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Bowmore 12-year-old

Overall rating
78.58/100
votes
21
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2018
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L8 341 234
Barcode
5010496080818
Added on
02 Jul 2019 10:02 pm by Lech Lomond
ColoredChillfiltered

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Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 12-year-old

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 78.58 points

  1. 33rdCASK scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

  2. marmeladow scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Half empty bottle, uncorked 38 days ago. In the past four weeks, there has been a very nice development in the empty bottle: gentle mix of smoke, sweetness and quite complex variety of flavors.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Sweet vanilla honey fruits bonfire lime sherry
      mildly soft smoke and peat notes
    • Taste
      85 85
      Sweet vanilla caramel campfire honey fruit oil oak spices orange later there are bitter tones and dark chocolate
      very round and soft, balanced and easy to drink, there is a lot to taste
    • Finish
      84 84
      Oak smoke spices sweetness
      just medium length, getting a little drier, pleasantly warming

  3. schengel10 scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    Perhaps the ideal entry into the world of smoky whiskys.
    Overwhelmed nobody and for about € 26.00
    a nicely matured, pleasantly smoky Bowmore.
    • Nose
      maritime (salty), citrusy, fresh, pleasant smoke;
    • Taste
      first behave, then smoke, ashes, sweetness (citrus fruits, lemons), herbs and salt;
    • Finish
      short to medium length finish, oak and cold smoke linger;

  4. Myke scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    complex for affordable entry-level whisky; very nice if you like some smoke.
    • Nose
      80 80
      clear smoke! Citrus fruits and other (light) fruits. Light honey sweetness. Also hides some campfire (may come from the smoke). Very light vanilla aromas. Light oak aromas. Smells pleasant (nothing phenolic).
    • Taste
      81 81
      Smoke! Spices and light fruits. Recognize sweet and sherry. Something chocolatey with light oak. Very slightly oily and malty (very little).
    • Finish
      81 81
      smoky (also a little campfire), has something of smoked ham (very present and can still be tasted hours later). Dark chocolate. Slightly malty tone. It also has something of coffee espresso. Long finish.

  5. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    20 19 20 19 78

    modern Bowmore, you can drink, and thanks for that ...

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