Scotland Stephenson's Spirits Reviews

Old Malt Cask Caol Ila 1991 16 year

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Review Date: November 8, 2007
Category Info: Whiskey / Whisky :: Single Malt Whiskey
Distilled From: Barley
Retail Price: Not Available
Brewer / Distiller: Caol Ila
Year Produced: 1991
Age: 16yr
Casking: Bourbon Barrel
Strength: 100 proof
Origin: Scotland - Islay

Tasting Notes:

Big salty medicinal nose. Mid palate is full of big bourbon spice. This whisky is all powerful salt and spice with a background of mellow smoke and peat. With water the nose becomes a bit more floral and the bourbon barrel vanilla comes through when the alcohol mellows.