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Antique Bowmore 16yr Straight From Cask - 1989

Item # 36214
$524.96/ Single Bottle
Vintage
Country
Region
ABV
51.80%
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Item Notes

  • Limited Production: Only 1 bottle(s) per customer

Tasting Notes

Bowmore is one of Scotland's oldest and most collectible distilleries. As the label says, "Of good and superior quality." They ain't kidding. This is an older bottling in great shape and presented here in its original box. Bottled at natural cask strength. This distillery release was originally intended for the Italian market and comes with the original box in near perfect condition.


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History:
Distillation was brought to Scotland from Ireland by missionary monks in the 6th century. In 1644, the first taxes were imposed on Scottish distillers by England, with the result that most of the nation’s whisky was soon distilled illicitly. With the Parliament’s passing of the “Excise Act” in 1824, licensing fees for distilleries were much cheaper. Distilleries started to take out...

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