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Bowmore 30 Year Old Sea Dragon

Lot: 6142402

Bowmore 30 Year Old Sea Dragon

Winning Bid: £1,809
(Reserve has been met) This lot currently has: 26 bids

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Lot:
Distillery: 
Bowmore
Age: 
30 Year Old
Region: 
Islay
Bottler: 
Official
Bottled Strength: 
43%
Bottle Size: 
70cl
Distillery Status: 
Operational
product Details

Bowmore 30 Year Old Sea Dragon

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.

Nicknamed 'the Sea Dragon' due to the mythical beast adorning the rather pretty black ceramic bottle and box, this 30 year old Bowmore appeared in the mid 1990's and has achieved almost legendary status.

The contents of this decanter are almost entirely made up from long-aged casks from the legendary 1960s vintages.

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