Edradour Caledonia 12 Year

Peated Single Malt

Edradour // Highlands, Scotland

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 155 )

"Caledonia" is the Latin name the Romans gave the land known as present-day Scotland. Dougie MacLean is a Scottish singer/songwriter who penned a song, a love letter really, to his former homeland entitled "Caledonia." Originally released as a single-barrel that Dougie himself helped to pick, this is now a standard bottling for Edradour. This 12 year old whisky spends its final four years of aging in an ex-sherry cask.

  • age
    12 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Peated Single Malt
    100% malted barley from a single distillery. Dried with peat.
  • Cask Type
    ex-bourbon & ex-sherry

Tasting Notes

"Fruity aromas such as figs and orange marmalade flood your senses, but there is a soy sauce and nutty profile as well. The palate has a rich malty character and almost a mushroom umami quality. That said, the flavors work surprisingly well and are tied together with a dark caramel and coffee-cake background. Peat smoke is mild throughout and the finish is on the dry side of life."

Score 89

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