A heavily peated Caol Ila single cask bottled by Glasgow's North Star.
Distilled August 2009 this was matured in an ex-bourbon cask and finished in an ex Pedro Ximinez sherry cask. From Cask Series 009, there are 378 bottles globally at 51.8%.
Nose: The humidor in Glasgow's Malmaison in the late '90s,'
Palate: Sweet soot and ash.
Finish: Burnt orange slices.
North Star have quickly become one of The Oak Barrel's favourite independent bottlers. Exceptional cask selections at very reasonable prices, they are exciting, fun whiskies - even when they're very serious - which are designed to be drunk and shared.
- Single Malt
- Caol Ila