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In fact, Bowmore is the home of the world’s oldest Scotch Maturation Warehouse. Furthermore, it is founded in Islay in 1779.

The story

It was the first of Islay’s distilleries to receive a licence, springing fully-formed into official existence in 1779. William Simson is the founder of the distillery. He had been been distilling there since shortly after his arrival in 1766.

In addition, it is a distillery that produces scotch whisky on the isle of Islay, an island of the Inner Hebrides. The distillery lies on the South Eastern shore of Loch Indaal. It is one of the oldest in Scotland and is said to have been established in 1779.The distillery is owned by Morrison Bowmore Distillers Ltd. It is a holding company owned by Japanese drinks company Suntory. He also own the Auchentoshan and Glen Garioch distilleries. Furthermore, he produces the McClelland’s Single Malt range of bottlings.