2020/05/04 – Fèis Ìle 2020: Kilchoman Open Day Programme Announced

Due to the cancellation of Fèis Ìle 2020, this year’s Islay Festival Fèis Ìle is known to be held virtually. This means that from 23.5.2020 to 30.5.2020, the individual distilleries will present themselves on their respective days with a more or less detailed online programme including tastings, auctions, virtual tours, discussion groups and music. As usual, many of the distilleries

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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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2019/09/28 – Germany tour for the 10th anniversary of Kilchoman Single Malt announced

10 years ago, on September 9, 2009, the Kilchoman distillery released its first single malt whisky, the “Kilchoman Inaugural Release”. To celebrate this anniversary, the German Kilchoman importer “Alba Import” organised a series of tastings with Peter Wills in six German cities. As usual on previous Kilchoman tours, these tastings will take place at local whisky dealers. These are the

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2018/04/20 – “Villa Konthor” in Limburg becomes first german “Comraich-Bar”

On the eve of the famous “Whisky Fair 2018” in Limburg, the whisky bar “Villa Konthor” was the first German location to be awarded the title of a “Comraich-Bar”. Peter Wills, Marketing and Sales Manager of Kilchoman and the German importer “Alba Import” awarded the title and guided the guests through the evening at a “Kilchoman Comraich Dinner”. In addition

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