Islay Feis Ile Festival 2021 Bottles


© The Islay Festival of Music and Malt

Welcome to the 2021 edition of the Feis Ile bottles guide!

Once again, this year the festival goes virtual as the Covid-19 pandemic is still raging around the world and surely no big crowds will be allowed in such public events.

This post will detail all the available information on the festival bottles and will be update each time more details will be revealed.



08/02/2021 – Initial update with Ardbeg and a few SMWS bottles


So here’s the list of Feis Ile 2020 bottlings and the available information:

Lagavulin – Open day on Saturday 29th May 2021

  • TBD

Bruichladdich – Open day on Sunday 30th May 2021

  • TBD


Caol Ila – Open day on Monday 31st May 2021

  • TBD

Laphroaig – Open day on Tuesday 1st June 2021

  • Laphroaig Cairdeas 2021

Bowmore – Open day on Wednesday 2nd June 2021

  • TBD

Ardnahoe – Open day on Wednesday 2nd June 2021

  • TBD

Kilchoman – Open day on Thursday 3rd June 2021

  • TBD

Jura – Open day on Thursday 3rd June 2021

  • TBD

Bunnahabhain – Open day on Friday 4th June 2021

  • TBD


  • TBD


  • TBD

Ardbeg – Open day on Saturday 5th June 2021

  • Ardbeg Scorch (46%)

Dragon Charred casks (One level up from Alligator). A committee release bottled at 51.7% will be released sometime before the festival.


SMWS (Scotch Malt Whisky Society)

Once again, SMWS bottles a few Islay distilleries casks to celebrate Feis Ile 2021 and since they are independent, they plan to sell them via the SMWS websites.

  • Distillery 10 (Bunnahabhain) Small Batch Release Feis Ile 2021 (7 Year Old, 59.6%, 932 bottles)


  • 3.316 Madame Butterfly in the Garden of Eden (Bowmore, 16 Year Old, 56.2%, 178 bottles)

Hunter Laing

  • TBD

Douglas Laing

  • TBD

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