Another day in Feis Ile 2014, another distillery open day on Islay. And today it’s Kilchoman distillery. I visited the distillery and took the manager distillery tour (highly recommended! my recap is here). The Kilchoman dram I selected for today is Coull Point – their recent entry to the Travel Retail market. Coull Point is a rugged headland, about half a mile north of Machir Bay, not too far from the distillery. Coull Point is basically a 4 year old whisky (although there’s no age statement on the bottle), vatted from Bourbon Casks and Oloroso Sherry Casks. Continue reading
And you thought last week was a busy week with whisky news? hah!
Some good stuff is coming our way (us, whisky customers), read on to find out what to expect (Although the post title reveals most of what you need to know ;-)) Continue reading
Yesterday I posted an entry on my visit at Kilchoman distillery and the Distillery Manager tour I took. I tasted Machir Bay and the 100% Islay drams during the visit but unfortunately couldn’t take any notes. So instead, here are my tasting notes on the original Kilchoman Sherry Cask release.
Kilchoman, the youngest distillery on Islay and one distillery I was very curious to visit – a small, boutique-like and independent distillery on Islay with growing good reputation and fan base.