Spirits & Liqueurs Scotch


About Bowmore

Founder: David Simson
Year Founded: 1779
Distillery Location: Bowmore, Islay, Argyllshire, Scotland
Master Distiller / Blender: Eddie McAffer, distillery manager

Bowmore Essential Facts

  • While the distillery has a long history, the origins of the name Bowmore are unknown.
  • In 1991, one of the brand’s warehouses was turned into a community swimming pool, which is heated with the distillery’s recycled hot water.
  • A rare bottle of 1850 Bowmore became the most expensive Scotch in the world when it sold at auction for £29,400 pounds in September 2007.

How You Should Drink Bowmore

  • Straight
  • On the rocks
  • With a bit of water
  • With club soda