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Visiting Kilchoman

As the only independent farm distillery on Islay, we are proud to have all stages of the whisky-making process taking place right here at Kilchoman. Book one of our whisky distillery tours to come and see for yourself! Witness the full whisky experience from barley growing in the neighbouring fields, the inner-workings of the distillery, to our on-site bottling line.

The ‘Classic’ Tour

10am, 2pm and 3pm Daily Adults: £10 Children: £5 1 Hour

Join the only ‘Barley to Bottle’ experience in Scotland, and gain an insight into the day-to-day running of our distillery. Accompanied by one of our friendly guides you will have the opportunity to taste two of our core expressions. A tasting glass is included and drivers drams are available if required.

We have allocated spaces available for children 8+ years subject to a small admission fee and may also be booked online.

Valid ID must be provided on request for drams. Parents and Guardians MUST be responsible for their children AT ALL TIMES.

Maximum Capacity 12 (including children)

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The ‘Ultimate’ Tour

11am Daily £35 2 Hours

Come on a journey around our distillery, learning about the vision our founder Anthony Wills had for Kilchoman and exploring the recent developments. During this two-hour experience you will be given a detailed explanation for each part of the whisky making process that is completed on site. In the still house, you’ll also sample New Make to analyse the complexities of Kilchoman’s spirit. Followed by a visit to our warehouse to discuss maturation, whilst soaking in it’s amazing aromas. A tutored range tasting is provided afterwards to allow you to sample our award-winning range of single malts.

Valid ID must be provided on request for drams – minimum age for this tour is 18 years old

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The ‘Wee’ Tour

4pm Daily Adults: £5 Children: £3 30 minutes

Our final tour of the day will be a brief 30 minute look into production at Kilchoman. You’ll be given an outline of the whisky making process and be able to watch our team as they go about their work, making Kilchoman award-winning single malt whisky. Enjoy a dram of our ‘Barley to Bottle’ 100% Islay Single Farm Single Malt in the Malt House and finish up with a dram of our Machir Bay. We have allocated spaces available for children 8+ years subject to a small admission fee and may also be booked online.

Valid ID must be provided on request for drams. Parents and Guardians MUST be responsible for their children AT ALL TIMES.

Maximum Capacity 12 (including children)

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Grain to Glass Tasting

2.30pm Daily £25 45 minutes

Join one of our team in Warehouse No.1 for a range tasting nestled amongst some of our 8,000 casks as they rest. This promises to be a treat for your taste buds as you work your way through each specially selected dram, beginning with an analysis of the complexities of Kilchoman’s DNA-our New Make Spirit. Each tasting will encompass some of our favourite current releases, distillery exclusives or maybe even something a little more unusual from our whisky archive. Homemade barley grist oatcakes will be provided-the ideal 20PPM peaty palette cleanser!

Valid ID must be provided on request for drams – minimum age for this tour is 18 years old.

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Group Bookings

Minimum of 8 People

We are happy to provide whisky tours of our Islay Distillery for groups of 8 or more people. It is advised that you book these in advance as our scheduled tours are restricted in numbers. We also provide a tour and lunch package for groups, get in touch for more information or to make a booking. See here for the 2018 Group Menu

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Our distillery is 5 miles off the main road. It’s a beautiful drive down a single track road until you get to us at Kilchoman. Please drive carefully and use the passing places when available. We also provide ‘driving drams’ for those drivers in the group who can take them away to enjoy later.