Bowmore 15 Year Old
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islay
  • Distillery Bowmore
  • Age 15 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Maturation Ex-Bourbon casks + 3 years in Oloroso sherry cask
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • smoky
  • sherry
  • caramel
  • almonds
  • rancio
  • dark chocolate
  • dark cherry
  • raisin
  • peaty

Bowmore

15 Year Old (0.7l, 43%)

Flaviar Members get free shipping on qualifying orders.

Join the club
Character Goatson

Smoky sophistication in a lovely Islay Single malt.

Islay is special. For centuries, all they had was the local barley, clear spring water, cut and dried peat to heat their homes, and the sea … always there was the sea. If you take all that and wring it into a barrel, you get Bowmore… a Whisky spirit that clings to the memory of the barley, the peat, and the sea. The Bowmore Distillery is one of the oldest in all of Scotland. This storied distillery lies on the west coast of Islay, where the sea and native peat give rise to one of the most recognized smoky drams in the Single Malt Whisky world.

Bowmore 15 is a winner. In a nutshell, this incredible smoky dram starts as Bowmore’s core 12 year-old Islay Single Malt aged in ex-Bourbon barrels. It is then transferred to those oh-so-lovely Oloroso Sherry casks — you know, the one’s that every Whisky-maker drools over — for three more years. It’s a smoky-peaty, perfectly-crafted bottle of greatness with a complexity and sophistication that does not come around very often. The critics are raving about this one. And if you like a dash of smoke in your dram, you will want to make love to this one. 

  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islay
  • Distillery Bowmore
  • Age 15 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Maturation Ex-Bourbon casks + 3 years in Oloroso sherry cask
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.

Appearance / Color
Dark amber.

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Dark chocolate, corinthian raisins, dried cherries, surprisingly gentle campfire smoke. 

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Warm toffee, smoked almond, wood, sweet rancio, very complex. 

Finish
Long and smoky.

Flavor Spiral TM
About the Flavor Spiral
What does Bowmore 15 Year Old taste like?

The Flavor Spiral™ shows the most common flavors that you'll taste in Bowmore 15 Year Old and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavor Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.

Back to flavor spiral
  • smoky
  • sherry
  • caramel
  • almonds
  • rancio
  • dark chocolate
  • dark cherry
  • raisin
  • peaty
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
During World War II, Bowmore was closed for production. But they opened up their dock and offices for a local squadron of RAF Flying Boats, for anti-submarine warfare operations. 
Can Scotch go bad? Technically, an unopened bottle of Scotch can last forever. Air is the only true evil to Whisky; once the liquid is oxidized it is no longer immortal. After opening, as long as you store your Whisky in a cool, dry place, it will last another 5 years.
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
They pump the left-over heat from the stills, into a special insulated piping system, and send heat to a local swimming pool built inside one of their older warehouses. They leave it open for public use. 
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
During World War II, Bowmore was closed for production. But they opened up their dock and offices for a local squadron of RAF Flying Boats, for anti-submarine warfare operations. 
Can Scotch go bad? Technically, an unopened bottle of Scotch can last forever. Air is the only true evil to Whisky; once the liquid is oxidized it is no longer immortal. After opening, as long as you store your Whisky in a cool, dry place, it will last another 5 years.
First-class Whiskies are taxed not only by the state but also by the angels. This refers to the 4% of Whisky that evaporates from the barrels every year, a phenomenon known as the angel’s share.
Whisky or Whiskey? The spelling differs geographically. In Scotland, Japan, and some other parts of the world, distilleries usually spell it Whisky; in Ireland and the USA, they spell it Whiskey.
90% of all Scotch Whiskies sold are Blends.
They pump the left-over heat from the stills, into a special insulated piping system, and send heat to a local swimming pool built inside one of their older warehouses. They leave it open for public use. 
from