Bowmore Legend

Peated Single Malt

Bowmore // Islay, Scotland

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 262 )

Bowmore is Islay's oldest distillery going back to 1779. Legend is their youngest whisky produced with no age statement listed. Aged in predominantly American casks, this is an agreeable whisky to explore as an introduction to what Scotch has to offer.

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  • Peated Single Malt
    100% malted barley from a single distillery. Dried with peat.
  • Cask Type
    American Oak

Tasting Notes

"The peat smoke is present, but not aggressively so. This allows the drinker to find the lemony citrus notes along with the maritime sea air and buttery toffee. The saltiness allows the mouth to water making this a suitable before dinner whisky. All in all, while there isn't a tremendous amount of depth to be found, it is pleasant both on the tongue and your pocketbook."

Score 83

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Flavor Profile

Salty & Oily