Exploring the world of Single Malt Scotches

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Bowmore 12

Bowmore 12-  As we enter into the cooler fall months it makes perfect sense to add a bit of warmth to our lives.   I suggest a glass of this slightly magical amber malt might be the perfect solution.  This Islay distillery uses a unique peating process which is manifested in the wonderful smoky nose as you swirl the whisky . Make sure that you taste this with the appropriate glass to help focus the aroma as your enjoy the citrus and honey flavors. I found some saltiness in the front and a lingering finish that is well worth sharing with your best friends……For an Islay Scotch , this one is only moderately peated and in our tasting group it disappeared faster than Houdini.  I rate this smoldering beauty a rock solid 8 on the Snob Scale.Bowmore smokeLR

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