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Kilchoman 2008 Single Cask Release (cask 455/2008)

(70cl, 60.5%)
Kilchoman 2008 Single Cask Release (cask 455/2008)

Kilchoman cask 455/2008 Details

Distillation Date
(12 Sep 2008)

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Kilchoman cask 455/2008 Bottling Note

An exciting single cask release of Islay Scotch whisky from Anthony Wills' farm distillery, Kilchoman. They grow a portion of the barley used in their whiskies themselves and are one of the small number of distilleries in the whole of Scotland who carry out traditional floor maltings. They take whisky back to its roots, and in turn create some stunning expressions.

Matured in cask 455/2008, a bourbon barrel, this fantastic release was distilled in September 2008 and bottled in October 2013. 258 bottles were produced at 60.5% abv.

Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt

Nose: Gorgeous, almost Ardbeggian peat, buttery milk chocolate and candied peels. Smoky apple slices develop, apple soap too, and finally hints of Frazzles and the fried chickpeas you get in bombay mix.

Palate: Rich peat and sweet oatcakes shine through, especially with a little water.

Finish: Licks of beach barbecue smoke, sweet peat and slightly drying oat cakes. Wonderful.

Overall: A tremendous single cask from a distillery that is really coming of age.

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    User Reviews of the Kilchoman 2008 Single Cask Release (cask 455/2008)


    I received this as a 40th birthday present (there may have been some hints dropped). This is a beautiful, big yet delicate dram with just the right amount of smoky notes and medicinal character. It's cask strength so needs a drop of water to open it up.. Lovely.

    16th July 2014

    micky 2 shoes

    wow, wow, wow, been saving this bottle since I bought it before Christmas 2013 and finally opened and tasted it!!! Smoothest 60.5% I've ever tasted,with a brilliant woody and delicate smoky lingering aftertaste. Just fantastic.

    29th March 2014


    My first taste of Kilchoman and I am not to be disappointed. Distinguishes itself from other Islays whilst retaining the spirit. Peaty and medicinal, a real triumph.

    11th March 2014

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