Beam Suntory and World Duty Free will release a limited-edition Bowmore single malt Scotch whisky at Heathrow Airport.

The 20yo Bowmore 1997 is limited to 198 bottles and will be available exclusively in World Duty Free World of Whiskies stores in Terminals 2, 3, 4 and 5 from 7 December. The whisky has a 51.2% ABV and its RRP is £295 (€333, US$376).

Bowmore Distillery Manager David Turner will be in the World of Whiskies stores in Heathrow T2 and T5 on 7 December to sign bottles.

Beam Suntory Global Travel Retail Global Marketing Director Ed Stening said: “Bowmore is a single malt with an incredibly rich history rooted in our legendary No.1 Vaults, which have shaped the distinctive character of whiskies made here for over 200 years.

“As a brand, Bowmore is growing fast in travel retail and is very popular with travellers looking to take home a slice of this history and character. We are very excited to be working with Dufry, a long-term supporter of Bowmore, to offer this unique and brilliant single-cask expression to its discerning, passionate customers.”

Dufry Liquor Product and Promotions Manager UK and Central Europe Matthew Scott-Fairweather commented: “We’re thrilled to be working with Beam Suntory to offer this exceptional whisky from Bowmore exclusively to our customers. We are confident that this will become an instant collector’s edition.”

Original source - The Moodie Davitt Report

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