Bowmore Tempest 10 Year
Peated Single Malt
Bowmore // Islay, Scotland
Bowmore Tempest is released in batches and is bottled at cask strength. There have been five different batches that have been released with the abv hovering between 55-56%. The whisky is aged in 1st fill bourbon barrels for 10 years in their No. 1 vault. Tempest has been replaced with Dorus Mor, but there are Tempest bottles still waiting to be found.
Peated Single Malt100% malted barley from a single distillery. Dried with peat.
Cask TypeAmerican First Filled Bourbon Barrel
"The nose has a soft smoke profile with sweet malt and almonds. Nori seaweed sheets and orange zest are present as well. Without water, the whisky is dry and spicy. With water, there is a little honey to soften the whisky. The finish has a cigar ash profile. (This tasting note is for Batch #2) "