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Bowmore 2004

Overall rating
87.35/100
votes
28
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Hand-filled at the distillery
Vintage
30.01.2004
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
14 years old
Casktype
1st Fill Bourbon Cask
Casknumber
378
Strength
59.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
23 Sep 2018 5:27 pm by Eneloop2009
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 209,21

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Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 2004

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.35 points

  1. detachedblue scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Not very peaty, rather malty and bready, vanilla and ice cream. Quite sweet.
    • Taste
      Sweet to start, still a lot of bread and barley sugar. Strong ABV plays its part. Brine water, very salty. Some fruits as well, crystalized pear.
    • Finish
      Medium, some oak spices, still very spicy, a touch of mint, wood tannins, bread.

  2. berarith73 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. zzs0529 scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    Unlike Boba's Pomeranian hand-filled
    • Nose
      Scent: Lemongrass, soft flowers and grass, can only smell a touch of smoky, earthy and a little grapefruit, very atypical bourbon aroma, after the addition of water, the pear tasted out;
    • Taste
      Entrance: Yanjinyan, the taste of the sea breeze, with a little bit of savory sweetness, orange peel, after adding water, there is dried sweet mango, not so salty;
    • Finish
      The rhyme: salty sea breeze, cranberry jam, no, or salty... The aftertaste is mixed with a peat, almost undetectable...

  4. schero scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    A somewhat closed Bowmore, who clearly wins with time and water. The bitterness is quite strong, which gives negative points.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Ashy smoke, moldy wood, gooseberries and light grapes, very fine citrus notes, mineral, some leather, fatty orange peel, with water it is very creamy sweet and vanilla comes to it
    • Taste
      89 89
      First, the musty wood and a lot of sweet citrus notes, the bright grapes are also found again, then presses first the smoke and again it is mineral, then squeeze a slightly bitter oak, also here brings water creaminess
    • Finish
      87 87
      The sweetness dominates first, then very fine smoke, the oak remains slightly bitter with the smoke and a slightly sparkling Britzeln long in the mouth, from the second sip it stays forever

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