2020/04/14 – Live Tasting on Friday, 24th April

Kilchoman today announced the next, now already 5th edition of the Live Tastings for April 24, 2020. As usual, Anthony and James Wills will be tasting some Kilchoman whiskies in the new visitor centre. Starting at 6pm GMT, Instagram and Facebook users will be able to participate, ask questions and, if they were lucky enough to purchase one of the

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2020/03/30 – Live Tasting on Friday, 10th April

The next online tasting with Anthony and James Wills was announced for April 10, 2020. This time the focus is on a preview of 4 upcoming limited releases of the year 2020.The corresponding tasting packs can be purchased from 3pm GMT today in the distillery’s online shop for £19.99 + shipping. The number of tasting packs has been increased to

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Timeline 2013

The average cask filling rate is now about 21 casks per week, mostly fresh ex-bourbon barrels from the Buffalo Trace Distillery, but still sherry butts, too. By the end of the year just over 130,000 litres of pure alcohol will have been produced. April 8: “Loch Gorm” is released. Named after the famous lake near the distillery, Kilchoman now gives

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Timeline 2014

January: 2 vatting tanks are installed in Warehouse No. 1. In the future they will be used to marry the barrels for the bigger editions, like “Machir Bay” and “100% Islay”, before bottling. Previously, the company relied on the help of Bruichladdich, where the barrels were emptied and married, and then returned to the Kilchoman bottling hall in large plastic

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Timeline 2015

The “Machir Bay” appears from now on without year specification. Named after the bay not far from the distillery with one of Islay’s most beautiful sandy beaches, the batch-bottled release was labelled with the year of bottling from 2012 to 2014. During this period, the age of the whiskies contained in the bottle increased from year to year. From 2015

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Timeline 2016

January: Renovation work on the malt Floor In February 2016, a new bottling will be released exclusively in Germany, the “Small Batch for Germany PX Finish & Oloroso”. For this release, two Bourbon Barrels bottled on 4.11.2010, which received a PX Finish after 5 years of maturation, and one Oloroso Sherry Cask, the contents of which were distilled on 1.9.2011,

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