- Single Malt
- Distillery Bottling
- Bottling serie
- Single Cask Release - Bresser & Timmer
- Stated Age
- 05 years old
- Oloroso Sherry Cask
- Number of bottles
- 58.2 % Vol.
- 700 ml
- Bottled for
- Bresser & Timmer Exclusive
- Added on
- 02 Dec 2016 8:08 am by holborndrinker
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Whisky Reviews for Kilchoman 2011
11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.33 points
- Surprisingly, no specific peat smell or taste to observe, it is especially smoky, wood fire, tobacco. In combination with sweet tones, I can really appreciate this!
Wood fire smoke mainly, roasted meat, tobacco, ash. That is promising! Then also sweet aromas, vanilla very strong now. And plums. Actually not the specific peat smell to find, but surprising.
Some salmiak at the opening, stimulating and warming. Then again the wood fire smelled, creamy mouthfeel. Caramel too. Full taste. Now also some hints of chocolate.
Again the dominating wood smoke, ash, light pepper. Long finish, tobacco (ashes).
- Sorry, but this comes across as very artificial instead of artisanal. By all means: don't mask the youth of the dram by using overly active wood. Now it comes across as gentle and sweet on the one hand, with some supposed roughness of peat smoke. Only the peat is almost absent... The wood kills the character of the spirit.
Seems to be wood-dominated, maybe to mask the youth of this whisky. There is a lot of wood smoke (think of the smoke in Lapsang Souchong tea), with vanilla (US oak sherry?), ash, soot, almonds, and bacon. It's quite one-dimensional.
It's very sweet, and still wood dominated. I wonder myself if this is still real whisky. There is hardly any peat, lot's of ashy and woody smoke, and drying walnut skin. The development from the sweet attack to the drying end is very peculiar.
Again, wood domination with nuttiness.