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Bowmore 18-year-old

Overall rating
88.18/100
votes
14
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Vintner's Trilogy - Manzanilla Cask
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Manzanilla Cask
Strength
52.5 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Barcode
859141004411
Added on
12 Nov 2017 9:45 am by RoyalScotsman

Average value

€ 288,03

2 × in wishlist

14 × member ratings

20 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 18-year-old

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.18 points

  1. Andreas W. scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  2. Islaysmoke scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    For five years, this single malt is to be matured in the special Manzanilla Casks, after 13 years in the ex-Bourbon cask. For me, when bottling in cask strength is still a few drops of water, so just under 50 vol%. The water brings out the smoke and the fruit more. The floral gentle touch of the normal 18s I miss something. The bottom line too expensive!
    • Nose
      89 89
      Some smoke and fruitiness, dark fruit. Caramel sweetness and a very light herbal seasoning.
    • Taste
      89 89
      In the taste now more smoke, sweet and fruity. Citrus notes.
    • Finish
      86 86
      The taste in the mouth stays rather long and the mouth gets slightly dry.

  3. SimpleSample scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Great nose ... less smoke than expected.
    • Nose
      Wine .. alcohol .. smoke .. raisins Whole fruit compote :-) buttery .. fresh ... some wood ... light sweetness
    • Taste
      Smoke ... fruit with a decent sweet ... dry with the alcohol later then some saliva ..
    • Finish
      fruity ... mellow finish for the percentages ... now comes again some bitterness

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