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Bowmore 08-year-old

Overall rating
89.75/100
votes
4
Whiskybase ID
WB123600
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Sherriff's
Bottled
1965
Stated Age
08 years old
Strength
75 (proof)
Size
1000 ml
Added on
28 Dec 2018 11:52 pm by bestofwhiskies.com
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 4992.50

2 × in wishlist

4 × member ratings

8 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 08-year-old

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.75 points

  1. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Difficult, blind it would be more like 87P, it has nice notes and character, but such a delicate body and of course the EXTREME Old Bottle Flavor. Would like to try it as it was back then, did it have more volume, apart from the leg notes?
    • Nose
      Rarely had the cellar and stable so clearly old for easily 25-30 minutes, then very subtle malt behind it, dried grapefruit, pineapple chips, extinguished campfire, ginger, sage, fresh oak and green tea, everything very delicate behind the cellar, papaya
    • Taste
      Needs a start in the mouth, cereals, malt, fine, ancient campfire smoke, subtle grapefruit, pineapple, some tree resin, ginger, gentian, green apple
    • Finish
      Green apple, pineapple, dried malt, wax, linen, medium length

  2. LeChiffre scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    A delicious Bowmore that I would have recognized blindly as this one. The nose is simply wonderful, on the palate, in my opinion, a few% more alcohol would have been good for him. Otherwise great taste and Bowmore through and through.
    • Nose
      91 91
      light typical Bowmore smoke; quartz-earthy-mineral; beautiful fruity notes with a tropical touch; Pineapple; Mango; looks significantly more mature than 8 years
    • Taste
      88 88
      soft and sweet in the beginning; mineral-earthy notes appear alongside the sweet fruit notes; delicate smoke
    • Finish
      89 89
      short to medium length; spicy; tender fruit; subtle tart oak spice; delicate smoke

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