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Bowmore 18-year-old

Overall rating
87.75/100
votes
67
Whiskybase ID
WB122986
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Deep & Complex
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Oloroso & Pedro Ximénez Sherry Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L182036
Barcode
5010496004555
Bottled for
Travel Retail Exclusive
Added on
16 Dec 2018 5:13 pm by stollimaus
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 90.32

14 × in wishlist

67 × member ratings

171 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 18-year-old

15 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.75 points

  1. LeChiffre scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    A really good Bowmore, clearly superior to the standard 18. The malt is wonderfully balanced and, with its beautiful fruity, spicy and smoky notes, very exciting and complex - a tasty palate. For me a top standard at a decent price for the house bar. Just under 89 points, also taking into account the price (approx. 70 euros).
    • Nose
      88 88
      nice typical light Bowmore smoke note; maritime notes; sweet and spicy; dark fruits (dark berries); slightly vinous note; Caramel; dark chocolate; some spices; delicate oak
      - very interesting and tasty fruity nose with a nice smoky note
    • Taste
      89 89
      mild start; sweet dark fruits; Red berries; Oranges; Raisins; Dark chocolate; some leather; Spices; a great, delicate smoky note (a little ash) resonates
    • Finish
      88 88
      medium to long; lines the oral cavity; delicate fruit notes; a bit of salt; Dark chocolate; Spices; some espresso; spicy, slightly tart wood notes; delicate smoke

  2. 33rdCASK scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

  3. Apikalov scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. DeLiefhebber scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. meijer87 scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

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

  6. Svjatogor scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    n: dark syrup, sweet sherry, smoke, caramel, raisins
    t: sweet, ripe fruit and sherry
    a: dark, sweet, ash

  7. stefanrietdijk scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

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

  8. Sjaak92 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  9. MrNachbar scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      87 87

  10. 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

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