Glengyle Distillery Kilkerran Heavily Peated Batch No. 8 Single Malt Scotch Whisky (Campbeltown, Scotland)

Glengyle Distillery Kilkerran Heavily Peated Batch No. 8 Single Malt Scotch Whisky
(Campbeltown, Scotland)

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About the Distillery:
Kilkerran is the name that was chosen for the single malt produced at Mitchell’s Glengyle Distillery. Kilkerran is derived from the Gaelic ‘Ceann Loch Cille Chiarain’ which is the name of the original settlement where Saint Kerran had his religious cell and where Campbeltown now stands. Kilkerran is thought to be a suitable name for a new Campbeltown malt since it was unusual for the old Campbeltown distilleries to be called after a Glen, a custom more usually associated with the Speyside region.

About the whisky:

The latest edition of Kilkerran's Peat In Progress series, and eighth Heavily Peated edition.

Proof: 116.8
Cask Maturation: 90% Bourbon, 10% Oloroso Sherry

Tasting Notes

Nose: Fresh on the nose, reminiscent of morning dew, pine forest and damp gooseberry bushes, with a hemp, vegetal note developing over time.

Palate: The peat comes to the forefront in the palate with a characteristic sweetness detected in notes of toasted marshmallows and s’mores, along with hints of lemon drizzle cake and shortbread.

Finish: The finish sees the continuation of the sweet peat influence and the introduction of a salty note and hints of burnt pretzels and fresh green apples.