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Bowmore 1973 Blackadder 27 Year Old Raw Cask 75cl / US Import

Lot: 219722

Bowmore 1973 Blackadder 27 Year Old Raw Cask 75cl / US Import

Winning Bid: £700

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Bowmore
Age: 
n/a
Vintage: 
1973
Region: 
Islay
Bottler: 
Blackadder
Cask Type: 
n/a
Bottled Strength: 
50.5%
Bottle Size: 
75cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Bowmore 1973 Blackadder 27 Year Old Raw Cask 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 1995. The distillery was bought under the control Suntory the year prior (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. 

This independent bottling was distilled in April 1973 and bottled for for the US market.

Blackadder International were founded in 1995 by whisky writers, Robin Tucek and John Lamond, authors of the 1987 publication, The Malt Whisky File: The Essential Guide for the Malt Whisky Connoisseur. The company has gained great affection from whisky enthusiasts for its Raw Cask series, which is deliberately drawn un-filtered from the cask so as to retain all cask sediment along with any natural oils and fats. The company is credited with a key role in the popularisation of cask strength whiskies since its inception.

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