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Overall rating
87.26/100
votes
47
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Jack Wiebers Whisky World (JW)
Bottling serie
Wanted - The Darknet Man
Bottled
2018
Casktype
Sherry Cask Finish
Casknumber
48 4c
Number of bottles
221
Strength
53.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
23 Apr 2018 5:34 pm by magic_slim
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 175,00

26 × in wishlist

47 × member ratings

71 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore JW

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.26 points

  1. ARDBERG scored this whisky 76 points Connoisseur

    I needed a G&T to clean my palate from the 666 sulphur, if you like this, you'll like this beast of hell. Love it or hate it is not the question that is decided half way down the bottle. It is immediate.
    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      66 66

  2. theograph scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    A real bastard! Ledier horny! But too expensive! PLV: 7/10
    • Nose
      Sulfur! A match in the nose! Leather, red fruits, burnt peanuts;
    • Taste
      Sulfur-rich, sour cucumbers, tart and fruity alike, burnt tires, Maggi! Umami! Nut...
    • Finish
      Sulfur, spicy, meaty and smoky!

  3. dumdi_san did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    The  digital dual code on the label reads as „bowmore“ in ASCII.

    (011000010 = 0 + 64 + 32 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 2 + 0 = 98 = „b“)

  4. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Today I try this whisky that appears from reviews to be a love or hate it bottle. Let's see how it tastes.

    Nose is quite potent with gun flint, bicycle inner tube, burnt orange, smoked bacon, redskin peanuts, and then red berries and finally light chocolate in the background.

    Palate continues with burnt oranges, the redskin peanuts are now over-roasted, creamy milk chocolate, then becomes oily with pepper sauce.

    Finish lingers on the where the palate left off with the pepper coming to the fore followed by oranges and chocolate for a moderate length.
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. Ganga scored this whisky 70 points Expert Junior

    There is something really off in this bottling. I have found it in different distilleries (Glenfarclas and Macallan). It's a "nasty" oiliness. What I have found is that people love this or hate this. I fall into the category of hate. If this was based on my enjoyment rather than an overall rating, I would place this closer to 30. It has elements that are quite good but this one factor makes this almost undrinkable for me. This is not to say that those with higher ratings are wrong; they just don't find what I call a flaw to be undesirable. Enjoy if you have it.

  6. Mascht scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    A diabolical bowmore, demanding and fascinating at the same time.
    • Nose
      90 90
      dark and dirty like Powidl, leather, bacon, candied orange peel and smoking colts, with maritime notes and sulfur
    • Taste
      89 89
      dark, sweet and dirty, sulfur, lacquer, leather, charred gum, spicy anise and turmeric, and burnt meat
    • Finish
      89 89
      long and sweet at the same time, memories of matchstick heads, blown out candles, fennel and meat are awakened

  7. Holder scored this whisky 78 points Member Senior

    Sample from Limburg: strong sulfite grade, pencil lead (in the elementary school sucked!).

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