Kilchoman Loch Gorm Sample
2018 Release

3cl / 46%
  • Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
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Try a Perfect Measure sample of Kilchoman's much-anticipated 2018 Loch Gorm, a sherry-matured dram from the Islay distillery. This year's bottling is more restrained than some previous releases, with the sherry casks playing second fiddle to the distillery's powerful smoky spirit.
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Cask Type
Oloroso Sherry Butt
Chill Filtered

This is a 3cl sample from the original bottling of:

Product name

Kilchoman Loch Gorm Bot.2018



  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness


  • Raisins Raisins
  • Apple Apple
  • Smoke Smoke
  • Fruit Cake Fruit Cake
  • Sultana Sultana
  • Caramel Caramel

Kilchoman Loch Gorm Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting notes by Billy Abbott, The Whisky Exchange

    Nose: A barnyard bonfire kicks things off: burning peat and hay, with a touch of well-trodden mud and a hint of distant cowshed. Behind the smoke lies sweet grass and a gentle sea breeze, along with sweet butter and pink shrimp sweets.

    Palate: Sweet smoke and gravelly minerality are joined by concentrated grape sweetness: raisin and sultana jam. Light fruit cake with a dusting of spice pops up behind, along with apple jam and dry oaky spice. The fruity notes hold the middle ground.

    Finish: Dark chocolate and minerally smoke fade to leave salt and caramel.

    Comment: A much more refined dram than some previous Loch Gorms, with well-integrated sherry notes letting the maritime spirit and smoke shine.

1 Customer Review

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  • 4
    17 August 2018

    Very nice balance. But "distant cowshed"? That should be extremely distant cowshed... Possibly even unoccupied extremely distant cowshed that was converted to a biscuit shop? Really? Cowshed??