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Kilchoman 100% Islay

Overall rating
85.28/100
votes
92
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The 6th Edition
Vintage
2010
Bottled
2016
Casktype
Fresh & Refill Buffalo Trace Bourbon Barrels
Strength
50.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
06.05.16 16/23
Barcode
5060210700942
Added on
13 May 2016 1:00 pm by GIORGOS
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 80.61

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92 × member ratings

323 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Kilchoman 100% Islay

21 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.28 points

  1. Shakesbier scored this whisky 76 points Newbie

    It's definetly not the best Kilchoman. But I appreciate the fact that everything ist from the local isle of islay...
    • Nose
      75 75
      Dried grass, citrus, something like fresh cleaned house, mint, smoke.
    • Taste
      80 80
      oily, first sweet then decent smoke.
    • Finish
      72 72
      dry, short, bitter.

  2. Menko scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    I think Gere gave a very accurate review and I agree with his rating as well. So no use repeating any of that.
    Very good value for money!
    The 100% Islay series is Kilchoman at it's best, but I haven't tried the 1th, 2th, 8th or 9th yet.
    Still some work to be done :-)

  3. Karl1815 scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    A very interesting whisky due to its history. Unfortunately, it lags behind other Kilchomans.
    • Nose
      84 84
      strong citrus note, pear, significantly less smoke than Machir Bay, after a while it becomes significantly sweeter in the glass, later mown grass is added
    • Taste
      82 82
      sweet on the tongue, a few young flavors, becoming sour, a little pepper
    • Finish
      80 80
      bitter, medium length

  4. Squinugie scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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

  5. gallfux did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Pretty good, relatively straight smoky malt. Interestingly, I have such a juniper and frankincense note in my mouth that I like it.
    Unfortunately - as usual with Kilchoman, quite expensive for the age.

  6. Gere scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    A beautiful Kilchoman very well balanced with small facets that make it very interesting.
    • Nose
      fine peat smoke is added by citrus fruits. Especially the grapefruit predominates. Any fragrance is faint but permanent, as if hiding behind the light peat.
    • Taste
      an oily mass that spreads beautifully on the palate. The peat smoke is now more noticeable.
      Tobacco leaves with light vanilla notes are initially coming in the background but more and more.
    • Finish
      The finish is long and warm and nicely rounded.
      The initial peat smoke note slowly gives way to the malt and vanilla sweetness.

  7. Hupsende Hippie scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Lemon / orange and green apple. Light peat. Fairly weak nose.
    • Taste
      Better than the nose. Sweet and fruity (intensely sweet apple, yellow fruit?) Also vanilla and milk chocolate. Peat, buttery and oily. Lime. Slightly salty. Mint. Little salmiak.
    • Finish
      Lemon zest and smoke. Bit bitter. Mint. Bourbon taste lingers for a long time. Also some licorice.

  8. Blindbob scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    Not usually a fan of Islay, This was not overwhelming and peated just right for me. A very good drink for 6yo, but a bit on the pricey side.
    • Nose
      Peat. Medicinal Iodine. Warm liquorice.
    • Taste
      Smokey peat. a sweet not I couldn't place.
    • Finish
      Quite a long finish. Again something sweet that I couldn't quite place.

  9. Geri6363 scored this whisky 76 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      72 72

  10. GLEN MAUR scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

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