Bowmore Whisky Distillery

The Bowmore distillery was founded by John Simpson in 1779, and it is the oldest distillery on Islay. It sits in the town of the same name, right on the sea front. This coastal location brings a very brazen, salty character to the whisky, and the single malt is best-described as a muscular, smoky Scotch. After changing hands throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, the distillery was finally purchased by the Japanese company Suntory during the late 1980s, with the final shares bought up by the drinks giant in 1994. Today, the whisky is the second best-selling on the Island, beaten only by Laphroaig.

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Bowmore 12 Year Old
(70cl, 40%)
This 12 year old from Bowmore exudes a huge dollop of muscular, peaty Islay character. The distillery is located literally right by the sea, and the result of this is a coastal influence on the...  More info
This 15 year old Bowmore was launched in early 2007 and it's aged in Oloroso sherry casks - thus the name, 'Darkest' - a reference to the darker hue attained during the sherry maturation.  More info
The Bowmore Tempest series is released in batches, each having been aged for 10 years exclusively in bourbon casks. They are coastal, Islay single malts that exhibit citrus and vanilla characteristics...  More info
Bowmore 18 Year Old
(70cl, 43%)
Bowmore 18 year old was released in early 2007 to replace the classic 17 year old. The newer offering is redolent of fruit, smoke and coastal notes…  More info
This is a rich, peaty whisky from the Bowmore distillery. Batch two of the classic Tempest is aged for 10 years in first fill bourbon barrels in the distillery's Number 1 Vaults.  More info
Named after the vaults where most of Bowmore's whisky matures, this gift set has also been designed to resemble the legendary warehouse. It includes a bottle of Bowmore 15 Year Old Darkest, a whisky...  More info
An exceptional single malt, aged for at least a quarter of a century, from the oldest distillery on Islay. Gentle smokiness and the use the Spanish sherry casks help create this fine whisky.  More info
This Bowmore single malt Scotch whisky was distilled on Islay in 1990 and bottled by Mackillop's in 2013. A limited bottling of 238 bottles, all cask strength and non-chill-filtered.  More info
This beautiful Bowmore release was aged for 23 years in port casks. The rich, evocative notes extracted from the oak bring a great deal of flavour to the expression that pairs well with the...  More info
This Bowmore single malt Scotch whisky was distilled in May 1989 and bottled in September 2013. A limited release for the Mackillop's Choice range, made up of 244 bottles.  More info
Bottled without an age statement by Speciality Drinks, Bw3 is their third release of single malt Scotch whisky from the Bowmore distillery for the Elements of Islay series.  More info
An Old Malt Cask bottling of 14 year old Bowmore single malt. Hunter Laing producing this edition in October 2013, a release of 563 bottles.  More info
A 22 year old Bowmore (this single cask whisky was bottled less than a month before it had spent 23 years in the cask), which has been released by independent bottler Montgomerie's in 2013 as part of...  More info
Cask 85023 of Bowmore single malt Scotch whisky was produced in 1982. When it was bottled by Duncan Taylor for their Tantalus range, the whisky had aged for a 31 years in the cask. The Tantalus range...  More info
This is batch 2 of delicious Bowmore from That Boutique-y Whisky Company. It’s an intense, punchy dram with more than a hint of sherry and smoke on the palate. It even comes with a very stylish comic...  More info
Bowmore's Tempest is a superb 10 year old cask-strength malt with a thick, fruity flavour. This is batch 3.  More info
Bowmore 26 Year Old 1985
(70cl, 52.30%)
Bowmore (the oldest Islay distillery) have bottled this twenty-six year old, 1985 vintage, all for your delectation.  More info
A rich, full-bodied Bowmore, distilled in 1985 and aged for 26 years before bottling by Speciality Drinks for their Single Malts of Scotland range...  More info

Based on an old legend of the Devil visiting Bowmore and hiding in a cask of whisky sent to the mainland, this 10 year old single malt Scotch whisky from the Islay...  More info
A Signatory bottling of Bowmore single malt Scotch whisky, which was distilled during May 2000 and bottled in December 2013 without chill-filtration. 797 bottles were produced.  More info
Bowmore is the oldest producing distillery on Islay and this single malt bottling was matured for 16 years in two consecutive casks. Part of Signatory's Cask Strength Collection.  More info
Maturing whisky in a wine cask impart a flavour profile that is often very unique and rather delicious. This is a WM Cadenhead bottling of 16 year old Bowmore single malt Scotch whisky, which matured...  More info
A 25 year old Bowmore, bottled by Douglas Laing for their Old Particular range. It was distilled during December 1987 and bottled in August 2013. 234 bottles of this extraordinary single malt Scotch...  More info
Aged for 10 years in cask 9574, this Bowmore was distilled during the winter of 2002 and bottled for Douglas Laing's Provenance range in spring 2013.  More info
A 23 year old Bowmore matured in a single cask and bottled by Mackillop's in March 2013 at natural cask strength.  More info
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