Kilchoman Distillery was founded in 2005 and is the first distillery to be built on Islay for over 120 years. It is a farm distillery and a proportion of the barley used in production is grown and malted at the distillery. Kilchoman displays all that is great about the grass-roots traditions of Scotch
Visit the official Kilchoman site at www.kilchomandistillery.com
Kilchoman Machir Bay
Kilchoman Machir Bay Cask Strength
Nose: Lemon zest, vanilla and distinct coastal influence give way to floral intensity, juicy peaches, pears, and wafts of rich spices.
Palate: Bursts of tropical fruit and dried sultanas, warming smoke and waves of honey, malt, butterscotch and rich sweetness.
Finish: Sherry-soaked fruit, cracked black pepper and sea salt. Long-lasting with layers of citrus sweetness and maritime peat.
Kilchoman Madeira Cask Matured
The Madeira Cask Matured limited edition was distilled in May 2015 and matured for 5 years and 3 months in 46 fresh Madeira hogsheads, before being bottled at 50% abv in August 2021.
17,000 bottles worldwide, 2,040 for the US 50 PPM
Nose: Caramel, orange zest, and ripe plums with hints of mixed spices and rich smoke.
Palate: Bright citrus zest and peach notes with raisins, walnuts, dark chocolate, and integrated smoke.
Finish: Juicy fortified wine, burnt sugar, dark fruits, and lingering smoked Christmas cake.
Kilchoman Loch Gorm
The 2021 edition of Loch Gorm, is a vatting of 24 Oloroso Sherry Butts filled in 2011 and 2012.
Nose: Macerated lemons, buttery shortbread, and Moroccan spices give way to rich Sherry notes and faint notes of peat smoke.
Palate: Cloves, dark chocolate, and juicy prunes with waves of roasted almonds, sultanas, nougat, and peat embers.
Finish: Herbateous, earthy and maritime with licorice, leather, and a distinctly dry Sherry-soaked finish.
91 points by Whisky Advocate (2 consecutive years)
Kilchoman 100% Islay
The 100% Islay 11th Edition was distilled from Kilchoman’s 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2011 barley harvests before being matured in 26 Bourbon Barrels and 7 Oloroso Sherry Butts for a minimum of 9 years.
“Intense floral sweetness gives way to layers of rich spices, plums, dates and leather then grilled fruit, malt and vanilla with waves of clean fresh peat smoke and citrus sweetness on the finish”
~Anthony Wills, Kilchoman Founder & MD
12,000 bottles in this release; 1,320 for the US
Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2019 – 95 points
The Fifty Best 2016 – Gold Medal
2017 LA Spirits Competition – Gold Medal- 90 points, Best of Category
Kilchoman Small Batch No. 5 US Exclusive
Kilchoman B.I.B. 9 yo (Wheated Bourbon Barrels) 100 Proof
This unique release is a collaborative project between Kilchoman and ImpEx. It’s a tribute to the Bottled in Bond legacy of Bourbon in the US, a nod to the journey of our wheated bourbon barrels that travel from KY to Islay to mature Kilchoman before returning to the US as Single Malt Scotch. A true testament to the best of both American and Scotch whisk(e)y.
The Kilchoman B.I.B Small Batch is a vatting of five ex-Wheated Bourbon Barrels distilled in spring 2012, bottled in the spring 2021.
Nose: Citrus, rich spices, caramel sweetness, and light peat smoke.
Palate: Vanilla and baked apples with stone fruit and waves of Christmas spices.
Finish: Malt, honey, and maritime smoke with layers of cooked fruits and cinnamon.
Kilchoman ImpEx Cask Evolution 8 yo Tequila Finish
This 8 year old Single Cask was matured in a Bourbon barrel before being finished in a
Tequila cask for 13 months.
ImpEx Cask Evolution 03/2021 – Tequila Finish 55.7% alc. 50 PPM
236.Bottles US Exlusive Cask 636/2013
Nose: Notes of green agave, fresh red chili peppers, and citrus sweetness.
Palate: Fresh spices, maritime smoke, and ripe tropical fruit.
Finish: Waves of citrus, caramel sweetness, and lasting peat smoke.
Kilchoman ImpEx Cask Evolution 7 yo Mezcal Finish
Nose: Rounded fruit with layers of ashy smoke, maritime influence, and mezcal smoke.
Palate: Garden herbs, sweet citrus, ripe fruits, and tobacco with blasts of Islay peat.
Finish: Crisp and peppery with lasting sweeetness.
Kilchoman ImpEx Cask Evolution 8 yo Ruby Port
Cask Number: 203/2013
Regauged in Ruby Port: 24/01/2020
Strength: 55.9% abv
Really jammy, and then the palate offered some smoked, glazed meats with a touch of Port in the finish. A great Kilchoman!
Tasting notes provided by a panel of trusted palates and friends of ImpEx – Travis Williams, Fernando Castorena, and Elijah Ammon.
Kilchoman ImpEx Cask Evolution Special Edition 2006 14 yr
Kilchoman ImpEx Cask Evolution 04/2021 – 7 yo Sauternes Finish
This seven year old single cask was matured in a Bourbon Barrel before being finished in a Sauternes wine cask for ten months prior to bottling.
7 YEARS OLD; 50 PPM
250.BOTTLES at 55.1 % ABV
Nose: Tropical fruit, boiled sweets, and light peat smoke.
Palate: Honey and vanilla with waves of creamy Sauternes sweetness.
Finish: Layers of peat smoke, mixed fruit, and oaky dryness.
Kilchoman Machir Bay Gift Set with Two Tumblers
Kilchoman Comraich is a global network of bars dedicated to the enjoyment of Kilchoman Single Malt.
Here you will find the finest and widest range of Kilchoman Single Malts, including special Comraich bottlings exclusively available from Comraich sanctuaries.
Kilchoman Comraich establishments serve as bastions of Kilchoman with exclusive access to the Kilchoman Comraich batches.
These will be available solely from the Comraichs along with a wide range of other Kilchoman bottlings.
Batch No.1 of the Kilchoman Comraich series is a vatting of a 2007 9-year-old Oloroso Sherry butt and two 10-year-old Bourbon barrels selected by Anthony Wills, Kilchoman Founder. The combination of cask types allows for a unique marriage of rich, sherry influence and light citrus and vanilla character from the bourbon barrels. 55.5% abv
Batch No.2 of the series is a vatting of 3 eight-year-old Bourbon barrels – 55.3% abv.
Batch No.3 is coming soon in 2020 and will be a combination of 3 100% Islay Casks. Two Bourbons and an Oloroso butt from 2008 & 2010.
Batch No.4 is a vatting of three 2011 bourbon barrels, all over nine years of age. These casks are
bottled at their natural cask strength, 55% abv.
Comraich Batch No. 5 is a vatting matured in fresh Port casks, all over seven years of age.
The Kilchoman spirit has spent its full maturation term in fresh Port hogsheads, bottled at their natural cask strength, bringing through the full influence of the Port soaked Oak on both the color and flavor of this whisky.
The ruined Kilchoman Church stands proudly beneath the cliffs of Creag Mhór, half a mile west of the distillery. Chief amongst its artefacts are early Christian sanctuary stones marking an area of Comraich (Gaelic for sanctuary), surrounding the church, safe from harassment and arrest.
Search Kilchoman Comraich to find your nearest Sanctuary.
55.5 % ABV 50PPM
4 FRESH PORT HOGSHEADS 7YEARS OLD
Tasting Notes: Layers of red berries, candied fruits, citrus, and caramel are evident on the palate; with creamy vanilla and warming maritime Peat smoke coming through.