Chapter 7: Monologue Caol Ila 9 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky (Cask 157)

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Key Facts About This Single Malt Scotch

Bottler: Chapter 7 

Range: Monologue

Distillery: Caol Ila

Age: 9 years

Region: Islay 

Cask Type: First Fill Bourbon Barrel 

Limited Edition: 297 Bottles

Cask Number: 157

Bottle Size: 700ml

Alcohol by Volume: 50.4%

Distilled: May 2011

Bottled: April 2021

Whisky Tasting Notes

Nose: Rosemary, kippers, grilled lemon and vanilla pod.

Palate: Citrus brightness mellowed with smoked barley and seaweed.

Finish: Crunchy brown sugar, poached pear and sesame snaps.

About Chapter 7 Caol Ila 9 Year Old

With less prominent smoke than some of its Islay neighbours, Caol Ila whisky is different from its neighbours. It's mashing, fermentation regime, stills and the cut points are unique and it produces a fruity malt that is likeable even for those who don't like peat at first. Chapter 7's Malt Chaser was introduced to peaty whiskies by a well aged Caol Ila.

This particular cask comes from Chapter 7's stock of Caol Ila hogsheads that were re-racked into first-fill bourbon casks over four years ago. They cut this whisky to 50.4% alcohol by volume where they think it performs best, and lets out all the aromas. Every now and then you will see a release of Chapter 7 Caol Ila from Chapter 7, as they're are most fond of this distillery.

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