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Whisky Review & Tasting Notes: Kilchoman Single Cask Release 2008 (Cask 192/2008) 61.7%

kilchoman single cask release 2008 192.2008Time to revisit Kilchoman. Not long ago I reviewed their Travel Retail expression Coull Point which I considered as a good one if you love Kilchoman dearly and/or young peated Islay whisky (see here), but personally I found it a bit disappointing. So let’s shoot for a corrective experience and try another Kilchoman. This time it’s a 5 years old single cask, distilled 24.4.2008, aged in ex-bourbon cask and bottled on 29.4.2013

Kilchoman Single Cask Release 2008 (61.7%, € 84.95)

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Whisky Review – Kilchoman Coull Point

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

Whisky News – Wymess Lord Elcho & Single casks, Diageo Haig club, Kilchoman Loch Gorm 2014, Tomatin Cù Bòcan 1989

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