Whisky Review #95: Caol Ila 2003 10 Years Old (Gordon & MacPhail LMdW Exclusive)

Caol Ila is a distillery which is generally well received by whisky connoisseurs due to its relatively lightly peated style when compared to the whiskies produced by the heavyweights located on the Kildalton coast of Islay. It is also the largest distillery on Islay and is capable of producing upwards of 7 million litres of […]

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Whisky Review #1: Caol Ila

For my first whisky review, I will be showcasing the three whiskies that I tried during my tour at Caol Ila distillery. The three whiskies are as follows: 1) Caol Ila 12 Years Old 2) Caol Ila Moch (No Age Statement) 3) Caol Ila 15 Years Old Unpeated Special Release Caol Ila 12 Years Old […]

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Whisky Review #86: Johnnie Walker Black Label 12 Years Old (1980s bottling)

It is a well-known fact that the Johnnie Walker range of blended Scotch whiskies is the best-selling brand in the brown spirits industry (although it does trail other spirits in terms of overall sales volume). The latest estimate puts annual sales at approximately 243 million bottles across the entire range, although the Diageo-owned brand has […]

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Whisky Review #74: Clynelish 1997 16 Years Old PX Finish (Wilson & Morgan Barrel Selection)

Clynelish is a bit of an anomaly in the sense that while it has only been around for slightly less than 50 years, its history is dictated by events which precede its establishment. It is also associated with one of the famous closed distilleries in Scotland, which is another reason for its relative popularity. While […]

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