caol Ila
  • Age 8 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Alcohol 51.4%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.

Appearance / Color
Light yellow.

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Fruity and slightly sweet with vanilla, apples, salty oak.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Citrus, seaweed, smoky malt, sea breeze.

Finish
Smoky with vanilla and a hint of pepper.

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  • fruit
  • slightly sweet
  • vanilla
  • apple
  • smoky
  • citrus
  • salty
  • seaweed
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Character Dogson
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.
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland using a pot still distillation process at a single distillery, with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. It must be matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years (most Single Malts are matured longer, though).
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.
Caol Ila is named after the body of water it sits on. Its name translates from Gaelic as "Strait of Islay."
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
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.
Beer and malt Whisky seem to have quite a bit in common. Both drinks begin with malted barley, which deliver the enzymes and sugars needed for fermentation when steeped in hot water. The two go their separate ways at the wash stage, where they're fermented or aged to become the adult beverages you know and love.
Single Malt Scotch Whisky is made in Scotland using a pot still distillation process at a single distillery, with malted barley as the only grain ingredient. It must be matured in oak casks in Scotland for at least three years (most Single Malts are matured longer, though).
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.
Caol Ila is named after the body of water it sits on. Its name translates from Gaelic as "Strait of Islay."
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
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