No age statement
Category: Islay single malt whisky
Product of: United Kingdom
Released on the 14th September 2009, this is the first of what is promised to be a series of small batch Bowmore bottlings. Tempest was bottled at natural cask strength and 2,000 cases were produced.
Sampled on 11/05/2011
(reduced to approx 43%) Sea salt and vanilla rich orange crème brûlée with wisps of smoke.
The palate starts sweetly but is quickly dried by medium peaty smoke and fresh bursts of lemon and orange.
The long bitter finish starts with sea salt and fades with notes of smoky iodine.
Closure: Natural cork stopper