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Bowmore Laimrig

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Batch 3
Stated Age
15 years old
Number of bottles
53.7 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
03 Aug 2012 2:06 pm
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 156,89

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore Laimrig

39 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.51 points

  1. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Sherry Bomb! Draping smoke. Mouth powerful, suave, velvety, corpulent, preceded by a moderate peat attack. The final envelope, encloses, carpets the palate of coffee and fat nuts. The addition of water did not bring much, if not a note of milk chocolate. Enthusiasm 4/5

  2. Jean-Brice scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    a serious rival of the Uigeadail
    • Nose
      A beautiful medicinal sherry
    • Taste
      fat, sweet
    • Finish

  3. Bishlouk scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    But how good is this Bowmore! The peat / sherry wedding is perfectly successful, balanced, complex. The wood is never invasive nor drying.
    • Nose
      Sherry smoke, hmmm it smells good! I feel the smoke / navy Bowmore side; and the sherry layer comes perfectly to marry with. Leather, spray, hazelnut, tobacco ... Very strong and very complex.
    • Taste
      Badaboum, explosion of exotic spices! Caramelized leather, candied ashes. Smoked peat arrives smoothly to become more and more present and mix with nuts and cooked blacks.
    • Finish
      Long that lining the mouth. A lot of salt and pepper in the throat and on the tip of the tongue. Black tea is revealed, cold ashes. And always this power in the mouth.

  4. ASWhisky scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    A harmonious whisky with dark fruit and dark chocolate
    surrounded by sea, salt, iodine and smoke
    is very balanced which could be boring
    but it is not because he tells us his story
    from his camp under the sea level
    I have touched the sky
    • Nose
      Sherry, fruit, salt, iodine, smoke, actually figs
    • Taste
      Fruit, chocolate in throat smoke with the taste of salty sea breeze
    • Finish
      medium long, pleasant, not very strong
      salty with fruit, harmonious

  5. Edward MacKenzie scored this whisky 92 points Expert Junior

    Incredible Bowmore!
    For me, the perfect smoky sherry whisky!
    Typical Bowmore smoke with a big cargo
    Sherry influences like coffee, dark fruits and some leather.
    The successor is already ready ...

    Very strong 92/100

  6. Calmar scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A cheerful and cheerful mole, perhaps a bit rustic, but pleasant and leaves a positive feeling.
    • Nose
      Dry, open, processed wood, koh-i-nor pencils, light lacquer notes, mineral and sea tones, lemon, raw grain.
    • Taste
      Astringent, oak, pepper-ginger wave, varnish, a little smoke and coal in the background, lemon and orange peel, lollipops.
    • Finish
      Saturated, ginger, oak bitterness, compote of sour berries, burnt biscuits, molasses

  7. schero scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    I need it!
    • Nose
      Thick sweet sherry, light typical Bowmore smoke, no alcohol, meaty raisins, tobacco leaves, coffee
    • Taste
      Strong sweetness, noticeable smoke, strawberry juice, orange peel, oak spice, a bit salty, getting drier
    • Finish
      Salinity, then oak, then smoke and then remains, thick red fruit accompany the finish

  8. AH Whiskyvitrine scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      91 91

  9. alectron scored this whisky 89 points Specialist

    Notes from Laimrig Batch 3 VS Batch 4 head2head
    • Nose
      Very smokey, fat, smoke chamber, bacon, raisins, dusting sugar, strawberry candy, leather, slight copper note. (89)
    • Taste
      Oily, sherry, earthy, smokey, coffee grounds, something a tad sour &
      bitter / some ultra dark chocolate types come to mind briefly but gone
      quickly again, raisins, talcum powder. (90)
    • Finish
      more direct smoke now, also the mineral side coming through, earthy,
      chocolate, slight rubber, faint blackcurrant notes, turning dry with a
      touch of bitterness. (87)

  10. Gloin scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    In the nose, the whisky delivers exactly what you expect from it: sherry and smoke, without one-sidedly limited to these notes. Mouth and finish are wonderful. The whisky is dark and intense and through the combination of sherry and smoke and even more beautifully layered. Despite this intensity, the whisky is dangerously pleasing and easy to drink.
    • Nose
      Immediately a wonderful mixture of light smoke and sherry rises in the nose. In the background, vanilla caramel notes mix with it, followed by anise, sage, earth. Then it starts again: sherry and smoke. Everything fits together nicely.
    • Taste
      A soft, creamy body, moderate onset, and then comes again Sherry accompanied with the light Bowmore smoke, chocolate between milk and dark, slightly oak, a slightly kräutrige touch and a touch of sulfur
    • Finish
      In the finish, the smoke comes through the strongest and the oak is more present than before, the sherry steps back and the chocolate is darker. As the sherry slowly fades, the smoke and oak remain long on the palate.


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