Bowmore 2001 Aged 18 Years Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky – North Star (700ml)
Volume: 700ml ABV: 55.2% Age: 18 Years Old Country: Scotland
*Strictly One Bottle Per Customer
Cask Number: Batch 010
Date of Distilling: December 2001
Date of Bottling: June 2020
Matured In: a single Bourbon Barrel
The Bowmore Distillery was founded in 1779 and is positioned on the beautiful rugged shores of Loch Indaal in the town of Bowmore. The distillery is owned by the new partnership of Beam Suntory and produces over 2 million litres of spirit each year. This Islay distillery, still to this day, retains the traditional floor method of malting barley allowing the distillery to offer a very unique product. Nowadays most distilleries use more modern efficient methods to malt barley using mechanical equipment with expert ‘maltsters’. Bowmore single malt is loved all over the world due to a very special peaty salty flavour is has on the palate. The whiskies they produce are of great charm and perhaps not as well noticed as some other whiskies on the island but they have plenty of peat smoke and a refreshing finish.
Did you know? The Bowmore Distillery converted one of its warehouses into the villages swimming pool. They used the waste heat from the distillery to warm the waters, this allowed for a very pleasant swim.
North Star Spirits is an independent bottler based in Glasgow, Scotland. They pride themselves on bottling the finest single malt Scotch whisky, blended whisky and blended malt Scotch whisky. Producing artisan single cask whisky from various regions of Scotland as well as bottling rums, gins and Bourbon whiskey. All products are small batch, bottled at cask strength.
This North Star bottling was distilled at the Bowmore Distillery in December 2001. It was matured for nearly two decades in an ex Bourbon American oak barrel. Bottled as part of the Cask Series 10 only 190 bottles were produced with a much smaller amount making it to Australia. Bottled at 55.2% abv.
Our Tasting Notes
Nose: New leather, orchard fruits, toasted sourdough, salted fudge and white smoke.
Palate: Tropical fruits, floral, aniseed, salted caramel, sea spray, oak and vanilla.
Finish: Salted nuts, charred red fruits, dark chocolate.
|Dimensions||35 × 10 × 10 cm|
Bourbon Cask, Cask Strength
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