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Overall rating
86.49/100
votes
71
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Vintage
Vintage
2010
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
09 years old
Casktype
42 ex-Bourbon barrels+3 Oloroso Sherry butts
Number of bottles
15000
Strength
48.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
V10 23.09.19 19/166
Barcode
5060210702427
Added on
18 Sep 2019 9:38 pm by Whisky_Addicted
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 78.71

33 × in wishlist

71 × member ratings

303 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Kilchoman 2010

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.49 points

  1. wisekycourse scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    nose:
    * peaty and mineral, a little salty,
    salted caramel, some dry wood
    algae well wetted by the ebb of the tide
    citrus, lemon and a touch of vanilla
    mouth:
    strong spices, slightly meaty peat, tar at that time, a little bitterness that arises, it looks young on the palate, there is pear brandy, and a little cocoa
    final:
    peppery, woody, peaty and smoky, citrus fruit, rather short finish.

  2. Mike King scored this whisky 90 points Member Junior

    Very easy to drink. Dangerously tasty. At first wonderfully soft and mild in the mouth, then getting stronger, then comes the oak, great complex. In the finish with lemon, pear, dark chocolate, espresso and smoke. Brilliant. Drinks as light as apple spritzer.

  3. rolabob scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      83 83

  4. Menko scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    What a geat little distillery this is. The 100% Islay, Coull point and this 2010 are of such high quality, it makes me wonder why I even bother to buy anything else.
    This 2010 has a promising nose. It's warming, well balanced, powerfull and oily and at the same time easy to drink, peated (obviously), a bit sweet (not overdone) and very, very enjoyable.

  5. larswehmeier scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Elegantly matured Kilchoman with rather reserved smoke aromas, but the ex-bourbon ripening aromatic in the foreground.
    • Nose
      Lemony, fruity, fresh. Honey and vanilla. Clear ripening of bourbon. Fresh aromatic oak. Floral hints of heather and lilac.
    • Taste
      Strong on the tongue. Slightly peppery tingling of the oak. Elegant, dry smoke. A lot of caramel.
    • Finish
      Clean, classic smoky. Is slowly becoming drier.

  6. 33rdCASK scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  7. happyNess scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    Great Islay malt, dangerously tasty.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Full and intense. Tar, slightly phenolic chimney smoke, greasy. Sweetness of custard with caramel (or creme bruleé), English orange jam. Some freshly sawn wood in the background.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Light, round and sweetly fruity. Much less beefy than the nose would suggest.
      Citrus, vanilla, oak and smoke in balance, slightly peppery.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Medium length, almost not dry. Citrus and smoke dominate, later the oak becomes clear.

  8. palmtop2 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    Light, caramel taste.
    Salty, slightly spicy finish

  9. Dris scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      87 87

  10. Archer scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    In the nose very promising, it is on the tongue only harsh, then almost bitter. Unfortunately a bit exhausting.
    • Nose
      87 87
      Camp fire smoke with submerged peat soil, smoked ham, heated metal. Smoked lemon slices, nutmeg, clove powder. Vanilla pudding. The nose alternates between greasy smoke, spice and fruit.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Sweet-sour onset with hearty smoke, tart herbs, slices of lemon and bitter orange marmalade with pieces. Crème brûlée with burnt caramel layer. Malt, dry wood. The bitter herbs play in the bitter, that can not catch the lemon alone.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Relatively short finish, dry, smoky, bitter to bitter. If a little fruit should be left, it can not be seen behind the smoke.

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