Bowmore 1964 Black Bowmore 42 Year Old 75cl / US Import
Islay’s oldest working distillery, Bowmore was established in 1779 and is now regarded as one of the most popular malts not only on Islay, but in the whole of Scotland. The distillery was acquired by Stanley P. Morrison in 1963, ushering in an era of iconic single malts, including the legendary Black Bowmore, credited by many as the genesis of whisky collecting, bottled in 1993. The distillery was bought under the control Suntory the year after (they had been stakeholders since 1989), and it remains one of the most collectible brands in Scotch whisky today. Bowmore is one of the few remaining Scottish distilleries to use its own floor maltings, providing them with 40% of their requirements.
Arguably the most famous of all Bowmore, and one of the most collectible and most memorable whiskies on the market. The Black Bowmore is an icon of whisky collecting, whisky drinking and whisky investing!
This is the first of the more recent releases from this famous Bowmore vintage, officially released in 2007 at 42 years of age.
The Black Bowmore was followed by the slightly older, Gold and White Bowmore.
Bottle number 723 of only 827 produced.
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