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

€ 90.48

11 × in wishlist

55 × member ratings

135 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 18-year-old

11 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.79 points

  1. LeChiffre scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    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!
    (Ranking: +)
    • Nose
      89 89
      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
      90 90
      mild start; sweet dark fruits; Red berries; Oranges; Raisins; Dark chocolate; some leather; Spices; a great, delicate smoky note (a little ash) resonates
    • Finish
      89 89
      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 Junior

  3. stefanrietdijk scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

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

  4. Sjaak92 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

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

  5. MrNachbar scored this whisky 87 points Expert Junior

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

  6. 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

  7. volker40sw scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Tasted on a hiking tour near Wiehl.

  8. 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

  9. 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.


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