The oldest distillery on Islay, Bowmore has been described as the Grande Dame of the island, and still has its own floor maltings which make up about 30% of its requirements. Its No. 1 vault is the oldest maturation warehouse in Scotland and the only one below sea level.
From the Bowmore website, 'Created under the careful eye of Bowmore’s craftsmen, including Master Distiller Eddie MacAffer, Black Bowmore 50 Year Old, The Last Cask To Be Rediscovered is a whisky aged to perfection. First distilled on 5 November 1964 at the Bowmore distillery on Islay, over the years this series has become one of the rarest and most sought-after single malt whiskies ever created.'
The fifth and final edition of the exclusive Black Bowmore 1964 distillation.
Age: 50 years old
Cask Type: Sherry Hogshead
41% ABV / 70cl
Bottle Number: 30 / 159
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