Review: Kilchoman Original Cask Strength

KilchomanOrigCSBtlKilchoman Original Cask Strength – 59.2% ABV

Info: The Original Cask Strength release is a vatting of 35 ex-bourbon barrels filled in 2009 with 9.200 bottles filled in 2014 at 59.2% ABV.

Colour: Very light straw.

Nose: Surprisingly calm, it’s strong with an alcoholic nip of course, but there’s lashings of butter, citrus notes, fruits barley and gentle puffs of salty smoke. A dash of water would probably open this up to release more flavours.

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Review: Kilchoman 5yo PX finish (AbbeyWhisky)

Kilchoman-Abbey-Whisky-Exclusive-Cask-285-09-PX-finish-whisky-380Kilchoman 5yo PX finish – AbbeyWhisky – 58.3%

Info: An Abbey Whisky Exclusive single cask from Kilchoman distilled in 2009. Cask #285/09 has been matured for over four and a half years in a fresh bourbon barrel before being transferred to a Pedro Ximénez cask for a further four months maturation. Bottled at cask strength, 58.3% abv with 270 bottles filled.

Colour: Sunny golden, slight reddish tint.

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News: Kilchoman Announce New Loch Gorm Release

Loch_Gorm_2013_B_Lo Kilchoman announce that the launch of an entirely new range called Loch Gorm is due on the 8th of April! Named after a famously peaty loch at the end of the Kilchoman drive, Loch Gorm will be the only fully ex-sherry cask matured release from Kilchoman. Loch Gorm will be periodically re-released as a more mature version with each bottling differentiated by distillation and bottling years printed on the label.
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