Kilchoman is one of currently nine producing whisky distilleries on the Scottish Hebridean island of Islay. Whisky lovers all over the world associate the name Islay primarily with heavily peaty whiskies. For friends of this type of whisky, including the makers of this website, Islay is literally whisky heaven. Every year tens of thousands of whisky fans visit the island and its distilleries to sample their favourite drops on the spot.

The Kilchoman distillery is one of the youngest on the island. When it went into production in 2005 it was the first new whisky distillery on Islay in 124 years. With this distillery, founder and owner Anthony Wills wanted to continue the concept of a farm distillery, as it had been common in Scotland for centuries. More

Kilchoman Triple Cask Matured Small Batch for Whisky.de

The largest German whisky online retailer whisky.de has now released a Kilchoman Triple Cask Matured Small Batch as an exclusive 2022 club bottle for the customers of its whisky club. The bottling has the enormous edition of 12,126 bottles and thus enters completely new Kilchoman Small Batch dimensions, some of the worldwide distributed Kilchoman Limited Releases had a smaller edition… […]

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Marsala Single Cask Finish 46/2013 for The Distillery Shop

After the world’s first Kilchoman Marsala cask finish was released as a Distillery Shop Exclusive Release in March 2022, another of the still extremely rare Marsala post-maturations is now available at the distillery’s visitor centre for £92.40. Like all of the handful of releases with this cask type that have appeared so far, the whisky was first matured in an […]

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German Kilchoman Fan Meeting on 23 and 24 September 2022 in Völklingen

On 13 September 2019, the hotel-restaurant “Warndtperle” in Völklingen, Saarland, became the sixth and so far last German location to be awarded the status of a Kilchoman Comraich Bar. To mark the three-year anniversary, owner Jörg Peters, with the active help of kilchomania.com, has planned a series of Kilchoman events for the last weekend in September. On Friday evening, there […]

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French Inspiration #1 and #2 – Two new Small Batch Releases for France

The well-known French whisky merchant La Maison du Whisky, which is also the Kilchoman importer for France, has now released two new small batch bottlings for the French market under the name French Inspiration. The basis of the whiskies in the 2019 introduced new series of Small Batch Releases for selected markets is always an already finished Machir Bay vatting or Machir Bay Collaborative Vatting , […]

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Kilchoman Mezcal Single Cask Finish 832/2012 for The Distillery Shop

During Fèis Ìle 2022, a new Distillery Shop Exclusive bottling also hit the shelves of the Kilchoman Visitor Centre. It is a Mezcal Cask Finish, one year after the first Kilchoman Mezcal Finish release, which was released in May 2021, thus completing the dozen of these bottlings worldwide. Distilled on 11.12.2012, the whisky was bottled on 27.5.2022, so it is […]

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