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Overall rating
87.65/100
votes
33
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Daily Dram (DD)
Bottling serie
with The Whisky Agency
Vintage
1995
Bottled
2010
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Butt
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
10 Sep 2010 6:47 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 195,00

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33 × member ratings

30 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1995 DD

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.65 points

  1. KayMeertens scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Dark cherry, oak, citrus and only then the peat. After a while some peach and the typical Bowmore maltiness. Eventually also lighter oloroso notes like cranberry, raspberry and plum.
    • Taste
      Cherry and prune. Peat and pepper. Some toffee as well.
    • Finish
      Now the peat wins. Quite peppery still as well. Also cranberry and cherry.

  2. Ivynor scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Thanks to Tomy for this beautiful discovery.
    A nice Bowmore, maybe a little dry in the mouth, but very well done.
    • Nose
      Finely peated with lemony touches. It looks a bit like Bunna Toiteach! There is little green fruit and undergrowth.
    • Taste
      Ah! And here it is sherry, with chocolate, candied notes, a little sugar. The whole is quite fat, with notes of pears. We find a little bitterness.
    • Finish
      Powerful and persistent, with more smoke, sugar, vanilla and candied citrus.

  3. jodeenow scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. jodeenow scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    Very fresh and slightly peaty / smoky nose. Some notes of citrus.
    The second nose is quite vegetal.
    In
    mouth, peat spring a little and citrus. We feel the
    sherry coming in the background with an iodine print that encompasses
    all that. It is mineral, a little dry but well built.
    The final, medium length, lingers on a fruity freshness and a hint of smoke that persists over time.

    A very good whisky!

  5. hsmithjr scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sweet peat smoke.  Fresh blood orange peels.  Green apple pie. Wet beach sand.  Sweet pipe tobacco.  Raisin bread.
    • Taste
      Sweet, salty, and peaty (all in nice balance).  Licorice root.  Toast. Salted bitter nuts.  More of that blood orange.
    • Finish
      Long and spicy (more licorice and some eucalyptus).  Peat smoke and lingering sweetness.

  6. PierreDH scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      Oscillates between a marine profile, salty, slightly iodized, a fine chocolate peat and discrete aromas typified sherry. Brown sugar, red fruits, raisins.
    • Taste
      Sweet, peaty, chocolatey. Light spicy.
    • Finish
      Go through several phases, a warm peat side, chocolate, mocha then softened, rounded even with candied red berries. Persistent bitterness

  7. tomy63 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    An excellent sea sherry, very well balanced.
    • Nose
      A well-mastered blend of sherry aromas and the typical seaside side of the Bowmore: a fresh and fruity side (oranges, apples), sweetness (hands less than the Bowmore darkest) as well as nuts and chocolate and a side marked by the salt and peat.
    • Taste
      In the prolongation of the nose: the orange dominates the other fruits, but it is well balanced with the salt and a vegetable peat.
    • Finish
      Very long, not really aromas and more.

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