Kilchoman (Cask 00001, Bottle 001)

Yeah, this is not a joke. The Kilchoman distillery on Islay will be launching its first malt on 9th September this year, but the very first bottle from the very first cask filled at the distillery in December 2005 will be auctioned on the 28th May (Thursday), during Kilchoman’s Open Day of Islay Festival. It will feature unique design and will be the only one of a kind. Obviously.

When you first think about it, it doesn’t seem like much. But think again. The first bottle from the first cask from the first distillery built on Islay in 124 years.

If you are not on Islay in the last week of May than you should be ashamed you can bid for this piece of history by calling the distillery on 01496 850011 or emailing

I would like to officially announce Edinburgh Whisky Blog’s initial bid of… let me have a look at my last bank statement… £20!


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