European Tour – The Netherlands 8th to 13th OctoberOctober 31, 2018
After George and JJ collected the Land Rover from some very helpful mechanics at Terlouw Land Rover they could start the Netherlands leg of the tour which took us to all corners of the country. We made 6 enjoyable stops in Wageningen, Musselkanaal, Eindhoven, Pijnacker, Spakenburg and Ijmuiden. Thank you to all the venues who made us feel so welcome and put on great events.
JJ, who’s day to day roll at the distillery is looking after the precious Kilchoman malt and watching over production in the still house, was enjoying turning his hand to making our Machir Bay Old Fashioned and telling tales of Islay to the Kilchoman fans in The Netherlands. JJ however wasn’t always the best navigator, at one point looking the wrong way at a roundabout and commenting ‘aye, all looks good’, luckily George looked the correct way (the left!).
100% Islay 13th Edition
The 100% Islay 13th Edition was distilled from barley grown on the farm at Kilchoman in 2012, 2013 and 2014, it was then matured for a minimum of 8 years before 44 bourbon barrels were selected for this year’s release of bottles. “The 13th Edition is the first release since…September 11, 2023