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Overall rating
93.18/100
votes
26
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
1970
Stated Age
21 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
10 Mar 2011 11:36 am

Average value

€ 5 851,78

14 × in wishlist

26 × member ratings

34 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1970

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.18 points

  1. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Quite fruity, not so much on tropical fruits as I thought it would be but more or less the same profile as 1971 and 1972 21yo, a bit metallic

  2. checkpointuk scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    http://kaypingers-whiskyblog.de/frontend/fullarticle.php?id=195 Color: Old Sauternes
    Nose: Fruity berries, papaya, mango, passion fruit and carambola (star fruit) in creamy cream, as well as aromas of leather, wet earth, caramel, tea and charcoal smoke. But also grated orange peel, lime slices and bay leaves in maritime spice, underlaid with fresh mint.
    Taste: Rather filigree structure, but 100 percent present from the first second. Sweet honey, caramel, toffee, full spice in dark, peat-filled smoke and only provided with a delicate fruity note. Chocolate (pudding), some wood and fresh mint.
    Finish: Medium to long - with plenty of spice and fresh moments in a creamy mouthfeel. Oak, leather, chocolate, caramel, honey, mint and peaty smoke linger on the tongue.
    Comment: Already a classic! Minutes later, the peat board sticks to the tongue.
    93 points (nose: 94 / taste: 93 / finish: 93)

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