Bowmore 18-year-old

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Deep & Complex
Stated Age
18 years old
Oloroso & Pedro Ximénez Sherry Casks
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Bottled for
Travel Retail Exclusive
Added on
16 Dec 2018 5:13 pm by stollimaus

Average value

€ 87.21

8 × in wishlist

45 × member ratings

111 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 18-year-old

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.93 points

  1. LeChiffre scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Good standard, much better than the 18 OA. Great mix of sweet sherry notes and typical Bowmore elements - dangerously tasty. 3% more alcohol would be better, with the 43% at the water border. But still a recommendation.
    (Rating: +)

  2. tangtang scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    very good travel retail standard. This version is a bit more intense than the standard 18er. Very easy to drink
    • Nose
      Smoky, sweet chocolate with pleasant sherry notes, some caramel and spicy, later a bit tart and oak notes
    • Taste
      Smoky, some ash, then sweet with a lot of sherry and a little caramel, spicy oak notes, light herbs
    • Finish
      Chocolate, spicy, coffee, a bit tart, sweet nutty, long lasting. Very round and soft

  3. volker40sw scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Tasted on a hiking tour near Wiehl.

  4. 33rdCASK scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

  5. victorlcw scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    Perfect whisky, great balanced between sherry and peat smoke, very complex
    • Nose
      92 92
      Very attractive aromas, oak, ash, plums, raisins, dark fruits, honey-sweet, milk chocolate, toffee, leather, malty, very complex
    • Taste
      93 93
      Very delicious, sherry, sweet, ash, plums, salty, wood, dried fruit
    • Finish
      89 89
      Medium to long, oakiness, ash, keep sweet and salty till the end

  6. yangounet scored this whisky 89 points Member Junior

    sweet, complex (fruits, including sherry, sbutle oakiness, smoke well integrated). Rich nose, full mouth, long end. An excellent whisky in the Islay style.

  7. HW74 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Except for the dyeing, this malt is very successful. Meets my expectations for an 18 year old Bowmore.
    • Nose
      88 88
      süß, rauchig
    • Taste
      89 89
      intense sweetness, smoke well integrated
    • Finish
      88 88
      pleasant and medium length


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