Kilchoman Original Cask Strength (2016 Release)
Kilchoman // Islay, Scotland
Kilchoman (pronounced kil-ho-man) is a small Scottish distillery located on an Islay farm. In fact, it is the first distillery to be established on the island in 125 years. Kilchoman's Original Cask Strength series currently consists of two releases, a 2014 and a 2016 expression. These Islay single malt scotches are bottled at its natural cask strength. Kilchoman distillery uses locally grown barley and a floor malting process. The 2016 expression is the second release in the special edition series, and is aged for 6 years in ex-bourbon quarter casks before being bottled at 56.9% ABV. This expression has no coloring or additives and is limited to 12,000 bottles.
Single MaltDistilled in pot stills from 100% malted barley, produced at one distillery, aged in barrels; if Scotch or Irish, must be aged for at least three years.
Cask TypeEx-Bourbon Quarter Casks