Kilchoman Madeira (Finish) Single Cask 185/2012 (Uniquely Islay Series – An t-Earrach 2020 #2/9)

Cask No.: 185/2012

Cask type: Refill Ex-Bourbon Barrel, finished in a 1st Fill Madeira Hogshead

Distillation Date: 12.04.2012

Bottling Date: 30.04.2020

Strength: 54,2 % abv

Phenol level: 50 ppm

Number of bottles: 246

Bottle size: 0,7 l

Market: Germany

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This filling is one of the 9 different single cask releases of the Uniquely Islay series – An t-Earrach 2020, which the new German Kilchoman importer launched on the German market in May 2020. The whisky matured for more than 6 years in a Refill Ex-Bourbon Barrel before beeing finished in a fresh Madeira hogshead for 19 month

The cask 185/2012 is one of at least eight sister casks (Nos. 178/2012-185/2012), that have been launched in 2019 and 2020 as Single Cask Madeira Finish releases in different countries. Both 1st Fill and 2nd Fill Bourbon barrels, which were all filled on 12.04.2012, were later finished in Madeira hogsheads for different lengths. Here is the complete list:

  • Madeira Finish Single Cask for Tiger´s Finest Selection, Taiwan (Cask 178/2012, 12.04.2012 – 2019, 56,3%)
  • Madeira Finish Single Cask 7 yo for The Distillery Shop (Cask 179/2012, 12.04.2012 – 19.08.2019, 56,4%, 7 yo)
  • Madeira Finish Single Cask for Holy Dram Israel (Cask 180/2012, 12.04.2012 – 14.02.2019, 56,3%, 6 yo)
  • Madeira Finish Single Cask, Uniquely Islay, An t-Earrach 2020#1/9 (Cask 181/2012, 12.04.2012 – 30.04.2020, 54,1%, 8 yo)
  • Madeira Finish Single Cask for Bulgaria (Cask 182/2012, 12.04.2012 – 24.01.2020, 54,4%, 7 yo
  • Madeira Finish Single Cask for Greek Whisky Association (Cask 183/2012, 12.04.2012 – 17.06.2019, 55,6%, 7 yo
  • Madeira Finish Single Cask for Cask Norway (Cask 184/2012, 12.04.2012 – 12.04.2020, 54,7%, 8 yo)
  • Madeira Finish Single Cask, Uniquely Islay, An t-Earrach 2020#2/9 (Cask 185/2012, 12.04.2012 – 30.04.2020, 54,2%, 8 yo)