Caol Ila 12 year old

Aged: 12 years, bourbon cask

Colour: light straw

Strength: 43%

Price: around £30

Best for: an Islay breakfast

Nose: fresh, light and fruity, with a healthy peaty medicinal waft coming through

Taste: very light, crisp, with citrus fruits, light oily smoke and a slightly sour finish. A perfect breakfast tipple!

Verdict: the essential Caol Ila starter and a straight Islay classic that’s eminently drinkable

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