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Bowmore Mariner

Overall rating
82.38/100
votes
10
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
750 ml
Added on
14 Aug 2010 4:19 pm

Average value

€ 225.00

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Whisky Reviews for Bowmore Mariner

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.38 points

  1. hs305 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    [October, 1997]  I had this dram during a tasting at Kyrburg. 

    In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored this dram 82,5.  My notes state that it improves with some drops of water added (gets smoother and more balanced).  Without water I scored it 75 points only.

  2. Georges scored this whisky 72 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      72 72
    • Finish
      70 70

  3. Georges scored this whisky 72 points Connoisseur

    80% bourbon and 20% sherry
    • Nose
      Peat smoke, toffee, oranges, lavander, soapy
    • Taste
      Peat smoke, creamy, soapy
    • Finish
      Short, sharp, smoky, soapy

  4. mrgood scored this whisky 83 points Expert Junior

    yar me matey, this be an aptly named whisky. I feel like a salty seadog sipping away at this drammy dram.  Hand over yer liquid booty 'fore I unleash me rapier on yer slimey bollucks.  Not the best Bowmore, but still, t'is probably far better than the crummy rum most real pirates be sipping down back in them there days of yore.

  5. I_SPEY scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Colour/nose: Copper and gold;the body is medium and very smooth :-)

    The taste has a wonderful oak taste and is beautiful malty, accompanied by sweet/fruity flavours with overlying peaty tones and quite some lemon!.

    The finish is perfectly smooth and mellow! That's the way I like it!

    Thank you very much, Victor!

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