Kilchoman 100% Islay 9th Edition
Peated Single Malt
Kilchoman // Islay, Scotland
The 9th edition of Kilchoman's 100% Islay bottling is made from a vatting of 43 barrels of single malt which matured in ex-bourbon barrels for 9 years. The 100% Islay series uses barley harvested from the isle and the peat level is a moderate 20 ppm versus the brand's standard 50 ppm. Bottled without chill-filtration and with a natural color at 100 proof. Only 12,000 bottles produced. Available as of September 2019.
Peated Single Malt100% malted barley from a single distillery. Dried with peat.
"Kilchoman's 9th Islay Edition has an invitingly restrained peat aroma. The palate is pleasantly briny with subtle notes of treacle, ginger, and chestnut, with a touch of smoke lingering on the finish. It's a nicely balanced dram, using its moderately peated to malts to very good effect."