Tag Archives: caol ila

An Overview – Diageo Special Releases 2018

An overview of the Diageo Special Releases Collection for 2018 with brief tasting notes and general impressions.

First Look: Diageo announce their Special Releases Collection for 2018.

Diageo announce details of their Special Releases Collection for 2018.

Review – An SMWS Duo.

Trying two of the latest offerings from SMWS. An older Mortlach and a young Caol Ila.

Review – The Diageo Special Releases Collection 2017 and The Concept Car Principal

Concept cars, track days and the Special Releases 2017 collection from Diageo.

Review – Douglas Laing XOP 35yo Caol Ila.

Taking a look at an Independent release of Caol Ila from Douglas Laing & Co.

First Look – Diageo Special Releases 2017

Diageo announce 9 of their 10 Special Release Expessions for 2017

Desert Island Drams – Mark Newton

Mark Newton from MaltReview.com nominates his ultimate fantasy whisky.

Caol Ila Head to Head

Its always interesting to compare original and private bottlings and also to directly compare ages and maturity.  Here we are comparing all at once.    Scottish Malt Whisky Society 52.213 ‘Dram at night, fishwives delight’ 56% ABV Nose is briney and smokey, seaside tang with slight banana notes. The palate is old smoke, lingering brine […]