Islay's Oldest Licensed Distillery
Home to one of the world’s oldest Scotch maturation warehouses, the No. 1 Vaults. It’s in this legendary warehouse that Bowmore single malts have been meticulously matured and transformed for over 240 years.
Bowmore is a pioneering distillery. We continue to hand down the traditions, skills and expertise that were crafted in 1779, the earliest days of Scotch whisky.
The oldest Islay malt ever released
The 1957 expression was released – the oldest Islay single malt ever released. Matured in the No.1 Vaults for 54 years, only 12 bottles exist making this an extremely rare whisky.2012
Bowmore Mizunara Released
In a first for single malt scotch whisky, Bowmore Mizunara was released marrying the strength and passion of scotch whisky with the elegance and refinement of whisky matured in Japanese Mizunara casks.2015
The final Black Bowmore Released
The fifth and final cask of Black Bowmore was rediscovered, resulting in the exquisite Black Bowmore 50 Year Old, The Last Cask To Be Rediscovered - a fitting tribute to all the craftsmen who have worked at the distillery over the past 50 years.2016