Bowmore Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Bowmore

TYPES OF BOWMORE AVAILABLE: Bowmore 12-Year-Old Scotch Whisky Bowmore 15-Year-Old Darkest Scotch Whisky Bowmore 18-Year-Old Scotch Whisky Bowmore 25-Year-Old Scotch Whisky Black Bowmore White Bowmore Gold Bowmore HOW YOU SHOULD DRINK IT: Straight On the rocks With a bit of water With club soda FAST FACTS: While the distillery has a long history, the origins of the name Bowmore are unknown. In 1991, one of the brand’s warehouses was turned int...

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Collector’s Edition

...spirits specialist, the hottest categories are whiskey (single malt, Irish, bourbon) and cognac. To get you started, here are three rare bottles that may already be in your home bar or local liquor store. Happy hunting! Black Bowmore: Between 1993 and 1995, Bowmore released almost 6,000 bottles of a 1964 Scotch. The so called Black Bowmore sold for between $130 and $250. The current auction estimate for the whisky is $2,250, but bottles still occ...

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Holiday Gift Guide: The High Roller Drinker

There’s the top shelf and then there’s the top shelf. From vintage whiskies and rare cognacs to sipping tequilas, these spirits are for truly special occasions. (A drinker can dream). But no one says you have to be practical when writing a holiday gift list. (If you insist, we’ve also included less expensive alternatives.) Let’s drink to the other half! . Gold Bowmore Single Malt Scotch ($6,250): Any Scotch drinker should have the Gold Bowmore o...

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How to Mix: Whiskey & Chocolate

... it allows for the hints of fruit to come through. Those notes, combined with the high proof of the spirit and the spicy bitterness of the chocolate, are an intensely cheeky experience. Salted hazelnut chocolate truffle & Bowmore 15 Years Old Darkest Single Malt Scotch Whisky: A salted truffle perfectly complements the notes of the sea and peat smoke in the Bowmore. And the sweet nutty chocolate loves the sherry-cask flavor. I could imagine m...

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In Defense of Scotch Cocktails

...irit in an array of increasingly creative drinks. The recently released fall menu at top New York watering hole Pouring Ribbons offers drinkers the Holidays Away, a complex concoction from co-owner Troy Sidle that mixes peaty Bowmore Legend with herbaceous liqueurs Zwack Unicum and Bénédictine. It’s the perfect beverage to warm you up on a cool evening and truly captures the flavors of the season. Another whisky elixir to fix is the B.A.F. (pictu...

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Ingredient Hunter: Distillery Bottlings 2012

... of whiskies but also a small amount of cassis from locally grown blackcurrants in the fall. The delicious concoction is then rested in, of course, whiskey barrels. The liqueur will for sale at its gift shop later this month. Bowmore Maltmen’s Selection Single Malt Scotch Whisky (£100): Your reward for getting to the remote Scottish island Islay is this rare single malt from Bowmore. It was created from five sherry casks filled with 13-year-old w...

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In Defense of Islay Whisky

The musty scent of damp earth, the slightly bitter smell of fallen leaves, the complex aroma of fireplace smoke—fall is in the air. Is the season a time of reflection? Of melancholy? Well, there’s no better drink to match the former and banish the latter than smoky single malt. That is if you can find one… Ardbeg, Bowmore, Caol Ila, Lagavulin and Laphroaig are so popular now that they’re being rationed by distributors. Other distilleries may pro...

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A Taxpayer’s Liquor Guide

For most of us, tax time means an unwanted reckoning of the state of our finances. If you’re lucky, you’ll get a large refund check this year. Celebrate by splurging on one of these deluxe bottles. But if you owe the government money, try one of our more modestly priced picks, which even your accountant would approve.   Refund Splurge: Bowmore Tempest Small Batch Release No. 2 Single Malt Scotch Whisky ($100) The renowned Islay distillery ...

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Mature Spirits

... independence of its homeland, Jamaica. And this June, the company released the liquor, which is the world’s oldest barrel-aged rum and has deep wood and vanilla flavors. There are just 70 bottles for the whole United States. Bowmore 1964 Fino Single Malt Scotch Whisky ($13,500): Over the years, Bowmore has impressed us with its limited-edition whiskies. We’re adding the 1964 Fino to the list. It’s a beguiling mix of both tropical fruit and smoky...

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Holiday Gift Guide: Scotch

... be the solution. It offers weight, power and intensity while still being approachable. You’ll taste peat as well as notes of spice, citrus and chocolate. This bottle will disappear quickly in the hands of any casual drinker. Bowmore 15-Year-Old Darkest ($68): This Bowmore is perfect for your friend who is partial to a bit of smoke in their glass or for your cigar-chomping buddy. It’s full-bodied with an almost savory flavor and a hint of hickory...

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