Bowmore Cask Strength

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Glass Printed Label
56.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
29 Jul 2010 9:16 am
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 423,50

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45 × member ratings

159 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore Cask Strength

12 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.05 points

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Intense, full and slightly smoky. I love this stuff.

  2. wisekycourse scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    On the nose, salt, smoky light peat, wood and synthetic aromas of candy!
    On the palate, explosion of candies ..to violet, well purple, smoke, dry wood, a floral return, vanilla and lemon.
    In the final, we have this strong sensation of perfume, mixed with wood and a little discreet smoke! The essence of violet holds a long time in the glass! To note, alcohol is almost absent at the level of perception!

    A superb dram, but monolithic !! yes, I love violet!
    • Nose
      strong, stubborn spices and then a floral side before the peat, fine, almost gummed by the saline side, back woody.

  3. MadScientist scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. Allandale scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    A smooth medium body.
    • Nose
      Sea air. Cereal grain oiliness. Nutty. Malty sweetness. Syrupy. Scenty.
    • Taste
      Earthy dryness. Some tasters found wet wool? Others Carbolic. Lively. Flavours not very integrated.
    • Finish
      Orange peel.Leafy. Ferns. peaty.

  5. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Powerful and peppery, it releases a lot of malt in the nose, as well as flowers. Lavender, perhaps? On the palate, fine peat, the touch of mouth is ultra fluid and fine. Toffee. Again these flowers ... I have it: VIOLET! From the time I hear about these old Bowmore to Violet, I have one! Finale subtle, rather short on the ... violet. A rather disconcerting whisky but culturally loaded!

    Enthusiasm 3/5

  6. Donwaldorf scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    A Bowmore of a beautiful originality that did not leave me indifferent!
    • Nose
      Very floral with a slight sea breeze. A beautiful power.
    • Taste
      A floral explosion (50 shades of violet!) With a small hint of caramel.
    • Finish
      Too short but intense in the flower with a taste of smoke not so unpleasant.

  7. dram-drinker scored this whisky 79 points Moderator

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      69 69

  8. dram-drinker scored this whisky 79 points Moderator

    Like the 12yo and 17yo this one is something on its own but not necessarily positive. It will not make it into my favorites - actually not even into my daily drams. I assume I'm going to hate it.
    • Nose
      Flowers, perfume, little bit artificial, little green fruits and grassy, sugar cane
    • Taste
      Punchy, very oily and thick, the flowery perfume and artificial taste is strong
    • Finish
      Long, warm and terribly artificial - like there are some chemicals in there

  9. Rom scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    Nose: in the middle of the peat throne a violet obvious and clear. In the mouth the violet is overwhelming. Long finale on the violet. Beautiful, a malt love it or hate it.

  10. Lucas Falchero scored this whisky 84 points Member Senior

    An incredible and definitive style. We like, or not. I do not like the violet. But it's still a good whisky, very delicate. Well composed.
    • Nose
      Floral nose in devil: concentrated violet, candy. Powerful and sweet.
    • Taste
      Very floral, always clearly violet. it sometimes pulls on the mango. Light and dry. Sweet and delicate.
    • Finish
      Short, delicate, floral. A little green wood.


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