Overall rating
Single Malt
Adelphi (AD)
Bottling serie
Stated Age
08 years old
Refill Sherry
Number of bottles
59.9 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
19 Mar 2010 6:54 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 299.33

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Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 2001 AD

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.48 points

  1. rpvdwel scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  2. mer1973 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  3. Hvdree scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  4. 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!).

  5. 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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