Whisky Distillery / Brand, Bowmore, Scotland, ISLAY, Bowmore, Age, Aged 11 to 17 Years, Price, $80 to $100
700 ml, 40% abv, Scotland (Islay)This has received much critical acclaim with the whisky writer Michael Jackson proclaiming it 'remarkably long and complex'. You will pick up the trademark Bowmore peaty smokiness along with subtle notes of lemon, honey and chocolate. "subtle lemon and honey, balanced beautifully by Bowmore's trademark peaty smokiness...sweet and delicious heather honey and gentle peat smoke"
Whisky Distillery / Brand, Bowmore, Region, Scotland, Bowmore, Age, Aged 11 to 17 Years, Price, $100 to $150
700 ml, 43% abv, Scotland (Islay)Matured in an inspired combination of both bourbon and sherry casks, it's the final three years spent in Oloroso sherry casks that gives Bowmore 15 Years Old 'Darkest', one of the most beautifully balanced Bowmores, the rich, deep colour reflected in its name, and its warming finish. "Rich raisins and gentle smoke lead the way to a delicious chocolaty centre"
3 x 200 ml, 42.0% abv, Scotland (Islay)A great collection of Bowmore Single Malt Whisky in three x 200 ml bottles in a lovely gift presentation. 12 year, 15 year Darkest, and 18 years old.
Whisky Distillery / Brand, Bowmore, Region, Scotland, ISLAY, Bowmore, Age, Aged 18 to 29 Years, Price, Over $150
700 ml, 43% abv, Scotland (Islay)A comparatively recent release from 700 ml, 43% abv, Scotland (Islay), the 18 year old was launched in January of 2007 to replace the 17 year old. According to the distillers, this expression contains a higher percentage of Oloroso Sherry cask-matured whisky. 18 Years Old, 43% abv, a masterful combination of ripe fruit, dark chocolate and Islay smoke. The nose is Classic Bowmore fruit, malt and subtle peat, with a lovely muted Sherry influence. Diluting it with a drop of water makes this Bowmore give its best. A mellow mahogany colour, this delightful dram has caramel, fruit and smoke aromas to complement the chocolate hints on the palate.
Whisky Distillery / Brand, Bowmore, Region, Scotland, ISLAY, Bowmore, Age, No Age Statement, Price, Over $150