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Bowmore 08-year-old

Overall rating
81.68/100
votes
52
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2000
Stated Age
08 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
blue stripe on capsule
Added on
22 Jul 2007 10:09 pm

Average value

€ 189,39

3 × in wishlist

52 × member ratings

112 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 08-year-old

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.68 points

  1. Rosebank88 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    A simple textured whisky. Very similar to the legend.
    • Nose
      Peaty, salty, fresh sea breeze, subliminal sherry sweets. Little complex.
    • Taste
      Soft and light in the body. Peaty, salty, sweet oak and fragrant smoke.
    • Finish
      Short and salty.

  2. The Macallan scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    This one reminded me of the Bowmore Legend. However the 8 year old has slightly more character then the Bowmore Legend.

    N: Smokey, briny, some sherry notes and a gentle sweetness.

    P: Smoked malty flavors, fresh and young with a salty touch.

    F: Sweet, smokey start with a salty touch on the back.

    C: Quite nice this one. I came across this lovely Bowmore during an event. I will be not surprised it this one would be used in a cocktail as most of the young whiskies are used for.

  3. granella2003 scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sherry and soft peat
    • Taste
      Sherry, light peated, a hint of smoke. Sweet
    • Finish
      Medium with sweet barley

  4. granella2003 scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      76 76

  5. Cast Olila scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      79 79

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