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

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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Loch Gorm 2022 announced

Loch Gorm is the annual bottling matured exclusively in sherry casks that has opened the Kilchoman year for many years. However, due to the postponement of the Madeira Cask Matured Release from autumn 2021 to spring 2022, it is not the first limited Kilchoman bottling this year. It will also be released a month later than usual due to ongoing […]

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Presale of the Sauternes Matured Release for the Kilchoman Appreciation Society started

The Kilchoman Appreciation Society is the largest Facebook group of Kilchoman lovers worldwide. For their first own single cask bottling, 50 of their members chose Sauternes Cask No. 903/2015 from 4 different cask samples in an online tasting with Anthony Wills on 3 February 2022. The cask was bottled in mid-April and since yesterday the 50 members of the selection […]

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