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Bowmore 1999 UD

Overall rating
86.47/100
votes
17
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
UD - bottler (UD)
Bottling serie
fulldram
Vintage
16.05.1999
Bottled
10.10.2011
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Cask
Number of bottles
190
Strength
57.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Fulldram Belgium
Added on
20 Dec 2011 12:11 pm
Cask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 111,00

2 × in wishlist

17 × member ratings

37 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1999 UD

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.47 points

  1. Calmar scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    It seems to be a good molt, but some kind of clumsy, young notes now and then slip everywhere, the bitterness is also a bit much, everything is unbalanced.
    • Nose
      Open, dry, grain, planed boards, prickly mineral notes, cardboard, industrial textiles, daikon, cabbage, dry herbs, wet wool, sweet caramel shades.
    • Taste
      Powerful, saturated, tart oak, grain, pepper wave, cardboard, dry herbs, mineral-metallic taste, engine oil, burnt plastic.
    • Finish
      Spicy, warming, oak, herbal and herbal notes, tablet bitterness.

  2. Roland7 scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    Sea! Minerals, salt, algae, swamp, smoke, ash medicines, graphite, burned metal, burned wiring, smoked meat, fried nuts, oatmeal, creme brulee, pepper, lemon, lollipops
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      81 81

  3. Furtia scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      83 83

  4. markjedi1 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur



    I am thinking of an Islay whisky on sherry cask, as well as a rather
    young age. This could well be Bunna or Laffie. Or even a young Ledaig. Whatever
    the case, it is good stuff. I would describe this as a young, untamed sherry peat animal. After sending Marc my tasting note, he reveals the true nature of his
    sample: turns out to be indeed a young Ileach on sherry: the 12 Year Old
    Bowmore club bottling for Fulldram.
    • Nose


      The nose is prickly and sweet, with a hefty helping of peat. It has
      clear coastal elements, but also a dark sweetness. Hints of butane gas,
      sauerkraut and sea salt on the one hand, candid sugar and a handful of sultanas
      on the other. Very entertaining.
    • Taste


      It is very creamy, but also quite piquant on the attack. This must be
      cask strength, no doubt. Probably even over 60% ABV. Clear elements of rubber
      and salted fish (so very brackish), before the dark side reveals itself: plums,
      old leather, raisins. A sturdy fellow, to say the least. I am sure this one
      could do with a bit of water, but my sample is gone before I get round to it.
    • Finish


      The finish is intense, long and a battle between sweet and salt. Oh, my!

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