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Bowmore 2002 CA

Overall rating
89.72/100
votes
55
Whiskybase ID
WB106717
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Cadenhead (CA)
Bottling serie
Authentic Collection
Vintage
2002
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Number of bottles
288
Strength
54.3 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml
Added on
25 Jan 2018 2:44 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 175.41

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Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 2002 CA

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.72 points

  1. LukasJakubDrabek did not rate this whisky Moderator

    Serge 92 points vs Dave Broom 77 points? A wonderful example of how much impressions of one and the same whisky can differ even among such greats in the world of whisky. And just because of this, I am extremely curious about my own impression of this bottle.

    Take Tasting Notes With A Pinch of Bananas: https://www.cadenhead.scot/2018/03/tasting-notes/

    "So, all in all, the lesson from this blog post is: like what you like, find which reviewers you can connect with with a similar palate but, most of all, look past the scores and read the actual reviews to see if the whisky is something you may like. "

  2. Archer scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    What a beautiful Bowmore from the Bourbon barrel. With its tropical fruits on the tongue, its creaminess and its mild smoky notes, this whisky could be poured without hesitation onto those who otherwise do not have much in common with the classic Bowmore profile (smoke / sherry) or even with Islay smokers. Class.
    • Nose
      90 90
      The first impression on the nose is a maritime, saltier one. Add to that the echoes of sweet roasted over an open fire. Smoked mackerel. The smoky note is discreet, but still very good to make out. Little peat smoke. With a freshly cut mango, he looks very airy, light, refreshing for a Bowmore. Rape honey, vanilla pod, heather.
    • Taste
      90 90
      Very fruity, not too strong with a fruit salad of pineapple, orange, mango, peach and lemon zest. Very creamy and full on the tongue. Fine woody notes blended with black pepper, lovage and nutmeg. The smoky note is also tamed on the tongue. Moist driftwood drying in the sun. A stranded crab, victim of running water, exposed to the sun. Salt liquorice, tobacco notes.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Medium to long. Still creamy and full-bodied with now increasing smoke. The tropical fruits no longer as intense as when they started, but still present in a weakened form. Fine wood note, leather, tobacco crumbs.

  3. Allandale scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    A very good one.
    • Nose
      Maritime notes with smoked mussels,brine followed by burning coal.
    • Taste
      Smoked cheese, poached pears but saltiness comes through with anchovies.
    • Finish
      All spice followed by aromas of cigar boxes.

  4. Gummikuh scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Reviewed by Serge: http://www.whiskyfun.com/#220218

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