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Malt Week: Promotions at partnering restaurants

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Walk into any of our below partnering restaurants and hotels and enjoy the Malt Week offering from the 29th of June to the 6th of July.

Olive Bar & Kitchen

Malt Whisky tasting flights

Straight up Malt Whisky

Hakkasan

Order any 3 malts for a Whiskey flight and get a complimentary signature dimsum basket.

Straight up Malt Whisky

Masque

Malt Whisky flights

Malt based cocktails

Set menu paired with malt whiskies (paired with an 8 course menu, or opt for a 12 course menu)

Straight up Malt Whisky

Wink, Taj President

 Malt Whisky flights

 Malt Whisky based cocktails

Straight up Malt Whisky

Konkan Café, Taj President

Order a  Malt Whisky flight and get a complimentary assortment of appetizers

Straight up Malt Whisky

Saffron, JW Marriott Hotel

Malt Whisky flights

Malt Whisky based cocktails

Straight up Malt Whisky

Dashanzi, JW Marriott Hotel

Malt Whisky flights

Malt Whisky based cocktails

Straight up Malt Whisky

Indigo, Colaba 

Malt Whisky based cocktails

 Straight up Malt Whisky

Please note the restaurant is not operational on 1st July due to a private event.

The Sahib Room and Kipling Bar, St. Regis Hotel

Malt Whisky and Kebab paired menu

Malt Whisky flights

Straight up Malt Whisky

The Good Wife

Malt Whisky paired menu

Malt Whisky flights

Straight up Malt Whisky

The Eau Bar, Oberoi Hotel

Malt Whisky flights

Malt Whisky based cocktails 

Straight up Malt Whisky

Atrium Lounge, Taj Lands End

Malt Whisky flights

Malt Whisky based cocktails

Straight up Malt Whisky

6 degree, The Leela Hotel

Malt Whisky flights

Malt Whisky based cocktails

Straight up Malt Whisky (10% discount on the regular price)

Le Bar Diamantaire, Sofitel Mumbai

Malt Whisky flights

Malt Whisky based cocktails

Straight up Malt Whisky (10% discount on the regular price)

Café Zoe

Malt Whisky flight

Malt Whisky based cocktails

Straight up Malt Whisky (Enjoy a complimentary bar snack  on ordering a 30 ml Malt Whisky)

 

Malt Week: Four Course Malt Dinner at Magazine Street Kitchen

Four Course Malt Whisky Paired Dinner at Magazine Street Kitchen

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Join us for an indulgent 4 course dinner under the helm of the Chef Alex Sanchez at Mumbai’s culinary mecca – Magazine Street Kitchen paired with malt whisky by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal

Date: 6th July 2017   |   Time: 8 pm sharp

Price: Rs. 4500 all inclusive per person

Address: Gala No 13, Devidayal Compound, Near Britannia Company, Magazine St, Gupta Mills Estate, Darukhana, Byculla East, Mumbai

MENU FOR THE EVENING

The evening will begin with The Singleton of Glen Ord 12 YO paired with canapes followed by a four course vegetarian/non vegetarian menu paired with the following malts:

Cardhu 12 YO – Speyside
Cragganmore 12 YO – Speyside
Caol Ila 12 YO – Islay
Lagavulin 16 YO – Islay

Limited seating available. Advance payment confirms your booking.  To make a booking, email: info@allthingsnice.in or call 98206 98883

Malt Week: A Taste of Scotland at Olive Bar & Kitchen

A Taste of Scotland at Olive Bar & Kitchen
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Join us as Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal takes you through a tasting of malts from different regions of Scotland along with a range of appetizers curated by Chef Rishim Sachdeva at Olive Bar & Kitchen.

Date: 5th July 2017   |   Time: 8:30 pm sharp
Price: Rs. 3000 all inclusive per person

Address: 14, Nargis Dutt Road, Union Park, Khar West,Next to Tourist Hotel, Mumbai

MENU FOR THE EVENING

Begin your Single Malt experience with The Singleton of Glen Ord 12 YO and then enjoy a selection of some of the most exquistie single malts of Scotland

Cragganmore 12 YO – Speyside
Talisker 10 YO – Isle of Skye
Glenkinchie 12 YO – Lowland
Lagavulin 16 YO – Islay

YOUR APPETIZERS FOR THE EVENING:

Red Velvet Fried Chicken
Pulled Pork and Bacon Mayo Sliders
Crab Salad and Rice Crackers
Trio Cauliflower and Leek
Baked Brie and Smoked Honey
Red Pepper and Parmesan Crostini

Limited spots available. Advance payment confirms your booking.  To make a booking, email: info@allthingsnice.in or call 98206 98883

Malt Week: Horizontal Single Malt Tasting at Wink, Taj President

The Horizontal Single Malt Tasting at Wink, Taj President

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 Join us as we taste a range of Single Malts at the 12 Year Old mark to understand their differences at Wink,Taj President. A flow of signature Wink appetizers will keep you going through out the evening.

Date: 1st July 2017   |   Time: 8 pm sharp
Price: Rs. 3000 all inclusive per person

Address: Vivanta by Taj – President, 90, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai

Begin your Single Malt experience with The Singleton of Glen Ord 12 YO and then enjoy a selection of some of the most exquistie single malts of Scotland:

Cardhu 12 YO – Speyside
Glenkinchie 12 YO – Lowland
Caol Ila 12 YO – Islay
Cragganmore 12 YO – Speyside

YOUR APPETIZERS OF THE EVENING:

Water melon and boconchini nibbles (V)
Pepper Potato wedeges (V)
Thai Corn Cakes (V)
Spinach & sundried tomato quiche (V)
Marinated chicken with wrapped pancetta
Rosemary scented Lamb mince tartlets
Crispy fried fish with chilly mountains
Steamed John dory with Lemon Garlic Sauce

Limited spots available. Advance payment confirms your booking.  To make a booking, email: info@allthingsnice.in or call 98206 98883

Malt Week – The Peated Single Malt Tasting at Hakkasan

The Peated Single Malt Tasting at Hakkasan 

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All you peated single malt lovers, you just cannot miss this ! Join us as we taste a range of legendary peated Singe Malts at the uber luxurious Hakkasan. A flow of delicious appetizers will keep you going through out the evening.

Date: 30th June 2017   |   Time: 8:30 pm sharp
Price: Rs. 3000 all inclusive per person

Address: 2nd Floor, Krystal Building, Waterfield Road, Bandra West, Mumbai

MENU FOR THE EVENING

Begin your Single Malt experience with The Singleton of Glen Ord 12 YO and then enjoy a selection of some of the most exquistie single malts of Scotland

Cragganmore 12 YO – Speyside
Talisker 10 YO – Isle of Skye
Caol Ila 12 YO – Islay
Lagavulin 16 YO – Islay

YOUR APPETIZERS FOR THE EVENING:
Crystal dumpling v
Vegetable and chive dumpling v
Pan seared vegetable bun v
Carrot cake v
Chicken shumai
Hargao
Crispy duck roll
Pan seared chicken satay bun

Limited spots available. Advance payment confirms your booking.  To make a booking, email: info@allthingsnice.in or call 98206 98883

Malt Week – Six Course Malt Dinner at Masque

SIX COURSE MALT WHISKY PAIRED DINNER AT MASQUE

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Join us for a 6 course dinner curated by Chef Prateek Sadhu paired with malt whisky by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal at Mumbai’s break through restaurant –  Masque.

Date: 29th June 2017   |   Time: 8:30 pm sharp

Price: Rs. 4500 all inclusive per person

Address: Gala 3, Laxmi Woollen Mill, Shakti Mills Lane, Off Dr. E Moses Road, Mahalaxmi, Mumbai

MENU FOR THE EVENING

The evening will begin with The Singleton of Glen Ord 12 YO followed by a six course vegetarian/non vegetarian menu paired with the following malts:

Talisker 10 YO – Isle of Skye
Glenkinchie 12 YO – Lowland
Clynelish 14 YO – Coastal Highland
Cragganmore 12 YO – Speyside
Dalwhinnie 15 YO – Highland
Lagavulin 16 YO – Islay

Limited seating available. Advance payment confirms your booking.  To make a booking, email: info@allthingsnice.in or call 98206 98883

AUSTRALIA’S CELEBRATED ABORIGINAL CHEF TOURS INDIA

All Things Nice curated a culinary tour with Wild Kitchen Chef Clayton Donovan and musician Darren Middleton. The duo has just recently teamed up to create Tuning Fork, a unique food and music dining experience that travels around the globe.  Australia’s highest acclaimed Chef along with guitarist and song writer from the iconic Australian band Powderfinger presented two nights of indulgence and pure fun at the Grand Hyatt Mumbai and The Pullman New Delhi Aerocity. Their tour to India will continue to be one of the highlights of our culinary driven events; it was truly a unique fine dining experience.

In Mumbai, Chef Donovan collaborated with the very talented Jef Foster, Executive Chef at Grand Hyatt Mumbai to create an extra ordinary 5 course dinner  paired with a selection of wine and spirits by Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal. Both Chefs worked their magic to create unique dishes with an influence of local Indian produce and indigenous Aboriginal ingredients like the chilled pea & native mint soup with a jamun berry sorbet, lamb loin with native spice rub with a wattle seed jus and pepper berry crème brulee, raspberry coulis with wattle seed ice-cream. The dishes resembled works of art with meticulous plating by Chef Foster, a true treat for the senses.

“The authentic ingredients and curated recipes truly showcase the food philosophy we believe in – food thoughtfully sourced and carefully served; I enjoyed curating an exquisite menu with Chef Clayton for this splendid evening. I am sure, our guests loved the experience as much as we are enjoying working on it,” says Jef Foster, Executive Chef, Grand Hyatt Mumbai.

The wines and spirits served with the dinner at Grand Hyatt included Chandon Brut, Fratelli Vitae Sangiovese, Domain Barons de Rothschild Los Vascos Chardonnay, Nederburg The Wine Master’s Reserve Shiraz, York Sauvignon Blanc, Grovers La Reserve Blanc, Sula Rasa Cabernet Sauvignon, De Bortoli Family Wine Makers Woodfired Heathcote Shiraz, K1 Sauvignon Blanc, GMH Pinot Noir and Patron XO Cafe Dark Cocoa.

The evening was a celebration of culinary genius, with Chef Foster and Chef Donovan joining forces to bring an extra ordinary experience to Mumbai!

ALL THINGS NICE IN SHANGHAI

Every time I go to Shanghai I am blown away. I had gone to present at SIAL one of Asia’s leading exhibitions on food, wine and spirits. This city never fails to impress and I have written numerous stories on my trips in the past.

Travelling at upwards of 300 km per hour on the Maglev gives you an idea of what to expect when you leave the airport in Shanghai. Whether you are walking around with your head pulled backwards gazing at twisted structures in Pudong or walking along the colonial structures of the Bund, sipping drinks at Xintiandi watching the tourists go by or walking around the French Concession, Shanghai will dazzle you with its mix of Asian energy and global lifestyle.

I flew Business class on my Singapore Airlines flight to Shanghai and I got to say the legendary service of Singapore Airlines is truly flawless. Everything from the seats to the food and wine or tea and coffee list for that matter is exemplary. Drinking Charles Heidsick Champagne followed by a selection of wines like Selbach Riesling, Joseph Drouhin Rully and Chateau Peybaron to go along with a five course gourmet dinner up in the air is an experience that I will not mind going back to again and again on this airline.

Each time in Shanghai I have to go to Mr.& Mrs. Bund, no trip to the city feels complete without it. The food, selection of wine and the view of the Bund will win you over immediately. The Bund overlooks the River Huangpu and the district of Pudong with its sky kissing futuristic space age like glass buildings including the Oriental Pearl TV Tower and the Jin Mao Tower.

In doing my research for this trip I discovered The House of Roosevelt on an Anthony Bourdain show I had seen. I had to visit to see this place for myself. The House of Roosevelt is a majestic colonial style building on the Bund which houses one of the best wine centric restaurants I have ever been to. The Roosevelt family is none other than the family that had two United States Presidents – President Franklin Roosevelt and President Theodore Rooservelt.

This restaurant/wine bar is enormous with private dining spaces and wine cellars on every wall glistening with bottles of wine from every corner of the world. Luckily I walked in on a Wednesday evening where they host their weekly wine tastings. The audience is a mix of expats and local wine enthusiasts and like any wine event the group was friendly. The old world architecture of the room, excellent wine, candles and a view of Pudong made this tasting quite remarkable.

I met by chance Mr. Tse who is Chairman of Roosevelt China Investment Corporation and he invited me to a hidden private cellar that could be accessed only by punching in a code behind a book on a shelf, very James Bond like. The private cellar contains back dated vintages of the some for the most iconic wines from all over the world covering practically every corner of the world. On another floor they have a private members lounge and on the terrace they have an open air bar and serve the entire gamut of wines they serve downstairs.  If you’re into wine don’t miss this place.

This huge thriving, energetic city has lots to offer and whether you like architecture, drink, food, tradition or shopping, Shanghai truly has it all and this time like every time I discovered something new.

By Sommelier Nikhil Agarwal

Toast & Tonic: East Village Style, Comes to BKC, Mumbai

East Village Style, the international restaurant and bar, a part of the Olive group of restaurants, has opened at BKC, Mumbai. Local inspirations, new age dining and a bar like no other come together in an experience that is effortlessly chic and refreshingly minimal. It is, in a way, an expression of what made the East Village (New York City), the quintessentially bohemian neighborhood of the world. Though the menu at Toast & Tonic offers a variety of culinary cultures it seeks to celebrate India’s bio-diversity -working with local producers to ensure that Indian products are championed in a non-traditional way.

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“In a city as wired as New York, the East Village is an unexpected pocket of beauty. Toast & Tonic, too, brings a much-needed laidback vibe to Mumbai. So here’s a place to come and discover the joys of a fuss-free, roll-up-your-sleeves-and-have-a-great-time kind of experience.” Said AD Singh, Managing Director, Olive group of restaurants.

Toast & Tonic embraces the best of fresh, seasonal, local and regional produce, with provenance at the fore. The presence of a continually changing menu driven by the season is just one example of how Toast & Tonic dispenses with traditional dining norms in its quest to deliver a completely fresh and innovative experience.  Innovation is the key and the menu is bursting with influences, stretched as wide as French, Asian, Italian, American, and even Latin American.  Favourites that feature on the menu are Crisp Soft Shell Crab from Bhimavaram with a Singapore-style chilli peanut sauce served with steamed sesame crusted mantous; the Soft Eggs & Fresh Andouille Sausage on Sourdough Toast with green mustard spread, smoked Bandel cheese and gin mustard hollandaise, Naga Chilli Chicken Wingswith a side of Som Tam salad and T&T Chicken Liver Paté with Amrut Two Indies infused with smoky notes, pear compote and toast. If you are still hungry order a Mushroom and Asparagus Risotto with gobindobhog or a hearty Vegetable Gumbo or a Baked Eggplant Involtinistuffed with house-made ricotta served with tomato butter, charred tomato sofrito and drumstick leaf persillade. Non-vegetarian Big Plates include Pan Seared Salmon with butter sauce and dill oil with caramelised mushrooms, with fennel seed and pepper, sweet onions, asparagus and sautéed amaranth leaves; Brick Chicken with a crisp skin served with a sweet potato purée and vegetable stew; Spinach and Ricotta-stuffed Chicken Roulade with glazed carrots, potato galette with local chèvre and chives, turmeric and carrot purée and smoked chicken jus.

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Even in a city as varied, as adventurous as Mumbai, you will be hard-pressed to find a bar like the one at Toast & Tonic. It’s relaxed and unique and offers spirits and beers from around the world, a selection of wines plus an intriguing array of cocktails where ingredients are treated with reverence. Like the kitchen, the bar also explores the possibilities that lie hidden in organic fruits and flowers while going a step further by making its own shrubs and tonics. Our Signature G&Ts include The Herbalist, Gin-tleman’s Tonic, British Raj, East India Company, Ms. Rose & Col. Cucumber and Vanillin. The philosophy of creativity, innovation and sustainability naturally extends to the Restaurant’s design elements. The overall ambience is the perfect location to break normal dining conventions with a refreshing lack of fuss or pretension.

QUICK FACT:

Opening Hours:

Monday to Sunday 12:00 noon to 3:30pm and 7:00pm to 12:30 am(Children below 18 years are only permitted for lunch)

Wallet Factor: Meal for two including a drink each Rs. 3,000/- + taxes

Bowmore – Tasting notes

Bowmore No. 1

With more maturing history within its walls than anywhere else in Scotland, Bowmore No.1 malt will unlock the door to a story of deeper character. Exclusively matured in first fill Bourbon casks, Bowmore’s newly launched No.1 Malt is singularly special. Vanilla sweetness, cinnamon spice and oak smoke beautifully complement the mouth-watering citrus, honeycomb and coconut flakes, culminating in a peat smoked, bourbon vanilla and lime finish.

Bowmore No. 1

Colour: Honey gold.

Aroma: Vanilla sweetness, cinnamon spice and oak smoke.

Palate:  Mouth-watering citrus, honeycomb and coconut flakes.

Finish: The peat smoked, bourbon vanilla and lime finish.

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Bowmore 10 Year Old Travel Exclusive

Bowmore 10 Year Old pushes the boundaries with bold flavour fusions. Spanish Oak sherry casks develop spicy notes on our signature peat smoke in an intense marriage of fire and earth.

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Colour: Dark amber

Aroma: Sun-dried fruit, baked Seville orange and toasted maple

Palate: Sultanas, sea salt and dark fruit oils

Finish: Peat-smoked walnut and spices

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Bowmore 12 Year Old

Complex yet perfectly balanced, our 12 Year Old reflects the raw essence of Bowmore – thrashing waves, windswept landscapes and generations of tradition. Bowmore 12 Year Old has received much critical acclaim; the late, great whisky writer Michael Jackson proclaimed it “remarkably long and complex”. We like to think of it as vanilla ice cream at a beach bonfire.

Bowmore 12 Year Old

Colour: Warm amber.

Aroma: Subtle lemon and honey, balanced beautifully by Bowmore’s trademark peaty smokiness.

Palate: Sweet and delicious heather honey and gentle peat smoke.

Finish: The long, mellow finish.

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Bowmore 15 Year Old “Darkest”

Matured in an inspired combination of both bourbon and sherry casks, it’s the final three years spent in Oloroso sherry casks that gives Bowmore 15 Year Old ‘Darkest’, one of the most beautifully balanced Bowmores, the rich, deep colour reflected in its name, and its warming finish.

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Colour: Treacle dark amber.

Aroma: Delicious dark chocolate, sun-dried fruits and a tell-tale wisp of Islay smoke.

Palate: Wonderful cedar wood and rich treacle toffee.

Finish: The robust and complex finish with a hint of sherry tannin.

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Bowmore 15 Year Old Travel Exclusive

Exquisitely married in first fill Bourbon casks and hogsheads, Bowmore 15 Year Old has a refreshing, inspired and uplifting character.

Bowmore 15 Year Old Travel Exclusive

Colour: Golden barley

Aroma: Zesty citrus fruits

Palate: Silky peat smoke and salty-sweet vanilla

Finish: Sweet almond and lemon

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Bowmore 18 Year Old

Cosseted away in the finest, hand-selected oak casks and allowed to mature at its own sedate pace, this is one of the most remarkable, perfectly balanced malts of its kind. One of our rarest most exceptional bottlings, the stocks of Bowmore 18 Year Old may be limited but there’s no end to its enjoyment.

Bowmore 18 Year Old

Colour:  Mellow mahogany.

Aroma: Classic Bowmore smokiness, perfectly tempered with creamy caramel, chocolate and ripe fruit aromas.

Palate: Beautiful soft fruit and chocolate balanced with a light smokiness – incredibly complex.

Finish: The long and wonderfully balanced finish.

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Bowmore 18 Year Old Travel Exclusive

Bowmore 18 Year Old is perfectly balanced, with a dignified maturity through time well spent in the depths of the finest Oloroso and Pedro Ximénez Sherry casks.

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Colour: Treacle dark amber

Aroma: Rich chocolate and gentle peat smoke

Palate: treacle toffee, dates and bitter-sweet orange peel

Finish: Roasted coffee and macadamia nuts

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Bowmore 25 Year Old

A whisky to be savoured slowly, every delicious drop of this exquisitely balanced malt has been matured for a quarter of a century in North American bourbon and Spanish sherry casks. Exceptional even by Bowmore’s standards, our highly acclaimed Bowmore 25 Year Old exhibits the finest qualities of each.

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Colour: Deep, rich mahogany.

Aroma: Intense sherry and stewed fruits, with a trace of Bowmore smokiness.

Palate: delicious toffee and hazelnut, woven together with just a hint of sweet peat smoke.

Finish: The mellow, gentle and incredibly complex finish.

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Black Bowmore 50 Year Old, The Last Cask To Be Rediscovered

Created under the careful eye of Bowmore’s craftsmen, including Master Distiller Eddie MacAffer, Black Bowmore 50 Year Old, The Last Cask To Be Rediscovered is a whisky aged to perfection. First distilled on 5 November 1964 at the Bowmore distillery on Islay, over the years this series has become one of the rarest and most sought-after single malt whiskies ever created.

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Colour: Deep, black pearl darkness.

Aroma: The senses are awakened to the deep aromas of soft, sweet, exotic fruits, complemented perfectly by Bowmore’s renowned gentle peat smoke.

Palate: After 50 years maturing in Bowmore’s legendary No.1 Vaults, Black Bowmore 50 Year Old, The Last Cask To Be Rediscovered has developed a sublime elegance on the palate to reveal notes of tropical fruit including mango, papaya and pineapple balanced by dam

Finish: A long, lingering mouth-feel carried by notes of Bowmore’s native Islay seabreeze.

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Bowmore The 50 Year Old

Distilled one very cold day in December 1961 and laid down in two ex-bourbon hogshead casks, our Bowmore 50 Year Old has spent half a century maturing in Bowmore’s legendary No. 1 Vaults. Today, just 200 bottles of this truly exceptional single malt remain – 50 of which will be released each year between 2013 and 2016. Bowmore 50 Year Old is a celebration of not just one mastercraft but many, starting with the time-honoured skills of our small distillery team that cold winter’s day on Islay.

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Colour: Warm honey gold.

Aroma: Sweet almond frangipane in coconut milk, the fruitiness of apricots and crystallised orange, together with hints of black truffles and tea tree oil.

Palate: Bursts of ripe fruit – figs, fleshy papaya, pomegranate and pineapple – intermingled with black truffles and gentle smoke.

Finish: The evolving finish of almond cake and caramelised pears interwoven with subtle peat oils.

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Bowmore Vault Edit1°N Atlantic Sea Salt

Created using the finest hand selected ex-bourbon casks to create a refined liquid of greater depth, Bowmore Vault Edit1°n Atlantic Sea Salt reflects the distinctive microclimate in the depths of the No.1 Vaults. Bowmore distillery’s close proximity to the sea is vital in determining the final character of the spirit and the Atlantic sea spray that washes against the iconic sea-facing wall of Bowmore’s legendary No.1 Vaults is a key note in this release.

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Colour: Bright Gold

Aromas: Breathe in notes of salted honeycomb complemented by the fresh and cool breeze of Atlantic sea spray

Palate: After spending its life maturing in Bowmore’s legendary No.1 Vaults, this pioneering whisky embodies sun-ripened fruits, zingy spiced cocoa and blood orange

Finish: A lasting finish that opens out like the vast Atlantic Ocean of which the Bowmore distillery overlooks. The ideal dram to enjoy on a cold winter’s evening, this sublime whisky is awash with blackberry, sea salt and kumquat

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Bowmore Mizunara Cask Finish

Mizunara oak casks embarked on the 6,000 mile journey from Japan to Islay. Cultures and languages differ but master craftsmanship is admired the whole world over. Combining the best of the east and the west in a first for scotch malt whisky, Bowmore Mizunara cask finish is an intriguing marriage of Scottish strength and passion with Japanese elegance and refinement. Here, in a first for scotch malt whisky, these legendary Mizunara casks became home to Bowmore’s celebrated single malt, resting peacefully in the infamous No.1 Vaults. A remarkable creation has emerged which is a rare masterpiece indeed, merging the skills of the great whisky distilling nations.

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Colour: Warm amber.

Aroma: Spicy, mellow sweetness carried on a fresh ocean breeze.

Palate: Sweet vanilla, cedar wood, exotic mango and honey rose blossom.

Finish: Floral spice and fragrant smoke.

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Bowmore 1957

In October 2012, Bowmore released their oldest ever expression, the exceptionally rare Bowmore 1957, 54 Year Old. Not only is this the oldest whisky they have ever released, it is also the oldest Islay Single Malt ever released. Distilled in 1957 and bottled in 2011, this marvel has been lying in wait in the finest oak for more than half a century. With only 12 bottles in existence in the world, Bowmore 1957 is the oldest and rarest ever Bowmore.

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Colour: Glistening warm gold.

Aroma: An elixir of blueberries and wild figs with mellow almonds, tropical fruit and rich oaky overtones.

Palate: Layer upon layer of sweet and refined ocean tastes with soft blueberries, cassis and figs, sea salt and fresh eucalyptus.

Finish: Long and whispering finish of cassis, bergamot and star anise.