Sunset over the Kilchoman Barley FieldsAugust 13, 2015
The Kilchoman barley is ripening nicely in the recent good weather we have been enjoying on Islay. The good weather appears to have disappeared for the time being but the barley continues to grow nevertheless. In a few weeks the combine will be dusted off and put into action, all being well the barley will be dried and stored within a month.
Am Bùrach, gaelic for ‘the mess’, might seem a strange name for a limited edition single malt. That would be if you were not aware of the story behind this unique bottling; the delicious consequence of an incident in 2014 where two different Kilchoman expressions were mistakenly combined. The unnamed…May 27, 2020