Deeply rich and intensely peaty, this whisky hits all the senses with a rush of black smoke, creamy, nutty notes ans a tangy sea salt finish. Smokehead high voltage is distinctive, explosive and not for the faint of heart.
The Heart Of The Bowmore Range, The 12 Year Old Exhibits Some Beautiful Coastal Notes With A Gentle Peat, It Is The Balance That The Floral Element Presents That Makes This A Great Entry Bottling For Bowmore.
Nose – Orange Zest, Lemon Slices And Some Hay Before Becoming Rather Floral, Heather Smoke Now Competing With The Ash. Palate – Lovely And Rounded, Honeyed Even, Initially. Vanilla, Perfumed Smoke And Coastal Elements Develop. Finish – Smoky And Long. Sea Spray, Dry Grass, A Touch Of Ash And Citrus.
Officially Launched In 2006, This 10 Year Old Lies At The Heart Of The Isle Of Arran Range And Exudes All The Honeyed Richness We Have Come To Associate With The Island Distillery.
Nose – Sweet Oak And Honey Are Apparent. Hints Of Coconut And Candy Appear With A Dash Of Water Whilst Butterscotch And Liquorice Are Also Evident. Palate – Crisp And Malty With A Slight Nuttiness. Finish – Clean And Fresh With A Lingering Creamy Sweetness.
Today The Distillery Is The Only One On Arran. Back In The Early 1800s There Were Many Small Stills To Be Found Across The Island. Not All Of Them Were Legal, But All Made Superlative Spirit.