Caol Ila Hogshead 30 yrs Islay Cask Strength Signatory Single Malt Scotch Whisky



Caol Ila, (pronounced ‘cull-eela’) is the Gaelic name

for the Sound of Islay, in reference to the distillery’s location overlooking the strait between Islay and Jura. Built in 1846, Caol Ila is the largest of the eight working distilleries on the island of Islay.


  • AGED: 30 years
  • DISTILLED ON: August 1983
  • BOTTLE ON: May 2014
  • MATURED IN: hogshead
  • CASK NO: 5286
  • ALC: 53.8%



COLOR: caramel
NOSE: Fruity and tangy with notes of salty butter, toast, wet stones on a beach, linseed oil, a little peat smoke, kippers and sweetness.
TASTE: Rich and tangy palate, with good spice notes, citrus peels, black pepper, malt and smoke. A little smoked oyster note.
FINISH: Spicy, fruity and peaty. A little burning cardboard.


Country Scotland, United Kingdom
Region Islay
Brand Signatory
Product Subcategory Whiskey
Mashbill Type Single Malt
Feature Independent Bottlers, Peated
Container Bottle
Container Size 750ml