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Review: Douglas of Drumlanrig (distilled at Caol Ila)

May 14th, 2011

Douglas of Drumlanrig (distilled at Caol Ila), Cask #6616, 1985 vintage, 25 year old, 53.9%, $150

Soft and gentle (for Caol Ila, that is), thanks to the 25 years of aging. Plenty of creamy vanilla and honey to go with the malty foundation, along with coal tar, licorice root, and olive, with a hint of brine, juniper, unsweetened dark chocolate, and tobacco (cigars in a humidor?). Very nice. (A Julio’s Liquors exclusive.)

Advanced Malt Advocate magazine rating: 89

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One Response to “Review: Douglas of Drumlanrig (distilled at Caol Ila)”

  1. Red_Arremer says:

    That’s a nice price and those are some promising notes– I may be hopping over there.

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