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Bw1

Islay single malt scotch whisky

The first-ever Bw bottling shows the maritime side of Islay malts, with whisky from the famed mid-1990s period.

  • Core Flavour

    Wood-smoked kippers, tropical fruit
  • Cask details

    A batch of 1994 refill sherry butts.
  • Strength

    52.9%
  • Distillery

  • Distillery status

    OPEN
  • Approved by

Tasting notes

  • Nose

    Delicious combination of smoked fish and rich oak. Tropical-fruit notes, too: mango and kiwi interlaced with cinnamon.
  • Palate

    Peat smoke at first, joined by lemon zest, apple and pineapple, followed by sooty, earthy notes.
  • Finish

    Warm spiciness with some green fruit at the back.

Flavour

  • Mango
  • Cinnamon
  • Lemon
  • Pineapple
  • Smoke

Bw1 Reviews

  • Smoke, fizzy lemon and hints of pineapple in the background. A classic example of the 1990s’ Bowmore style.

    Ruben Luyten

  • Dangerously drinkable!

    Serge Valentin

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