Bowmore 2001 AD

Overall rating
86.54/100
votes
40
Whiskybase ID
WB14602
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Adelphi (AD)
Bottling serie
Selection
Vintage
2001
Bottled
2010
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry
Casknumber
1126
Number of bottles
583
Strength
59.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
19 mar 2010 6:54 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 399.00

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38 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Bowmore 2001 AD

7 users have left 7 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.54 points.

  1. Cubey666 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
      sweet peat, black tea, incense, wood and chocolatty.
    • Taste
      86 86
      nice and firm. funky combination of sweet, peat and salt
    • Finish
      86 86
      medium long with a nice ending with tea, wood and peat.

  2. Dre73 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    The nose is pretty un-Bowmore, dirty, tar and gazoline. In the body it's very intense, but now more sweetness en smoky, more recognizable as a Bowmore. Interesting, good and pleasant dram for sure.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Strong alcohol, peat, but also some real odour of gazoline, dirty. Tar. Also a little of menthol. Pretty un-Bowmore-like actually. Then suddenly some white chocolate, the buttery kind of aroma's.
    • Taste
      88 88
      It starts off pretty smooth, then it comes in pretty intense. Sweet and peat, sweet smoke, with also some tobacco. A bit of peach, honey, white chocolate. Full bodied, pretty mature for only 8yo.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Still strong and powerful, pretty some pepper. Sweet smoke, honey. Pretty long finish. Still intense. Bonfire smoke remains. Then again some buttery taste.

  3. rpvdwel scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. mer1973 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. Hvdree scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. GlenSikkes did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Tasting Notes by Adelphi;

    1 of only 583 bottles from cask no. 1126

    Another young-but-perfectly-formed malt, this time from a refill butt which has bestowed only a pale amber colour to the spirit. A slight nose prickle, then full-on Islay character – more phenolic than one would expect of Bowmore: foot baths, sheep dip, carbolic and Coal Tar soap. After a while buttery-minty toffee (Murraymints) – fresh as a sea breeze, sweet malt and a whiff of farm dairies. At full strength the taste is sweet, with cigarette ash in the aftertaste. Water makes for more fruit – blackcurrant leaves, even Ribena – lurking behind tablet/toffee (McCowan’s Highland Toffee to be precise), and somewhere a wet Oban Times. Now the taste is even sweeter and fruitier, and the smoky elements reduced (now no dirty ashtrays!).

  7. alectron scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      leather +, smoke o, wood o, burnt creme brulee o, peppermint o, shoepolish -, salty -, some light sherry notes -, wine/grapes -. very prickly if close up (after a longer period of air [20 mins]: dry black tea?, even later: a lot of chocolate - 88, great nose for the age
    • Taste
      sweeter than expected (vanilla, honey), smooth but with a slight stingy/prickly-ness to be expected at 60%.
    • Finish
      c/old burnt wood, chalk, fairly long but not very complex (straight line if you will), better after a bit of breathing. first ~84, later ~87

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