- Bowmore 18 Year Old 1996 Old Particular 60.1%
Bowmore 18 Year Old 1996 vintage Islay single malt Scotch whiskey. Single cask refill hogshead #10454 bottled August 2014 by Douglas Laing for the Old Particular range.
NOSE: Opens with herbal cough drops & peated malt + toffee & a charred oak quality.
PALATE: Initially sweet then oily, running to salty liquorice – soft leather & tar.
FINISH: Long – with burnt caramel – now sweet liquorice + a hot smoked meat style.
Bowmore Single Malt Whiskey
Bowmore Distillery was established by David Simpson in 1779 on the Isle of Islay. Situated by the shore of Loch Indaal it is amongst the oldest working distilleries on Islay and one of the oldest malt whiskey distilleries in Scotland. Bowmore Distillery continues to produce a proportion of its malted barley on its own traditional malting floors and malt kilns. Bowmore Distillery is a participant in Feis Isle, the Islay Festival of Malt and Music during which special bottlings. Popular official bottlings include Bowmore 12 Year Old, 15 Year Old and 25 Year Old.