Tuesday, September 13, 2022


The Islay based Kilchoman Distillery, has announced the launch of the 12th edition of its heavily peated (20ppm) 100% Islay single malt Scotch whisky.

Kilchoman 100% Islay 2022 Edition (50% ABV) was distilled from their 2009, 2010 and 2011 barley harvests, then matured in 29 Bourbon barrels and 6 Oloroso Sherry butts for a minimum of 8 years.

Kilchoman 100% Islay 2022 Edition

Kilchoman, produces its 100% Islay single malt from barley grown in fields surrounding the distillery and completes every stage of the whisky-making process at the distillery, including traditional floor malting.

Kilchoman 100% Islay 2022 Edition, is said to deliver notes of sweet pipe smoke, strawberries, candied lemon peel. orange blossom, soft toffee and cloves on the nose. Followed by notes of dark chocolate, toasted walnuts, tobacco, caramel and peat smoke on the palate.

Commenting on the launch, Anthony Wills, Founder of Kilchoman Distillery, said: “It’s a lovely 100% Islay, rich and fruity on the nose then lots of citrus sweetness and tropical fruit on the palate with waves of peat smoke coming through on the finish.”

Limited to 12,500 bottles, Kilchoman 100% Islay 2022 Edition, is now available from specialist retailers, for a RRP of £74.00.

Posted by Steve Rush