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Kilchoman 10th Anniversary Release

Overall rating
86.28/100
votes
115
Whiskybase ID
WB68313
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
2005 - 2012
Bottled
2015
Casktype
Sherry and Bourbon Casks
Casknumber
1/2005 + others
Number of bottles
3000
Strength
58.2 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml 750 ml
Label
Blue Label
Bottle code
10A 03.07.15 15/26
Barcode
5060210700416
Bottled for
the Distillery Shop only
Market
gb United Kingdom
Added on
22 May 2015 11:28 am by nc2malt
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 220.65

26 × in wishlist

115 × member ratings

550 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Kilchoman 10th Anniversary Release

25 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.28 points

  1. prz22 scored this whisky 70 points Expert Senior

    It will take a while before I will taste another Kilchoman. If could be just weak/average peat driven malt but it's even worse - full of false sweet notes that I don"t want to name at all. It"s been a while since i tasted such a bad whisky..

  2. ConvalRen scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. spnimcco scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Composition of differently matured barrels, whisky that is no more than seven years old.

  4. face scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      82 82

  5. Glenjasper scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      86 86

  6. mema82 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  7. whiskycuse did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Tasting Notes:

    https://whiskycuse.wordpress.com/2015/07/06/kilchoman-10th-anniversary-release-582-vol-ob-2015/

  8. ddertzaar did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Exciting enough that you will not get bored. He really does not tear me off the stool, though.
    • Nose
      Citrus, cold ash, sweet malt, herb bed, hay
    • Taste
      Sharp start with lots of lemon and subtle ash, sweet molasses, subtle herbal notes in the background, light tropical fruit (apricot, pineapple), coconut
    • Finish
      Medium-long, decaying ash, which is replaced by herbal notes, becoming drier with increasing saltiness

  9. GJR scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Not as hefty ashy as other Kilchomans, but it is very good balanced and just simply very very enjoyable.
    • Nose
      A bit restraint for Kilchoman measures. Lots of fruit combined with earthy ashy peat smoke.....
    • Taste
      Spicy, a bit burnt notes and very pleasant ashy peat smoke
    • Finish
      Lingering peat, in all its simple beauty.

  10. Unclimbability scored this whisky 81 points Member Senior

    Colour: Gold

    Body: Full

    Nose: Quite rich and complex. Sweet, spicy, fruity, smoky, mineral and green notes. Quite creamy, a little popcorn maltiness, vanilla pod, green oak, lemon and lime citrus, peach and apricot. More Sherried and fruitily sweet after a bit.

    Water: Softer, darker and less green. Soft lemon, chocolate, oak coming out with liquorice, a little dry with peated grist. Tobacco and some Sherried fruit developing after a bit.

    Taste: Sharp arrival, lovely lemon zest and peel, then stony lemon juice with peat smoke developing and mingling with it. I wouldn't it's say complex but it's integrated and powerful.

    Water: Softer arrival, fruity at first then cold sea water. Oak developing with Sherry fruit, liquorice and some oakiness, a little tannic and much more drying, then powerful smoke really kicks up with the stony lemon juice coming back. More bitter and tannic after a bit.

    Finish: Long length. A peaty puff, then lasting lemon citrus and mineral smoke. With water- More sherried and oaky with tannins, coffee and chocolate.

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