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Bowmore 1964 Fino Cask

Overall rating
95.29/100
votes
68
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Trilogy Series
Vintage
05.11.1964
Bottled
2002
Stated Age
37 years old
Casktype
Fino Sherry Cask
Number of bottles
300
Strength
49.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Added on
26 Jul 2010 4:32 pm
Cask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 13246.36

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68 × member ratings

42 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1964 Fino Cask

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 95.29 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 94 points Moderator

    Pretty powerful, swims well with water, fruity but also good smoky hints, better than some black bowmores - very good!
    • Nose
      94 94
      Fresh, intense, green fruits, star fruit, green apples, green bananas, limes, little leafy hints, vanilla, stones, minerals, cigar tobacco, whiffs of smoke, hints of honey - great!
    • Taste
      95 95
      Punchy, oily, liquorice, subtle sweetness, tropical fruits, mango, papaya (not too ripe), green bananas, green apples, spices, pepper, herbs, sage, hints of peat and smoke, very dark chocolate, cocoa powder - excellent!
      With water: more fruity, and more creamy
    • Finish
      93 93
      Long, warm, fruity, zesty, grapefruits, more herbal

  2. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 95 points Connoisseur

    Tropical fruits everywhere, just amazing.

  3. Johan Van Samang scored this whisky 99 points Expert Senior

    Together with Bowmore 1966 Samaroli Bouquet, one of the best whisky`s ever bottled.

  4. Furtia scored this whisky 98 points Connoisseur

    from http://furtias.blogspot.com.es/2012/12/bowmore-1964-fino-cask.html
    • Nose
      Wow! Tropical fruit party here: banana, guava, passion fruit,
      coconut. Subtle peat smoke and pepper that altogether create an elegant
      perfume
    • Taste
      That elegant perfume on the nose becomes a exquisite ambrosia on the
      palate. Creamy custard and vanilla. Fresh fruit parade again!: peaches,
      passion, coconut, guava, banana, lemon, pink grapefruit;  charcoal
      smoke, seawater, flower water (orange flowers, almond flowers, and
      ...rose petal? Great!), wax and hints of coffee. Amazing. All this
      complexity of flavours perfectly adjust to each other into a delicate
      body... Oh my!
    • Finish
      Very long. Up to this point I can say it's a unique A+ whisky that
      leaves no one indifferent at all. There's firstly a subtle bonfire smoke
      that come to light a humongous fruit outburst over and over again...
      what a terrific liquid!! dare say the best I have ever had?

  5. QuarterCentury did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    This special bottling was released as part of the legendary 1964 Bowmore Trilogy series along with the Oloroso and Bourbon expressions.

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