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Kilchoman Loch Gorm

Overall rating
86.93/100
votes
88
Whiskybase ID
WB179549
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
2021 Release
Vintage
2011 / 2012
Bottled
03.2021
Stated Age
09 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butts
Number of bottles
17000
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
LG 15.03.21 21/03 & LG 24.03.21 21/03
Barcode
5060210703899
Added on
22 Mar 2021 7:28 pm by peatlover99
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 84.81

47 × in wishlist

88 × member ratings

490 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Kilchoman Loch Gorm

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.93 points

  1. just 2thetop scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    A solid sherry smokey whisky from a drinkers PoV
    This is no sherry bomb and an okay balance - the smoke appears shortly after the sherry.
    Quality sherry casks used but not first fill it seems to me - all 9 years old I'm told
    The 2020 Loch Gorm was more interesting from the complexity, perhaps due to the mix of some older matured spirit 11-13 years and got a fat 90 points from me.
    Not sure if the spirit is really suited to all sherry as the bourbon casks work so well.
    Therefore this one only gets 88 points from a Kilchoman fanboy.
    Would still recommend a buy for around 75 EUR in Germany.

  2. St. Pauli scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    All raised in oloroso sherry butts in the latest bottlings as opposed to the earlier that had a share of hogshead matured whisky. It makes for a slow but even maturation, leading to a balanced whisky. It's powerful enough, but greatly soft and "sweet".
    • Nose
      Distinct smokiness, not really in your face. It's rather toffee-ish and nutty, on Christmas Pudding. Still some citrus (orange zest), still some barley and soft spice.
    • Taste
      Rather sweet, almost raisin-like, but with good punch. Christmas cake is dominant, the smoke is there but very gently. Further, mixed nuts, date, toffee, a bit of citric acidity and warming cinnamon.
    • Finish
      Rich, moderately sweet and warming on spice and nuts. BBQ'ed orange (try it), cinnamon, nuts, liqueur, gentle bbq smoke, cooked fruit.

  3. SwiftyMcVeigh scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Solid Kilchoman. I expected more from the sherry barrels. A little too expensive compared to the Sanaig, which offers something similar, if not more.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Salty, quartz peat smoke, somewhat reminiscent of Bowmore. Behind it yellow pith and plum with a little fruity sweetness. Dried dates. Red forest berries. Barbecue western sose.
    • Taste
      84 84
      Salty start. In addition, pepper and peat smoke. Little fruit, with a hint of plum and dried fruit. Pretty dry.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Ash, smoke, salt, a little spice. Will be even drier. Medium length.

  4. A.S. Bak scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. ThinLizzy scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  6. Liebt_Whisky_seit_92 scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  7. Iron_Calli scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    I love this endlessly long cocoa finish!

  8. ConvalRen scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Another loch gorm. Not my fav like in previous years.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

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