• Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islay
  • Distillery Bowmore
  • Age 40 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 43.2%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
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  • smoky
  • mango
  • peach
  • spicy
  • phenols
  • rose
  • exotic fruit
  • sherry

Bowmore

40 Year Old 1970 - Cask Strength Collection Rare Reserve (Signatory) (0.7l, 43.2%)
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What a very handsome and shiny wooden box this comes in. Behold it and marvel at its fine craftsmanship. The whisky contained within was distilled on the 15th September 1970 and aged for 40 years in Oloroso sherry butt number 4467 before bottling on the 25th October 2010. A release of 489 bottles all at natural cask strength. Delicious, ultra rare single cask Bowmore. Mmm mmm.
  • Category Scotch
  • Country Scotland
  • Region Islay
  • Distillery Bowmore
  • Age 40 Year Old
  • Style Single Malt Whisky
  • Alcohol 43.2%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
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  • port
  • smoky
  • mango
  • peach
  • spicy
  • phenols
  • rose
  • exotic fruit
  • sherry
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Character Dogson
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
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 distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
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.
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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
90% of all Scotch Whisky released in the market is a blend. That’s a hell of a lot.
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 distilling goes way back to 1494 when the first recorded batch was made by a posse of monks who acquired about 60 gallons of barley and decided to turn it into "aqua vitae". They created the first 1,500 bottles of Scotch in History.
Single malt stands for around 10% of the Scotch market. This is a malt containing only one grain, legally required to be barley in Scotland, and made at a single distillery.

A blended Scotch is a combination of different malts from different distilleries. It is typically made from grain Whisky but does include malt Whisky to give it a more complex body.
Scotch Whisky is seldom aged in new barrels. Bourbon and Tennessee Whiskey casks are usually used for maturation. In addition to that, Whisky is often matured or finished in various wine casks such as Sherry or Port.
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.
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