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Rockside Farm, Bruichladdich PA49 7UT, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On arrival we were unfortunate to arrive at the same time as a bus tour. This totally took up every member of staffs attention, leaving us stood in an empty shop/cafe pretty much looking after ourselves for quite a while. We were unable to do...More

Thank JTravels85
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had this booked before arriving and I'm so glad we did. We had a great tour where we got a much more in depth insight than on the other bog standard tours. Due to works being completed in the original buildings, drams were provided...More

Thank scotrodg
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a new distillery, farm scale, but growing nicely. Its great to see new blood on the island. The tour guide was really well informed and it was good to see the whole process from malting floor to bottling. The only sad thing was...More

Thank caroline l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most recently opened of all distilleries and set in an off the beaten track side of the Island. It's a nice drive to the farm-inspired (at least to me) distillery buildings. We only visited the shop which sells the Kilchoman range and it was...More

Thank Boxy987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is well worth the visit. First, it is one of only six Scottish distilleries still doing traditional floor-maltings. In particular, currently on Islay, it is unique as it conducts all parts of whisky making process - growing barley, malting, distilling, maturing and bottling -...More

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice little distillery in a very rural location. It is well worth a visit for anyone exploring Islay as it it situated near some stunning coast line and remote beaches, so worth the extra little drive. Although I would say that the...More

Thank NickAtko
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very interesting small farm distillery, basic tour broadly really good-so why the 3 stars? Well it's this. I booked this well in advance as this is one of the few distilleries that malt and dry their own barley, that was the main reason for going....More

Thank reesyp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've recently been in Scotland, visiting distilleries (among other things) - totally 12 of them. Kilchoman was a nice experience. I took "Premium tour" which included distillery tour with tasting of four drams in tasting room. Tour was well guided - but the main point...More

Thank Duc_Robson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Totally different. Do everything themselves, very thorough tour and tasting a bit rushed. Ask to have samples put in bottles to take away. Nice cafe with good selection of food and drinks. Unlike many distilleries all but one of the tastings can be bought in...More

Thank Tony F
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

If you’re going to islay, don’t leave without coming here! If you’ve been to a distillery, chances are it’ll have been a corporate whisky factory. This couldn’t be further from that. You drive up to the distillery passing the fields of barley which will be...More

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