Bowmore 1996 18 year Old – Old Particular. Only 247 bottles were produced in August 2014 of this 1996 vintage Bowmore, from bottler Douglas Laing. It was aged in refil hogshead for 18 years and is part of the Old particular series.
Lightly smoke barley, and a soft floral tribute and a late syrupy twist.
Islay shows through with light ash, subtle tar abd a plume of sooty smoke
More soot, summer tar and smoky barley all combine neatly