Bowmore 10 Years Old – The Devils Casks Small Batch Release ii. Bowmore released a small second batch of The Devils Casks which was matured for 10 years in first fill sherry casks and then bottled at cask strength. It has a fascinating story, that according to the legend the Devil was in the church at Bowmore local towns people saw the Devil and chased him to the Bowmore Distillary where the workers were filling casks and loading them onto the Maid of Islay paddleboat steamer. Even though the distillary locked all gates and doors the Devil could not be found and according to legend escaped in cask of Bowmore
Rich notes of treacle, Werthers Originals and toffee combine with liquorice and smoke.
Warming prune, chocolate, Christmas cake, raisin, truffle oil and cinnamon are all balanced against the backdrop of peat smoke and the merest hint of lit matches.
Long, with smoky raisins continuing to the very end.