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Overall rating
77.24/100
votes
290
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2007
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Barcode
5010496010815
Added on
03 Aug 2007 8:33 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 32.95

12 × in wishlist

290 × member ratings

841 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore Legend

44 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 77.24 points

  1. HammerHead scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      74 74

  2. elidiot scored this whisky 80 points Member Junior

    Nice peaty infusion, almost had the impression to drink a refreshing peaty tea. And it is not way more expensive than a cup of tea actually (bought for about 20€ in France). Not too complex, but has taste and is not boring, perfect for the price.

    Apple/lime/some I-don't-know-what's-in-it herbal infusion/pepper/soft cake-y peat

  3. Stanzeflasche scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Iodized, medicinal nose, light peat with reflections of guano, limestone and wet grass. Quite spicy vanilla, floral hints, white grapes. In the mouth, it is a little tangy, there is a hint of apple and honey, a little taste of iron. Few spices. The finish is sparkling, peppery without being too. It is not very long in the mouth. Mirabelle.
    Good base to go further into the Islay.
    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  4. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Maritime, salty, slightly peaty (relative), sweet, soft and yummy. Pleasant, but special, in a good way.
    • Nose
      Smoky peaty, but very weak and very shy. Maybe the 40% owed. Nevertheless, the nose is quite nice, nice round with clearly peat.
    • Taste
      Smoke, peat, some fruit, something "wet sock".
    • Finish
      Smoke, peat, some fruit, some menthol.

  5. whiskyd scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      72 72
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      78 78

  6. vojt466 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Probably the best in the smell, the insignificant taste it squeezes down, but for the price it's not bad
    • Nose
      Green apples combined with sweet gum, glue, iodine, peat and salt
    • Taste
      The taste is slightly pale - oily, peat, iodine and a little salt
    • Finish
      In reverberation mainly iodine and peat with a spicy finish

  7. mer1973 scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      78 78

  8. Ties scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

  9. alex_p scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    Nice whisky, though the sea breeze is not so refreshing and the fruits are not so juicy as in versions with age statement. 77/100

    Review in Russian:

    http://whiskyjazz.blogspot.com/2015/04/bowmore-legend.html

  10. Georges scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      78 78

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