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Bowmore Mariner

Overall rating
82.22/100
votes
224
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
New Label
Bottled
2009
Stated Age
15 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
200 ml 1000 ml
Bottle code
L092034
Barcode
5010496210628
Added on
27 Aug 2008 3:14 pm
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 92,43

17 × in wishlist

224 × member ratings

553 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore Mariner

23 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.22 points

  1. coldsun scored this whisky 67 points Expert Junior

    Nose before tasting has notes of green apple, raspberry, red berries, and light notes of citric, peat, paint, gum. Caramel, toffee comes after tasting. Taste comes with sea salt, oak, zest and tiny peat. Finish is dry, various and long also with notes of gum and peat.

  2. Dre73 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    pretty pleasants, but it lacks a little more Abv, would make this one much better I guess.
    • Nose
      81 81
      A little smokey, bonfire. Leather, rubber, a bit of peat. Fruity as well, banana, pear
    • Taste
      82 82
      A little pepper, some fruits, citrus, a little of smoke. A bit pale, taste is okay but not very strong.
    • Finish
      83 83
      A little pepper still, some smoke and peat, again some citrus fruits. Middle long.

  3. Calmar scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Potentially a good mole, slightly spoiled by a commercial fortress, balanced, a drink, could be deep and saturated, but it did not work out.
    • Nose
      Raw, cool, sea air, mineral tones, raw pebbles, light, subtle smoke, light notes of lacquer and solvent, drying plaster, raw planks after the rain drying in the sun, lemon liqueur, a bit of fruity and citrus motifs, on the whole very closed .
    • Taste
      Woody lacquer, sweet, calm peppery wave, ginger, burnt sugar, fondant, jam with lemon and orange crusts, light smoke in the background, everything would be nothing, but obviously there is not enough strength - too flattened, too flaxy.
    • Finish
      Continuation of taste, ginger, sweet tea with lemon, orange peel, light spicy oak, then smoke comes out with peat, after the first sips it seems short and poor, but later develops and acquires sufficient depth and duration.

  4. irrerelevant scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    cool stuff, briny bowmore, very interesting
    • Nose
      ripe fruits, round, typical bowmore peat smoke, briny, mineral, very balanced, touch of sherry, some destillate character left
    • Taste
      campfire, sherry sweetness, very briny, caramel, malted barley, dries a little, winy mouthfeel, touch of apple, traces of raspberry
    • Finish
      medium-long, mineral, still smoky and dry with a touch of oak

  5. Okto-Bull scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    I like him. Light smoke, sherry and dry. In addition, a subtle, very nice matching sweetness. Could use 46% but otherwise a really great malt.

  6. Hobbit did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Solid and delicious smoker.
    • Nose
      First, typical Bowmorerauch, raisins, sea, mineral, seaweed, malt, pleasantly sweet, very subtle sherry, raspberry note
    • Taste
      slightly cool, mild, smoke, sea, mineral, raspberry, nice sweetness, getting a bit bitter
    • Finish
      thicker smoke, kelp, some oak and coffee combined with a pleasant "smoky sweetness", apple, medium long, clearly chocolate to the end.

  7. Butz75 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      85 85

  8. Ciro scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

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

  9. Ana Chronist scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      86 86

  10. Laugenbretzel scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      84 84

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