Whisky 2016 – 152-161 Kilchoman Tasting

152 – Kilchoman Bourbon (Buffalo Trace) Cask Sample 2006
Autumn leaves, glue, white pepper, stewed apple, caramel. Mulch, salt, slight medicinal hit, vanilla, tinned peaches, potato chips.

153 – Kilchoman Cask Strength Quarter Cask
Caramel, leaves, salt, hand cream, apple pie. Beautifully medicinal and sweetness, chestnut honey, green herbs, nori and salty potato chips.

154 – Kilchoman 100% Islay 5th Edition
Yeasty, red apple, over proved dough, cloves. Young, saplings, nice sweetness, slight spicy note and peaches.

155 – Kilchoman 2008 Vintage
Cheese pizza with tomato, stone fruit, custard, strawberries. Salty, brown sugar, licorice, potato crisps, slight cocoa.

156 – Kilchoman Machir Bay
Leather, leaves, green bananas, sweat (but not in a bad way). Honey dew melon, slight smoke, key lime pie.

157 – Kilchoman Sauternes (d’Yquem) Cask
Yeast, lemon zest, brown sugar, caramel, peanuts, rubber, light fruit sweetness. Peanuts, black tea, toasty caramel, peanut brittle.

158 – Kilchoman Madeira Cask
Rubber, brown sugar, thick caramel, sarsaparilla, leather. Choc mint ice cream, cinnamon chewing gum, vanilla, woody, coffee.

159 – Kilchoman Olorosso Cask Sample 2011
Preserved lemon, vino cotto, marshmallow, grilled pineapple. Chinese BBQ pork, rubber, salt, meringue, menthol.

160 – Kilchoman Loch Gorm 6 years
Flinty, coal, rubber, match heads, gas. Salty, brown sticks. Not really a fan.

161 – Kilchoman Sanaig
Marshmallow, rosehips, salt, leaves, gooseberry. Leaves, salt, caramel, rock melon skin, done toasty note, slight cream.


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