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Bowmore 18-year-old

Overall rating
86.37/100
votes
22
Whiskybase ID
WB157550
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Deep & Complex
Bottled
2019
Stated Age
18 years old
Casktype
Oloroso & Pedro Ximénez Sherry Casks
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L9064SB320760925
Barcode
5010496004555
Bottled for
Travel Retail Exclusive
Added on
04 May 2020 9:50 pm by WormTub
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 73.90

2 × in wishlist

22 × member ratings

44 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 18-year-old

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.37 points

  1. CXEDDY scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      82 82

  2. Islay1815 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Bowmore's flagship, the 18 ... I was hoping for more. Overall, I found him very reluctant. The smell was one-dimensional and unfortunately it had a very quick finish.
    • Nose
      Light smoke. Not clinical, rather greasy. In addition sweetness of the sherry casks. Both are well balanced, but also fly away quickly. A light breeze of fresh air from the sea.
    • Taste
      Again, the slight greasiness. Salt. Fruit. In itself a great combination. But everything is very subtle. Not deep & complex as advertised. Rather elegant & reserved
    • Finish
      Sweet smoke remains in the mouth. The finish is very short. I wonder how the whisky would benefit from 5-10% more alcohol!

  3. TsiAI scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Room temperature when drinking: 43℃

    Viewing Eyes: Smelling and smelling Nose: The big buttery cake is covered with Jingjiang pork preserves, the dried fruit jam tastes a little bit more sweeter, and I feel that my nose is close to the small pot and the dark fruit jam is murmured , The sour taste is less, the blueberry vinegar feels very heavy and heavy, very coordinated, the nose is bombarded, the peat and marine flavor is obvious, I feel a big blueberry jam on the shellfish, a little dried tobacco, halogen Meat, black clever taste Palate: peat, wooden spices, coriander seeds, white pepper grains, fruit wood roast duck fireplace and its hot, charcoal-roasted taste, black clever, milky fragrance wrapped in old-fashioned furniture, cream blueberry sandwich, Espresso coffee, harmonious and rich, more balanced. Finish: Long, 75% black, woody spices, creamy rolls, walnut kernel body: Medium, like a sip of oil, medium firmness, no tannin detected , The bottom is fair

    Nose: 87/100
    Palate: 87/100
    Finish: 87/100
    Body: 87/100
    Overall: 87/100

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