Kilchoman Machir Bay

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bourbon / Oloroso
46.0 % Vol.
50 ml 700 ml 700 ml 750 ml
Added on
07 May 2014 8:13 am by Roman

Average value

€ 66.77

5 × in wishlist

320 × member ratings

783 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Kilchoman Machir Bay

44 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.69 points

  1. CluaranDeilgneach scored this whisky 84 points Member Junior

    Colour: Pale gold.
    Every whisky has a story to tell. One behind this expression of Kilchoman is short and simple, but bonnie nontheless.

    After a storm that thrown up logs on the seashore, there is calm. And here we stand, on still-wet sand, feeling gentle touch of sea breeze while drinking a tea with lemon slice. There is a crackling bonfire nearby, from where smell of smoke reaches us...
    • Nose
      85 85
      A wee touch of gentle smoke from the nearby bonfire. Salty wind from the sea. Some wood logs drifting in the foam. Lemon.
    • Taste
      82 82
      Simple. Sweet and salty with an oily structure. Gentle taste, quite smooth for such a youngster.
    • Finish
      84 84
      Medium-long, smoky with some oak and white pepper on the palate, nevertheless pleasant finish.

  2. wisekycourse scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    its strength, the creamy peat and a lemon meringue that remains from the beginning to the end of the tasting! Magnifies in the second half of the bottle! For an islay, it's a plus!
    • Nose
      grassy, ​​peat, intense lemon
    • Taste
      fat peat, medicinal, on the burnt tire
    • Finish

  3. wisekycourse scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    very strong scents on the nose, spicy, peaty and fruity (on the lemon) and still peaty, then a slight sweetness patissière of melted butter!
    then in the mouth, we lose what the nose could discover, only the lemon and stones remain.
    alcohol is discreet.
    a good entry for this kilchoman, which looks a bit far from LAGAVULIN (but less fruity and less complex!), And whose final is quite long but monolithic.

  4. Svjatogor scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    n: rum pralines, fruits, sulphur, used matches, earthy, citrus, diesel, cooked fruits, hint of grapefruit, butterscotch
    t: light, sweet, peat, white pepper
    a: peat, vanilla, smoke, white pepper, hint of wood

  5. mauricehuckriede scored this whisky 81 points Newbie

    smoky, not too strong, not pungent.

  6. LDB scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    One of the most boring Islay-Whiskies I have ever had. Totally overrated distillery.

  7. TsiAI scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Green grass, relatively raw, with some melon skin

  8. nad_chario scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      84 84

  9. Lord of Orkney scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  10. Calmar scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Slack and faded Kilhoman, sad looks against the background of his fellow barrel fortress; a very modest set of components, everything is simple and unpretentious, a little develops in the aftertaste - sherry derivatives begin to appear, but the situation as a whole does not save.
    • Nose
      Clear, sweet-peat, sea, the coals of a long-burnt fire, an empty smokehouse.
    • Taste
      Watery, peat, burnt sugar, burnt biscuits, burnt branches.
    • Finish
      Spicy, kvasnoe wort, dark beer, kvass, burnt biscuits, coal, prunes.


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