Kilchoman Distillery

The Brand

From the birth of Kilchoman our 100% Islay philosophy was our reason for being; it represents the revival of farm distilled single malt produced at a single location from barley to bottle, where the responsibility for quality and consistency at each stage is not outsourced but completed on site with skill, care and attention to detail.

We are proud to be the only distillery crafting single malt from barley both grown and malted on Islay, not to mention distilling, maturing and bottling here at Kilchoman as well. 

So, pour yourself a dram, turn up the volume and enjoy the sights and sounds of Kilchoman as we follow the journey from barley to bottle.


Established in 2005, Kilchoman (pronounced kil-ho-man) is one of the smallest distilleries in Scotland. Based on a farm on the rugged west coast of Islay, Kilchoman was the first distillery to be built on the Island for 125 years.

Kilchoman displays all that is great about the grass-roots traditions of Scotch Whisky distilling and truly is Islay's farm distillery - from barley to bottle.


  • Malt Advocate whisky awards @Artisan whisky of the year 2011' Kilchoman Summer Release 2010 .
  • International Wine and Spirits Gold Award - Best in Class
  • International Whisky Competition - Whisky of the Year 2011 Silver


Distillery tours detailing the malt whisky-making process, including traditional floor malting. Opening hours: 9:30am–4:30pm

Rockside Farm
Isle of Islay
PA49 7UT

01496 850011


Best Hotels Near Distillery

  • Port Charlotte Hotel
  • Islay House
  • The Old School
  • The Lochside Hotel
  • The Harbour Inn
  • Bowmore Hotel

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