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Kilchoman Machir Bay

Nose: Soft cooked fruits with strong peaty aromas.
Palate: Soft mixed fruits and vanilla with an intense sweetness.
Finish: A Classic islay malt now showing the benefit of additional ageing. A long lingering finish.

Kilchoman Sanaig

Nose: Soft cooked fruits with caramel and vanilla. Palate: Toffee, peat smoke and citrus with lingering sweetness. Finish: A lovely balance of peat smoke, fruit and sweetness.

Kilchoman 100% Islay

Distilled from our 2007 and 2009 barley harvests before being matured in 43 ex-bourbon barrels for over 9 years.

Nose: Vanilla, light zesty fruit and malty notes.
Palate: Fresh citrus and intense butterscotch with light smoke.
Finish: long, clean, oily and intense as flavours fight for supremacy.

Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2019 – 95 points

Scotch Whisky masters 2015 – Gold

IWSC 2015 – Silver Medal

The Fifty Best 2016 – Gold Medal

2017 LA Spirits Competition – Gold Medal- 90 points, Best of Category

91 points from Whisky Advocate Magazine Spring Edition 2020

Kilchoman 2010 Vintage

Nose: Bright notes of lemon zest, melted butter, sweet spices, and damp smouldering peat smoke.
Palate: Dried seaweed, chimney smoke, cloves, sweet tobacco, banana and linseed oil.
Finish: Dried apricot, vanilla, and rounded peat smoke.

The 2010 Vintage in a vatting of 30 fresh bourbon barrels and 3 oloroso sherry butts filled in 2010 and matured for over 9 years.

Kilchoman Loch Gorm

Nose: dried fig, orange peel and sea salt with hints of bacon, oaky spice, cinnamon and citrus sweetness.
Palate: stewed plums, morello cherries and dark chocolate with layers of salted caramel, herbaceous heather honey and wet ashy peat smoke.
Finish: cooked apples and pears with waves of spice, dark chocolate and barbeque smoke.

WhiskyCast Review Review by DrinkHacker  Robb Report

91 points by Whisky Advocate (2 consecutive years)

Kilchoman Am Burach

Am Bùrach, gaelic for ‘the mess’, might seem a strange name for a limited edition single malt. That would be if you weren’t aware of the story behind this unique bottling; the delicious consequence of an incident in 2014 where two different Kilchoman expressions were mistakenly combined. The unnamed stillman, whilst vatting casks, accidentally mixed Machir Bay and Port Matured Kilchoman causing Islay Heads, General Manager, to describe the resulting whisky as ‘Am Bùrach’. The name stuck. A true one-off, never to be repeated, Am Bùrach has a somewhat complicated nine year maturation, a vatting of bourbon and sherry matured Kilchoman combined with port cask matured before being filled back in bourbon barrels for a further six years ahead of a six month finish in ruby port casks.

Kilchoman Small Batch No. 2 US Exclusive



The result is a marriage of citrus and peat smoke with layers of cinnamon, mixed spice and red fruits.

Kilchoman Small Batch No. 1 US Exclusive

Nose: classic Kilchoman citrus sweetness gives way to red currant jelly and waves of peat smoke and sea spray.
Palate: notes of marmalade are interwoven with tobacco, peat and hints of wine-soaked oak.
Finish: layers of toffee and cocoa with the 48.5% abv meaning the goes on for days.

92 point review by Whisky Advocate

Kilchoman Machir Bay Gift Pack with 2 Glencairn glasses

Nose: Soft cooked fruits with strong peaty aromas.
Palate: Soft mixed fruits and vanilla with an intense sweetness.
Finish: A classic Islay Malt now showing the benefit of additional ageing. A long lingering finish.

IWSC 2012 Gold Award – Best in Class

International Whisky Competition 2011 Whisky of the Year Silver

International Whisky Competition 2013 Best Scotch Whisky Silver

International Whisky Competition 2013 Whisky of the Year Gold

International Wine and Spirit Competition 2011 Gold

Best Islay Whisky under 12 yr old – Scotch Whisky Masters 2015

IWSC 2015 – Gold Medal

Whiskies of the World 2015 – Best in Class

Whiskies of the World 2015 – Gold Medal

The Fifty Best 2016 – Gold Medal

IWC 2015 – 2nd Place Best Single Malt Whisky  / 1st Place Best Peated Whisky / 2nd Place Best Single Malt Scotch NAS / 1st Place Best Single Malt (Islay)

IWC 2016 – 1st Place – Best Peated Scotch Whisky

IWC 2016 – 1st Place – Best Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

IWC 2016 – 2nd Place – Best Single Malt Scotch Whisky (94.5 points)

Ultimate Spirits Challenge – 95 points

Whisky Exchange Best Whisky of the Year 2017

Kilchoman STR Cask

Nose: summer fruits with a hearty measure of cinnamon spice, toffee and gentle peat smoke.
Palate: soft caramel at first with layers of red berries, lemon tart and earthy peat smoke.
Finish: long with a pronounced spice, honey and caramel notes

WoW 2019 BEST IN SHOW Gold Outstanding in the category of Malt: Smoke Heavy

93 points by WhiskyAdvocate

Kilchoman ImpEx Cask Evolution Special Edition 2006 14 yr

This Special Edition Single Cask of the ImpEx Cask Evolution series was selected by Anthony Wills, Kilchoman Master Distiller, to celebrate 10 years of Kilchoman in the US.
This 14 year old Scotch was fully matured in a 1st Fill Bourbon Barrel and was only the 32nd cask ever to be filled at Kilchoman, making it one of the most significant Kilchoman casks ever to be bottled.
This is one of the first casks Kilchoman Distilled – Cask #18 was filled in 2006. Only 208 bottles emerged, as the amount of years it was in the cask allowed the greedy angels time to enjoy their share.
This cask encapsulates Kilchoman’s unique balance of citrus, peat smoke, and sweetness.  A style of Islay whisky that sets Kilchoman apart.
Nose: Marzipan, citrus sweetness, floral soft fruit, and light peat smoke.
Palate: Bright, fresh, lemon cheesecake, tropical fruit, and salty peat smoke.
Finish: Rounded yet assertive with lasting citrus and stone fruits.

ImpEx Cask Evolution 100% Islay Sherry Matured

The ImpEx Cask Evolution Series aims to demonstrate the importance of quality casks in the development of a fantastic Scotch whisky. These single casks are selected by Anthony Wills, Kilchoman Founder & MD and are exclusively available in the US. Each cask is specifically chosen to exhibit the diversity of character achieved by using different types of cask to mature Kilchoman single malt. “Single Cask Single Malt is the purest representation of any Scotch whisky, it is an unfiltered and undiluted representation of distillate and cask type.” Anthony Wills, Founder & MD.

Nose: Rich yet mellow with waves of festive spices, dried fruits and subtle peat smoke.
Palate: Raisins and cinnamon with layers of citrus sweetness, nutmeg and stewed plums.
Finish: Long and full bodied with hints of dark chocolate, rum soaked raisins and soft rounded peat smoke.

Gold  in the category of MALT HEAVY SMOKED

Kilchoman Comraich

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.

91 points by WhiskyCast

Scotch Whisky Masters 2015 – Gold

IWSC 2015 – Silver Outstanding Medal

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