Bowmore 1999 Craftsmen's Collection

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Warehousemen's Selection
Stated Age
17 years old
Bourbon, Sherry and Wine Casks
Number of bottles
51.3 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
08 Oct 2017 9:04 pm by Candide
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 441.24

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Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1999 Craftsmen's Collection

24 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.15 points

  1. HwiskyNut scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    23 + 23 + 23 + 23 = 92 ~ absolutely fabulous Bomo as for the current bottling

  2. olegborgol scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    22.5 - 22.5 - 23 - 23, well balanced, tasty and without "shampoo"))

  3. Dottore scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Excellent sweet and sourish Bowmore. 91 points
    • Nose
      That's Bowmore! Nice light smoke. Lots of fruit (raspberry and orange) and a light tartaric acid. Complex in the nose: There are on the one hand Mediterranean herb notes, on the other hand also many baking aromas (marble cake!). In the glass, a slightly reddish glow probably testifies to the maturation of the wine barrel. Very nice nose
    • Taste
      The nose, however, is slightly bettered by the taste. A sweet-fruity-slightly smoky flavor explosion. In the beginning honey, vanilla, chocolate and baking aromas dominate. Later it gets fruity with cherries and tangerines. Very much malt wort. Cinnamon and nutmeg. The tongue tip believes to feel light salt.
    • Finish
      Long, crispy rye bread, lots of malt, lots of sweetness and light fruit. The mouth becomes more and more dry. Vanilla sugar open end which turns into a delicate bitterness. Wonderful.

  4. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Class Bowi, you definitely recognize the basic aromas, you would ask me blind, I would have typed on Bowmore, but he has great additions, so it must be.
    • Nose
      Fresh bread directly in the bakery behind the counter, oregano, thyme, heather, grapefruit peel, orange peel, dark malt, rosemary, the cold ash of Islay is very well hidden by the wine or modified into toasted and tea-like, but also the ashes are teased out with will, marzipan, walnut, a few berries from the shrub
    • Taste
      Very reserved in the smoke and start for a Bowi, you can tell right away that there was a special finish, you had overripe cherries, plums, some apricot, rosemary, thyme, lavender, carnation, a lot of nutmeg, rarely so much of it had at one Malt, marzipan, wild garlic, cardamom, herbal honey, light malt, the bread comes out the back
    • Finish
      The whole bread crust again, dry malt, all the kitchen herbs again, nutmeg, clove, flour, dry leather and some tobacco, medium to long

  5. Reakwoon scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    A mix between smokey and fruity! Great dram!

  6. wbarchive_104650 scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    What a board. He has everything I imagine of a good Islay malt ... smoke, sherry ... yum

  7. Borgia scored this whisky 96 points Member Junior

    In my opinion this Bowmore is on of the best.
    -light smoke, fruity
    -dark chocolate, vanilla, cinnamon, honey
    Long, sweet and fruity.

  8. Expraesi scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

  9. Ostap scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Delicate and thick at the same time. Good balance and drinkability, sherry is perfectly integrated, adds depth and density to the drink, but does not protrude. A lot of nuances and, at the same time, does not fall apart.
    • Nose
      Industrial smoke-fruit mix, date pulp, light smoke, skin, a little ash, iodide, seaweed, salt, mineral and sulfurous notes, a little pine needles and berries, fuel oil, all on a background of delicately smoked peat, shortbread cookies, grapefruit, light sherry, nearby market tray with spices and condiments, cream, nuts, notes of nightshade.
    • Taste
      Citrus, fruit jam in smoke, juicy, oily, industrial theme, peat and a little sweet gum, seafood.
    • Finish
      Smoke, pepper, again fruit jam, long, citrus bite, oak, cookies, vanilla, toasted peanuts, slightly bitter in the final phase, iodide, seafood.

  10. Rasti71 scored this whisky 96 points Member Junior

    On of the best Bowmore for me.


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