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Antique Bowmore 17yr Single Malt Scotch

Item # 36216
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43.00%
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Item Notes

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

Tasting Notes

From the screen printed series of bottles created in the early '90s for the rare bottlings of Bowmore, this 17yr expression is no longer available as a regular release. These are gorgeous collector worthy bottles that will make you wish the current stuff still looked, and in some cases tasted, like this. From a private collection in Piedmont, this was originally bottled for the Italian market and aside from some cellar staining and a little bit of wear on the original tax stamp, the fill is just a hair under the neck and this whisky is no doubt in pristine shape still.


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Scotch

As a synonym for Scottish, some people object to the term “Scotch” – but as far as their whisky goes, the Scottish people are required by law to classify the spirit as “Scotch whisky.”

Scotland

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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