Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
40.0 % Vol.
1000 ml
Golden label, small distillery image, white ring on cap
Added on
19 Feb 2011 11:13 am

Average value

€ 148,38

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Whisky Reviews for Bowmore Surf

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.04 points

  1. maltaholic scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    A Bowmore actually has a fine smoky note.
    This one is not.
    Something smells like onions in the background.
    Not a nice scent.

    The tastes old, musty.
    Cold smoke on the tongue.
    He is now spicy, much like the Amrut.

    Relatively long finish, but not tasty.
    No, that's nothing ...

  2. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Colour: amber
    Nose: delicate peated smoke, oak, sweet fruits, spices, light salt, ripe fruits, dust, vanilla.
    Mouth: dust, delicate peated smoke, sweet fruits, spices.
    Finish: long, delicate peated smoke, dust, dryness, ripe fruits.
    Bowmore Surf has a perfect balance between peatness and ripe fruits sweetness.

  3. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    Neat, but not more.
    • Nose
      82 82
      slightly subtle smoke, generally quite light and fresh, fruity, yellow fruit, some grapefruit, mint, straw, has a sour taste, I have to think of yogurt, after the first sip, the nose is creamy, vanilla is added
    • Taste
      81 81
      creamy, slightly tart, but also sweet, tart fruit, some grapefruit, grassy, ​​slightly floral, the smoke can only be guessed, the mouthfeel more intense than 40%,
    • Finish
      78 78
      creamy, vanilla, floral, quite short and unspectacular

  4. Archer scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

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

  5. Archer scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Uncomplicated, but not boring, but balanced in every way and round.
    • Nose
      Light and floral, with hints of orange and lemon. Very mild smoke, a little maritime freshness.
    • Taste
      On the tongue, the smoke comes through stronger. Gorgeous sweet with salmiak and orange peel. Cooling mint, strawberry chocolate. Spicy honey and vanilla, behind it also some oak.
    • Finish
      Medium long, tart-sweet, dry, with cool smoke, oranges and back liquorice.

  6. Helgo scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      79 79

  7. ddertzaar did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    All in all a harmonious and delicious malt
    • Nose
      slightly pleasant smoke, gum, sweet, salty, ash, pleasantly flattering round
    • Taste
      at the beginning distinct ash, mint, malty sweetness, broccoli, maritime salty
    • Finish
      medium long, ash, sweet, salty, behind chocolate orange

  8. ASWhisky scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    good to drink without the fierce treats of today I like that
    • Nose
      soft nose
      very sweet, cereal, slightly licorice, orange, orange peel
      a little light pleasant smoke
    • Taste
      Soft cool start
      fiery on the palate
      to the rear chocolate powder on the palate
      Orange, floral, chocolate
      bright fruit
      something menthol
    • Finish
      medium long, spicy, chocolate & orange, maritime, smoke on the palate, caramel

  9. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    At that time faire 30 € / liter, a neat Islay beginner.
    In the direct comparison Legend / Surf I find the surf a little more edgy, smoky, maritime, the legend is rounder, sweeter.
    • Nose
      clear smoke, dry, ash, brackish water, boiled cauliflower, in between always a fresh breeze, which I can not quite classify, sometimes more salty, sometimes it reminds of mint, freshly cut grass
    • Taste
      Smoke, charcoal, something burnt plastic (all clear, but much milder than the South Coastislays), behind it a little honey / caramel (the longer in the mouth, the clearer) ... and again a tingle on the tongue ... Pepper, salt , Carbonic acid
    • Finish
      medium long, ashen, bittersweet, and also here it tingles

  10. FISHAC scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      92 92


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