Kilkerran Work in Progress #6 Bourbon
Added on Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014 at 07:10 AM
  Bottler: Glengyle
  Age: 10 yrs Type: Scotch
  Vintage: N/A Subtype: Single Malt
  ABV: 46.00 % Region: Campbeltown
  Price: $65 Availability: Specialty Stores

Kilkerran Work in Progress 6 / Bourbon Wood

A new(ish) Campbeltowner owned by Springbank. This is the 10 year old release from Glengyle distillery, released as part of the Kilkerran Work in Progress series. This is the bourbon-aged expression.

Member Ratings and Notes
n: sweet nose of leather and hard cheese rind. Smells like old plastic/vinyl raincoat. Some heather and malt, raw buttermilk biscuit dough, fresh cut lawn in the morning.
t:  sharp and sweet malt with lemon wax and dried coconut. This is very metallic and brassy with some vanilla toffee and a dry peat smoke that rounds off the sweetness. Gravitates towards grass/vegetation notes in the finish. When left out for 30+ minutes it did improve (less grassy & sweet). This might be an interesting whisky, but I’m not sold on Kilkerran yet.  [C/C+]

N: New make. Burning plastic, plastic grocery bags, sourdough, wet pennies and rusty metal. Star anise, eucalyptus and mint. A bit musty.


P: Thin on the palate. Peat and cinnamon with bit o honey.

F: Metallic finish.

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