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Bowmore 12-year-old

Overall rating
89.69/100
votes
28
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Dumpy Brown Bottle - Gold label - Cork stopper
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
14 Oct 2009 9:30 pm

Average value

€ 474,05

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28 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 12-year-old

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.69 points

  1. addyhd scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  2. nulty scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    The set is very nice but aging in bottle has brought some flavors "parasite" at the same time as a certain class. Pity.
    • Nose
      The whole thing is old, not old, of the OBE, it is very melted. Old earthy peat, wet, rubber. Passion fruit in shambles. Citrus fruits too (clementines, mandarins). Some aromas probably due to the age that hinders a little (bitter almonds, old dust - quite difficult to describe).
    • Taste
      Nice thick texture, covering. A little bit of peat is more marine: spray, seaweed, oyster shells. Always these fruits, clementine, oranges a little past. Mint. Bitterness.
    • Finish
      Long and fruity, a little spicy on the end.

  3. MaltMartin scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A very nice standard OB Bowmore from the 1980's. better than most of the IB's from that era with their FWP-factor.
    • Nose
      Sweaty. Discreet smoke and sweet fruit. Also sweet-sour farmy notes of horse stables. Quite complex.
    • Taste
      Creamy. Lots of liquorice. Slightly peated. Spicy. Some melon and yellow apples.
    • Finish
      Medium long. Very salty maritime influence of seaweed. Also hints of soap (this is 1980's Bowmore....).

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