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Bowmore 12-year-old

Overall rating
81.31/100
votes
431
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2007
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5010496080818
Added on
03 Aug 2007 9:11 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 34,00

36 × in wishlist

431 × member ratings

1040 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 12-year-old

49 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.31 points

  1. HammerHead scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      82 82

  2. AlbertJohn scored this whisky 84 points Member Junior

  3. Cast Olila scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      80 80

  4. Bj0rnp1 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      80 80

  5. Helgo scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    Almost a bit boring. Many notes, but not strong. The smoke as expected. In sum, a good beginner without being overwhelmed.
    • Nose
      79 79
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      79 79

  6. peej84 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  7. Doctor B. scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

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

  8. Albaron scored this whisky 81 points Specialist

    Very reserved smoke, almost imperceptible. Blind, I think he is an Irishman, because he has these typical green notes in the nose, a total of quite bitter and spicy, little fruit but actually quite delicious
    • Nose
      strong spiciness, Maggi, a bit fleshy, somehow pungent, a greenish iris note, a bit of green crop and hay seeds, a touch of cherries, especially from the pulp, very light smoke
    • Taste
      decent onset for 40%, light smoke a bit moldy and earthy, spicy, a hint of dates, slightly bitter, like too long-drawn black tea and oak tannins in the transition to the finish
    • Finish
      the bitterness remains, oak, very slight smoke billowing through

  9. recursiewhisky scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    It is not a complex but soft Islay. Delicious and not that overwhelming.
    • Nose
      Soft smell of smoke and peat, slightly medicinal. Sweet raisins with a slight smell of oak. Soft fruity (pear? & Banana) with caramel. After some time the spicy, vanilla and sherry tones come through. A beautiful complex composition.
    • Taste
      Sweet and soft salty with a mild smoke and peat taste. Leather, iodine, honey and surprising fruity notes. Has a light and airy mouthfeel. After some time, floral notes and liquorice also come through.
    • Finish
      Mild but long aftertaste rich in smoke and medicinal notes. The liquorice will hang nicely.

  10. joep scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      80 80

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