The Front Gate

Welcome to Bowmore, Islay's first distillery. We've been distilling whisky here at Bowmore, on the shores of Loch Indaal, ever since 1779. Let us show you how we make our celebrated Single Malt…

Your Guide is

Eddie

Distillery Manager

Eddie began his days at Bowmore in July 1966 working in the warehouses. He then moved to the Maltbarns gradually working throughout the distillery before earning his title as Manager in 2006.

Visit our island

While our virtual tour gives a flavour of what to expect, there's really no substitute for visiting Islay in person and experiencing the unique atmosphere inside Bowmore's legendary No. 1 Vaults for yourself. Our essential guide will start you on your way.

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