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Bowmore 1968 37 Year Old Bourbon Wood 70cl / 43.4%
14 May 2019
A bottle of Bowmore 37 Year Old Islay single malt whisky. This was distilled in 1968, matured in bourbon casks, and bottled at cask strength.
This is bottle number 559 of 708.
Bowmore started distilling in 1779, though there is no evidence of whisky production until John Simpson was granted a licence to distil in 1816. The distillery passed through several hands, and even supplied a cask to Windsor Castle, before it was purchased by perhaps its most famous owner, Stanley P Morrison, in 1963. Bowmore maintains its own floor maltings which supply 40% of its barley, and is known for its medium-peated character. The whisky is left to mature in the No.1 Vaults, which is said to inhabit a unique microclimate, perfect for long periods of maturation.
Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note wear to the box. This contains a small amount of sediment. This shows signs of leaking in the past.
Note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing.
This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.