Caol Ila

20Y+ Whisky Tasting at Whisky&More

W&M tasting

20Y+ Whisky Tasting presented byWhisky&More© My fourth whisky tasting at the Belgian whisky shop called Whisky&More© in hometown of Hasselt. While earlier tastings were centered around independent bottlers like G&M, Liquid Treasures and Malts of Scotland, the owners now organised their own…
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Malts of Scotland Tasting

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Malts of Scotland presents A whisky tasting by Whisky&More© My third whisky tasting at the Belgian whisky shop called Whisky&More©. After earlier cooperations with G&M and Liquid Treasures, the shop now entered into an agreement with the German independent bottler Malts…
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Trip to Islay


Queen of the Hebrides Well since this blog is not solely about reviewing whiskies, let me tell you about my last trip to Scotland, more specifically to the Mecca of whisky. No not the Speyside, the other one: Westering home of single…
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Caol Ila 13yo (2001/2014) G&M


Caol Ila 13yo (2001/2014) Connaisseurs Choice Cask: First fill bourbon barrel Nose:  notes of citrus, adhesive, bandages and cleaning alcohol. Underlying a layer of soot and soft medicinal peat Mouth: a light and refreshing body with soft notes of citrus…
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Day 1 (Trip to Islay)

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The Journey Inverness to Loch Finlaggan (265 km total ⇒ 5.5km walking) Prelude Inverness & Skye It wasn’t the first time that I’ve been to both regions in Scotland. I had a pretty wild and drunken night back in 2012 in…
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Caol Ila Moch


Flash Review These are the short tasting notes from the Caol Ila Moch. September 2014 at Caol Ila Distillery. A lightly peated Caol Ila designed to appeal to a wider audience.  Nose: fresh notes of peat smoke,  aromas of hot tar, a good squash of zesty…
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