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Overall rating
87.02/100
votes
47
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Malts of Scotland (MoS)
Vintage
10.1989
Bottled
10.2011
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
MoS 11004
Number of bottles
238
Strength
51.2 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml
Added on
22 Oct 2011 2:31 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 139.00

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Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1989 MoS

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.02 points

  1. Malinois scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Tasted at Spirits of Infinity 2017 9/16

  2. Volanne scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

     If you like it peaty and farmy, this one’s for you. But careful: that malt’s not for sissies!Tasted blind for whisky-distilleries.info WDTS:http://www.whisky-distilleries.info/WhiskyWDTS/index_EN.shtml
    • Nose
      Very nice peat, farmy and bursting with sun fruits like I enjoy it. Stable, manure, oranges, lemons and lemon balm. Dusty and dirty. Freshly sheared sheep. Punchy, but not burning. I love it. Did they unearth another of these stunning Ardmore 1992 for us, once again?
    • Taste
      Much drier than expected. Else, all the ingredients of a fine farmy peaty malt are here. Ashes, soot, game, and lots of liquorice.
    • Finish
      More coal now, and a hint of bitterness, like in a very strong tea.

  3. Malt Hans scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Fruity and tary aroma, apple, seashore,

    pineapple, mint, nutmeg, banana and pear. Vanilla sweet and smoky taste,

    mint, camphor, pepper, peat and malt. Long, spicy, malty and smoky end.

  4. MaltMartin scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Clean, grassy and grainy, floral, smoke?
    • Taste
      Sharp, spicy, kind of exotic fruit, grape.
    • Finish
      Medium, peppery with some bigger grassiness.

  5. Jean-Brice scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Tasted in blind under the WDTS

    http://www.whisky-distilleries.info/WhiskyWDTS/2012-03/Bottle3.shtml#bowmore1989moswdts
    • Nose
      Jam of apricots , nuts, beer, a little mineral
    • Taste
      Powerful and woody. Bitterness at the end
    • Finish
      Hot and long with hints of minerality.

  6. Lafroy scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  7. mbinder scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    Rather sweet, toffee? .medium peat. citrus, salty, sea, cowpat. Well balanced.

  8. markjedi1 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Yet another Bowmore. But then, can you ever have enough? Bow more, I say.
    • Nose
      The nose transports you to the rocky coast of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Islay with its typical seaweed and soft, sweet peat. It smells rather fatty. Farmer butter. Citrus, banana and toffee make it nicely sweet. After a while, I even get canned sardines. Feisty.
    • Taste
      The attack is spicy and grassy. The peat speaks louder now, but it is the salt that makes my mouth water. Some drying oak that makes it nicely bitter. Wonderful and creamy caramel. Good balance.
    • Finish
      The finish lingers on sea salt and pepper. At the end, your mouth is dry.

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