Category: Islay single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
From the Caol Ila Distillery and aged 15 years in a hogshead, this single cask, bottling at natural strength without chill filtration or the addition of caramel. Release comprises 363 bottles.
Sampled on 16/02/2012
Clear, pale golden yellow.
As the name implies, it's smoky - hickory, with liquorice, old-fashioned greengrocers' shop and tar.
Barbeque charcoal, smoked kippers and vegetal palate with faint almond and will integrated spice.
Earthy, liquorice finish with lingering vegetal smokiness.
Closure: Natural cork stopper