Kilkerran 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

$70.99

This product is available in: IL, NY, WA Unfortunately, we can't ship to PO Boxes and APO addresses.

Size750mL Proof92 (46% ABV)
This beautiful Kilkerran 12 year is comprised of 70% bourbon casks and 30% sherry casks.

This product is available in: IL, NY, WA Unfortunately, we can't ship to PO Boxes and APO addresses.

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Note:  Once an order has been safely & successfully delivered, we do not accept returns due to change of heart or taste. Due to state regulations, we cannot accept the return of alcohol purchased by a customer in error.

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About Kilkerran 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Nearly two centuries ago, the town of Campbeltown, located on a narrow peninsula in southwest Scotland, was considered the whisky capital of the world. Passengers arriving by sea at Campbeltown Loch, nestled between Macringan's Point and the rocky island of Davaar, were greeted with the sails and masts of the herring fishing fleet and the smoking chimneys of nearly thirty different distilleries that called Campbeltown home. Two hundred years later, Campbeltown Loch is considerably quieter and only three chimneys continue to billow smoke — each acting as a beacon for an industry that, at one point, dominated the peninsula.

Glengyle Distillery was founded in Campbeltown in 1872 by William Mitchell. After five decades of distilling malt whisky, the distillery was forced to close its doors as a result of Prohibition. In 2004, Hedley Wright — the great-great nephew of William Mitchell and the chairman of J&A Mitchell & Co Ltd. — purchased the distillery and equipped it with a pair of modified stills formerly used by the Ben Wyvis Distillery in Invergordon before reopening its doors.

Today, Glengyle Distillery is operated by the staff of Springbank Distillery, and uses barley that has been malted at Springbank in order to produce its own single malt whisky. In addition, the distillery is the focus of innovation and experimentation for the Springbank staff — the distillery has used peated malt (a type of malt typically reserved for distilleries on Islay) and has quadruple distilled whisky in order to test its texture and flavor profile. This Kilkerran 12 year is a lightly peated whisky, comprised of 70% bourbon casks and 30% sherry casks. Expect beautiful honeyed aromas, complex flavors of sweet spice, and smooth vanilla.

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About Scotch

Scotch is the most popular whisky in the world and is considered the king of them all! There are five whisky regions in Scotland (six if you count the not officially recognized Islands), and each of them produces spirits with unique properties and distinct tasting notes. (The type of grain used determents the type of the scotch.)


Malt whisky is made of malted barley, and grain whisky uses other grains like corn or wheat. Most of the time, a whisky is blended from different distilleries hence the name blended scotch, but if a malt whisky is produced in a single distillery, we get something extraordinary called a single malt.


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Honeyed notes, floral aromas, caramel, a hint of sea breeze, subtle sherry on the nose. The palate is well-rounded, infused with creamy textures and flavors of cracked pepper, spiced marmalade, citrus peel, vanilla, and cinnamon spice. The finish is long, with black pepper and vanilla.
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