Bowmore Single Malt Scotch Whisky

About Bowmore

David Simson
Year Founded:
Distillery Location:
Bowmore, Islay, Argyllshire, Scotland
Visitor Center:

Bowmore Distillery
School Street
Bowmore, Islay, Scotland
Tel: 011 44 1496810671

Master Distiller / Blender:
Eddie McAffer, distillery manager
Types of Spirits Made:

Bowmore Essential 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 into a community swimming pool, which is heated with the distillery’s recycled hot water.
  • A rare bottle of 1850 Bowmore became the most expensive Scotch in the world when it sold at auction for £29,400 pounds in September 2007.

How you should drink Bowmore

  • Straight
  • On the rocks
  • With a bit of water
  • With club soda

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