Caol Ila 11 2005 Gordon & MacPhail bottled for Kensington Wine Market

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Thanks to /u/devoz for the sample.

Why not include this in my multi-review of a bunch of Caol Ilas? Cause it came later. Also I did a lot of work between then and now and don’t want to have to change all my numbering. Also I’m lazy. Let’s not forget that.

Young peated malts are an exception to a rule about young malt, I’m finding. Where as you can always fluke out and end up with a whisky that works at a young age, the vast majority of the time it’ll have peat in it. Or be smoked, in some way.

There are some exceptions, of course. But typically, if you’re buying a young malt, peat is the way to go.

Thus I have no worries about Caol Ila 11 2005 Gordon & MacPhail bottled for Kensington Wine Market, because it peated. Also because it’s sister casks have made…

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