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Overall rating
92.13/100
votes
13
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Adelphi (AD)
Bottling serie
Limited
Vintage
1990
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
27 years old
Casknumber
2807
Number of bottles
123
Strength
52.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
27 Dec 2017 2:01 pm by roesner99
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 369.90

17 × in wishlist

13 × member ratings

23 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1990 AD

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 92.13 points

  1. Bowmore Axel scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    A Bowmore from Independent Bottler, 27 years in ExBourboncask, in cask strength.
    Very nice mature Bowmore with pleasant wood notes, a hint of smoke, tidy citrus notes, salt, smoked ham.
    There are 93 points from me.

  2. Gregers scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Fantastic bottling from Adelphi here.

    Review: https://youtu.be/KJkVaC36Lug
    • Nose
      88 88
      Varnish, very ripe fruits, bananas, pears, dried apricots and figs, very nice old leather, brine, some toffee and honey. Very vague peat smoke. Pinecones. Some perfumed bubblegum shows up later, and after tasting a distint flavour of yoghurt dominates. That was a bit of a surprise.
    • Taste
      91 91
      Seriously good stuff. Just the right amount of alcohol, great balance. Starts out spicy, peppery, but with just the right amount of muscovado sugar, then some oak starts to warm up, and ultimately peat smoke joins the party. Everything in perfect contribution to a fantastic balance. Still lots of spices on the second chew, a bit more oak, then old leather, cigar box, tobacco leaves, great dose of peat. A bit of brine joining late. Really amazing balance all the way through.
    • Finish
      93 93
      Very warm, peppery, spicy, muscovado sugar still there, perfect oak and peat balance. Goes on forever with no distortions.

  3. Bowmore Axel scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
      Phenolic, salty, very ripe, sweet, slightly reminiscent of honey, citrus notes, light apricot.
    • Taste
      95 95
      Wow !!! Very sweet, fruity and salty, later peppery. Very good drinkable without water.
      A bit more fruity and softer with water. Otherwise everything like without water. Both perfect.
    • Finish
      92 92
      Phenolic, fruity, bitter - sweet and salty.

  4. WSP scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      92 92

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