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Kilchoman 10 Year Old Club Release – 5th Edition (57%)

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Kilchoman 10 Year Old Club Release – 5th Edition (57%)

This is Kilchoman’s first 10 year old that was available to buy worldwide, released toward the end of 2016. This is a vatting of a sherry butt and a bourbon barrel, and yielded 920 bottles. Kilchoman has just completed their new malt house, holding a malting floor and a kiln, en route to doubling the…

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Kilchoman 2007, 10 Year Old TWE Exclusive Sherry Cask (58.5%)

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Kilchoman 2007, 10 Year Old TWE Exclusive Sherry Cask (58.5%)

Peat and sherry were just made to go together. Much like apple and cinnamon, like caramel and salt, or Abbott and Costello… I like what Kilchoman is doing and how nicely their spirit matures. In fact, when visiting Kilchoman I tasted the new make and would actually buy a bottle of it, it’s that good….

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Kilchoman Red Wine – Single Cask for K&L (60.3%)

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Kilchoman Red Wine – Single Cask for K&L (60.3%)

This is a single cask release, and to the best of my knowledge the first ever in red wine. Now this could have seemed to be a curios single cask showing up out of nowhere, and would have probably remained so, had this label not showed up for approval in the United States: With 50%…

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Kilchoman Distillery Exclusive, 100% Islay Cask Vatting (57.1%)

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Kilchoman Distillery Exclusive, 100% Islay Cask Vatting (57.1%)

So you travel from wherever you are on this planet to Kennacraig, and catch the CalMac ferry to Islay. Then you get to the other side of Lochindaal and at the entrance to Kilchoman, you see the barley you’ll be drinking in about six years growing in a field. That’s exciting. You get to the distillery, and…

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The Favorite Distilleries of Secret Facebook Maltheads: A Survey

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The Favorite Distilleries of Secret Facebook Maltheads: A Survey

Facebook is full of secret whisky associations, and the most secretive of those, with only 104 of the most discerning whisky nuts, is the WFFA. While I can’t say any more about the group, since one can’t ask to join it, and as two of the three rules the group has were taken out of Chuck Palahniuk’s…

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