Glengyle Distillery Kilkerran 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml) - 2021 Release
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Glengyle Distillery Kilkerran 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky (700ml) - 2021 Release

Campbeltown, SCOTLAND
$199. 00
$2388.00 Dozen
ABV: 46%

The culmination of six "Work In Progress" releases is this core bottling from the Glengyle Distillery: a lightly peated and non-chill filtered 12 year old malt matured in a combination of 70% Bourbon casks and 30% Sherry casks. If the intention has been to create an accessible all-rounder that appeals to a wide audience, then this certainly succeeds. Offering a beautiful integration of aromas and flavours ranging from rich cereals, light sea spray freshness, a touch of lanolin and even a farmyard earthiness in the thread of peat stitching the whole together, it straddles the breadth of flavours we’ve enjoyed in the “Work in Progress” series, only delivered in a softer package. Because Kilkerran run just one bottling per annum, allocations will be ongoing - even though this is now part of the core range. 46% Alc./Vol. *All Kilkerran whiskies now arrive without presentation tubes or boxes.

Other reviews... Wafer light body...Has a fragile feel to it and the air of a malt which must be treated gently and with respect. 90.5 points - Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2020

After six ‘Work in Progress’ releases, Kilkerran from Glengyle Distillery has finally come of age with this core expression. It comprises 70% whisky from first-fill bourbon casks and 30% from sherry casks. Floral on the nose, with honey and a hint of brine, then peaty fruit notes develop. The palate is confident and oily, slightly earthy, with tinned peaches, black pepper, cinnamon, smoke, and a suggestion of medicine chests. The finish is relatively long, with pepper, licorice, and drying oak. 89 points - (Winter 2016) Reviewed by: Gavin Smith