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Bowmore Mariner

Overall rating
85.21/100
votes
37
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Glass printed label with gulls and ship
Stated Age
15 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
29 Jul 2010 9:33 am

Average value

€ 255.00

8 × in wishlist

37 × member ratings

151 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore Mariner

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.21 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 89 points Moderator

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

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 89 points Moderator

    It's pretty soft and drinkable. Actually one of my favorite Bowmores that were once a regular bottling. Very good!
    • Nose
      Smoky, salty, sea breeze, little lemony, grassy, nutty, green bananas
    • Taste
      Soft smoky and peaty, citrusy, lemony, balanced sweetness with wood notes
    • Finish
      Medium long and smooth

  3. Darkocanthus scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    I had to get used to this one, not as straight forward as other Islay drams like Ardbeg, but one to keep trying over and over again.
    It took me about 5 tries, and the first time I hated the explosion of salt in the taste, but now it's one of my favourite drams.
    • Nose
      Nutty, cinnamon. Aroma grasps you straight from the start, not a soft fruity one, but a nose opener.
    • Taste
      Little vanilla flavour, but mostly bold salty peat that holds the sides of your throath in a glowing heat.
    • Finish
      Soft, strangely soft. After the first blow of the typical Bowmore Islay taste, it cools down in your mouth and stays softly glowing in your mouth and throat.

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