- Single Malt
- Distillery Bottling
- Bottling serie
- 10th Anniversary Tour 2015
- Bourbon Barrels
- Number of bottles
- 58.9 % Vol.
- 700 ml
- Bottled for
- European Tour 2015
- Added on
- 03 Sep 2015 9:18 am by Jonckheere Sven
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Whisky Reviews for Kilchoman Machir Bay
13 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.08 points
- Tasted at Story Tellers: Tasting Whisky in January 2018
- A very interesting, powerful, still young malt - limited for the European Tour 2015;
Citrus fruits (lime, lemon), strong smoke, ash, sweetness;
diluted: intense, mouth-filling, lime, fine spiciness, honey, strong smoke, charcoal on the palate;
long, powerful finish; Oak in the finish;
White wine - sunlight
Very smoky and with a lot of dull cardboard-character. Soft lemon extract, lime and sweet accents of yellow, ripe apples. In addition wet coal, ashes, peat and maritime sea air.
Sweetish, slightly sour and at the same time with a lot of sugar sweet peat. Add lime, salt, bergamot, wet charcoal, some honey, but unfortunately the sweetness is mostly based on sugar.
Medium long - now tart and peatier, tenderly woody and with a dull and wet character. The fruit is strongly suppressed. A dry tartness of wood and peat determines the finish.
N: 87P / G: 85P / F: 84P
- Wow I simply love Kilchoman. This dram is another masterpiece of this distillery and I am happy that they have only started their business ;-) So much good stuff to come.
Smoke smoke smoke :-) Very nice after a while you have bacon, honey & vanilla. A nose that I really like.
First sweet (honey) and only a bit of smoke which is suprising after the nose. Then I have notes of Barbecue Sauce, salty bacon (a lot of salt :-) )
Nice long smooth, smokey, sweet, very very well done.
- Overall, he gets 84 points from me, the nose and the finish are great, the taste is a bit too metallic. Alcohol already fits. He is exceptionally strong, but I can not determine burning. So in terms of alcohol, the piglet has burned more, but the Kilchoman has three times more fire in terms of warming and such. But we all want that, right? Notes from an online chat tasting
First the usual smoke board. If the first bourbon notes, vanilla and caramel, as well as a proper load of ham. The alcohol is once again perfectly integrated. No bizz in the nose. Warm up ... Egg, when heated, the alcohol taps but then quite nice. Warms up in the nose a beautiful harmonious overall picture, the smoke very ashy in the background, the alcohol is also back in the background, a little sweet aroma of grilled fruits, very light citrus notes. Nice nose! Let's try ...
Hui yes, goose bumps. Crisp alcohol, although it does not burn. Pretty good metallic. On the tongue are added a bitter herbal mixture and sweet honey. But I find it less sweet than the Machir Bay standards. Otherwise, I agree, which can Kilchoman much better, Feis Ile 2015 or the club bottlings z. B.
In the finish, which is again very long, the sweetness is slow, a salty bacon note stays much longer and the ash sticks almost eternally on the tongue.
- Pretty easy to knit. Young, aggressive peat hammer with in the case neat sweetness (+) and still too much metal (-). If you want that - great. But so far, for example, I found all the "Classic of Islay" that I tried more interesting.
He needs water - without me only dry smoke and a stinging in the nose.
Then: sweet, cereal, biscuit, vanilla, applesauce ... and empty can. So a clear - youthful-metallic-fresh note that does not bother much.
Smoke (ashen, bitter) and fat sweetness (vanilla, caramel, cereals) keep well in the balance, but the alcohol burns quite nicely and the can is also there.
rather long, metallic-bitter vs. fat-sweet
a bit alcoholic
sweet barley in dusty sunlight
again some alcohol note
caramel, sweet, citrus note
Smoke and chocolate powder