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

New in the Distillery Shop: Ruby Port Single Quarter Cask Finish 2491/2012

It has become almost a nice tradition that Kilchoman offers some of the single casks, which were tasted at the online tastings held regularly since the Corona restrictions, afterwards as a bottling in the online store of the distillery for sale. With the Ruby Port Quarter Cask Finish tasted at the last online tasting with George and James Wills on […]

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Loch Gorm 2021 announced

As usual, the series of annual limited releases will be opened again this year with Loch Gorm, the Kilchoman whisky matured exclusively in oloroso sherry casks. At the Kilchoman online tasting on 18 February, the whisky could already be tasted in advance and interesting information about this year’s edition could be learned. The 2021 edition is a vatting of 24 […]

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2nd Kilchoman Live Tasting in 2021 announced

Kilchoman today announced the second online tasting of 2021 with George and James Wills for 8 April from 7pm Islay time. As with the 1st online tasting of the year, the tasting pack includes the two Core Range whiskies Machir Bay and Sanaig and two pre-release samples of 2021, this time the PX Matured release and a Ruby Port Quarter […]

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STR Single Cask Finish 228/2011 Marius Peat Edition (Norway)

Cask Number: 228/2011 Cask type: 1st Fill Ex-Bourbon Barrel, STR Hogshead Finish Distillation Date: 12.5.2011 Bottling Date: 16.1.2021 Age: 9 yo Strength: 54,7 % abv Phenol level: 50 ppm Number of bottles: 246 Bottle volume: 0,7 l Market: Norway . Marius Vestnes, who gave this release its name, is the director of the Norwegian Kilchoman importer. The whisky for this […]

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