Caol Ila Unpeated 15 Year Old (Special Release 2018)

Caol Ila unpeated.. Blasphemy I hear the diehard fans shouting.. There should always be a little surprise in every package and this Caol Ila unpeated 15 year old might just be the biggest surprise in this 2018 Special Release from Diageo. Founded in 1846 by Hector Henderson the Caol Ila distillery is certainly more known…

Caol Ila 2004. Connoisseurs Choice.

Located in the North east of Islay overlooking the straight between Islay and Jura, Caol Ila is Gaelic for “ sound of Islay” and was founded in 1846 by Hector Henderson. Today the distillery is owned by Diageo and has the capacity to produce 6.5 million litres of alcohol from its 3 wash stills (…

Caol Ila Distillers Edition 2001-2013

Caol Ila distillery was founded back in 1846 by Hector Henderson who soon after  operations started was forced to sell to Norman Buchanan in 1852, just 11 years later the Distillery was sold again to Bulloch, Lade and company who were Blenders located in Glasgow. Re-built and expanded in 1879 the Distillery was soon producing…

Caol Ila 6yo. That Boutique-y Whisky Company..

Ok so day two is upon us and what does my Boutique-y calendar have in store for me today.. It’s only another new release in the form of this Single cask Caol  Ila 6yo Batch 3 that boasts a bottling strength of 52.2%. Caol ila is owned by Diageo and is one of the resident…

CAOL ILA 18yo ( The whisky lounge)

As many people know I’m not the biggest peated fan in the world but all my whisky friends keep sending me samples of this Islay malt or that one and as time goes past I must start to admit I’m getting into the peaty whisky but please don’t tell Ollie over at the whisky exchange…..

Caol illa

Owner.. Diageo. Founded.. 1846. Region.. Islay. Capacity.. 6 500 000 litres Tel.. 01496 302760 Web.. http://www.malts.com Visitor centre. Tours. Islay’s hidden gem, nestled down at the sleepy bay of Caol Ila lies the islands biggest distillery. Like all of Islay’s distilleries Caol Ila is surrounded in some if Scotland’s most beautiful scenery. Sitting on the…