Bowmore 1968 DT

Overall rating
93.81/100
votes
28
Whiskybase ID
WB1022
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Duncan Taylor (DT)
Bottling serie
Rare Auld
Vintage
10.1968
Bottled
09.2006
Stated Age
37 years old
Casktype
Oak cask
Casknumber
3823
Number of bottles
158
Strength
41.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Market
be Belgium
Added on
09 dec 2007 4:34 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 3362.87

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22 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Bowmore 1968 DT

3 users have left 5 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 93.81 points.

  1. Dris scored this whisky 95 points Connoisseur

    Sample from Golden Promise.

  2. Dris scored this whisky 95 points Connoisseur

    This is a unique whisky with a characteristic green tint to it that weirdly makes it look a bit like extra virgin olive oil. What is even weirder is that the savoury aromas of rancio and the camphory distillate character do in fact give me the impression of extremely high-quality olive oil.
    A unique and memorable dram indeed.

  3. Dris scored this whisky 95 points Connoisseur

    Bowmore Session: 2022.08.12.

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    90+

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    89-

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    92-

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    95+

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    94-
    • Nose
      97 97
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      95 95

  4. sagara-kun scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    What a nose, a story to himself. It is worth a good 95.
    Unfortunately the mouth is a little too much caramel. It's still very good.
    • Nose
      Tasted just after # 3827. We would be here on a sherry against a bourbon for the previous one.

      Nose there too sublime. More round, complex, and coiled. More spices. But less on the fruit salad.
      Camphor, eucalyptus, fruits. Peach, wood, caramel, strawberry, dark chocolate. Cane sugar.
      Fresh mint that increases with aeration.
    • Taste
      In the mouth the caramel is a little too present.
      It covers a little fruit. Plum, strawberry too mature, peach, apricot, dried fruit, nuts, almonds.
      Quince, camphor,
    • Finish
      Finale also on fresh mint that rolled up the fruit. Captivating. Gorgeous. So long for less than 42%

  5. Jeep51 scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    Nothing to add. All is said.
    • Nose
      Just out of the bottle, and while the whisky has not yet fallen into the glass, we know that we are facing a great whisky. It's immediate, everything is already there. A radiant exoticism, melted, super powerful. The pineapple stands out, but everything is very homogeneous. No alcohol, just fruit. (not necessarily had time to give him time to open)
    • Taste
      Here again, fruit, fruit and fruit. Of course it is still the exoticism that is at the rendezvous. Beautiful aromatic power but it is especially the finesse and delicacy of this mouth that impresses. Great.
    • Finish
      If you have to find a fault, it will be her. Obviously too short, since we would like it to last longer.

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