Kilchoman Distillery

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Pronunciation kil’homan
Region Islay
Distiller Kilchoman Distillery Co. Ltd.
Owner Anthony Wills
Address Rockside Farm
Isle of Islay
PA49 7UT
Telephone +44 (0)1496 - 85 00 11
+44 (0)1496 - 85 01 56 (Fax)
LatLong 55° 47’ 11.9” N   06° 25’ 48.3” W
Altitude 42 m
Grid Reference NR223636
Open to public January - Easter : mo - fr 10:00 - 17:00 (tours at 11:00 and 15:00)
Easter - October : mo - sa 10:00 - 17:30 (tours at 11:00 and 15:00)
November - December : mo - fr 10:00 - 17:00 (tours at 11:00 and 15:00)Source : Islay & Jura Distillery Tour Times 2008 leaflet

Technical Specifications
General Water Source
for production, malting and cooling from a burn called Allt Gleann Osamail fed by rainwater from the hills Cnoc Dubh, Cnoc na h-Uamha and Airigh Liath collected in an artificial loch and piped to the distillery
  Annual Output
  Finished Spirit (phenols)
  Blending Roles
Malt Malt Source
  Malt Type
  Malt Specification (phenols)
  Own Malting Floor
  Malt Storage
  Grist Storage
Mashing Mash Tun 1
  Mash Size
  First Water
  Second Water
  Third Water
  Fourth Water
Fermentation Washbacks 2 made of stainless steel
  Washback Charge
  Amount of Yeast
  Length of Fermentation
  Initial Fermentation Temp.
  Strength of Wash
Distillation Wash Stills 1
  Wash Still Built
  Wash Still Charge
  Heat Source
  Wash Still Height
  Lyne Arm
  Low Wines Run
  Low Wines Collection Range
  Spirit Stills
  Spirit Still Built
  Spirit Still Charge
  Strength of Spirit Still Charge
  Heat Source
  Spirit Still Height
  Lyne Arm
  Foreshot Run
  Spirit Run
  Feints Run
  Spirit Cut
  Distilling Strength
Storage Storage Strength
  Average Spirit Yield
  Disposal of Pot Ale/Spent Lees
  Type of Casks only bourbon
  Vatting and Bottling Location

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