Bowmore Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Rare and selected Bowmore Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky

With the creation in 1779 by David Simson, named after the town of Bowmore distillery was the first legal distillery on Islay and one of the oldest in Scotland. As many Scottish whisky distilleries moved Bowmore over time owners several times: First, the founder, the farmer and merchant David Simson and later his family led the company until 1837 and William James Mother owner of the distillery were. In 1925 Joseph Robert Holmes distillery and equipment. The distillery was renamed Bowmore Distillery Co and property of the Sheriff s Bowmore Distillery Ltd. during World War II the distillery was closed, the building served as a base for flying boats. 1950 owned the equipment went to William Grigor and Sons Ltd. about. This company went bankrupt in 1963, after which Bowmore by Stanley P. Morrison Ltd. was adopted, which also includes Auchentoshan and Glen Garioch belong. From this time, the current Bowmore image was coined. The renamed Morrison Bowmore was made 1987. 1994 the date last change of ownership took place, since the company is part of the Japanese Suntory group (Yamazki, Hakushu and Hibiki) is for Yamazaki Sherry Cask 2013 Single Malt Whisky award Best Whisky in the World of Jim Murray has received and now counts with the most prestigious whisky producers in the world. Special features of the distillery are the own malt house and a swimming pool for converted warehouse, in which the resulting in the production of heat is used for heating.
Most whisky distillery are stored in Spanish sherry casks, which gives them a distinct flavor. Other factors include the used water of the river Laggan which has its own touch by the surrounding peat, the peated malted barley and storage in warehouses, some of which 1.5m are in the salt water at high tide. In addition to the typical Islay whiskys smoke and peat note most Bowmore single malts provide a clear sherry aroma associated with a pleasant dryness and a maritime-salty touch. In particular, the old bottlings from the 60s and 70s with their particular character are in high demand today by connoisseurs and whisky-lovers, and are almost as legends among single malt scotch whisky.

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