Kilchoman Sanaig


Perfect time for a Malt of the Month column having just returned from a three day cycle adventure around Kintyre, Islay and Arran visiting many of the great distilleries. Having visited ten distilleries and tasting around forty whiskies the tricky thing now is to pick my number one from the trip. A Bowmore 18yo Single Sherry Cask was pretty special, as was the Cask Strength Lagavulin 12yo but it was from the tiny family owned farm distillery at Kilchoman that had the resounding winner. After visiting six distilleries on day 1 and plenty more drams in the Port Charlotte hotel that evening the next morning involved a gentle peddle over the hill from Bruichladdich to Kilchoman where we were greeted with the greatest bacon roll I’ve ever had followed shortly by a sensational tour and a glass of new make spirit. Everything about this place makes me smile and it wasn’t the whisky that left me with a warm fuzzy...
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REVEALED: The secret single malt whiskies you must try


Think you know all there is to know about Scotland’s best distilleries? Think again! You may be surprised to find out just how many there are that you have never even heard of. There’s a whole land of distillers producing incredible whiskies out there in the mountains, glens and hills of Scotland and now, for the first time, we at Lockett Bros can reveal these special single malt whiskies. We’ve chosen seven of, what we think are, the single malts that you might not have heard of in your whisky adventures, but that will blow your proverbial socks off. So, strap yourself in for a tour of the secret single malt whiskies… Kilchoman This is quite possibly the best wee distillery in the world and one of only a handful of distillers that still practices floor malting (more on that in a later blog). Kilchoman is an Islay-based farm distillery, which was established in 2005, making it the first to...
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