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Bowmore Darkest

Overall rating
90.27/100
votes
17
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Old Label
Casktype
Sherry Cask
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Barcode
5010496020722
Added on
10 Jan 2011 6:49 pm

Average value

€ 223,00

3 × in wishlist

17 × member ratings

80 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore Darkest

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.27 points

  1. Deloti scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  2. Peter(TTMC) scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      91 91

  3. whioli scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. bert61nl scored this whisky 91 points Specialist

    Really delightful whisky which suggests youth but offers a faultless peat/sherry combination.

    Tasting notes by: Jim Murray
    • Nose
      Fresh, wonderfully clean Oloroso clings to the oak and peat to form a wonderful trio.
    • Taste
      Big and chewy with the sherry and the peat in perfect harmony. Perhaps uncomplex and lacking sophistication, but the balance is quite stunning.
    • Finish
      Long with a hint of molasses/liquorice adding to the toasty malt and rumbling smoke.

  5. bert61nl scored this whisky 91 points Specialist

    Not that dark just tawny. Whisky in its mid teens, I would say, but from superb sherry casks.

    Tasting note by: Michael Jackson
    • Nose
      Fragrantly smoky. Perfumy, very floral. Hessian. Sea air. Astonishingly fresh, delicious, appetising, complex.
    • Taste
      Perfumy start. Hint of flowering currant. Nutty. Layers of dry, black treacle, maltiness.
    • Finish
      Smooth. Polished stone. Hard, salty, liquorice.

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