Bowmore 25-year-old

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
New Label
Stated Age
25 years old
43.0 % Vol.
700 ml 750 ml
Added on
02 Sep 2008 5:04 pm

Average value

€ 422.79

29 × in wishlist

203 × member ratings

317 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 25-year-old

28 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.66 points

  1. ASWhisky scored this whisky 62 points Connoisseur

    25y whisky for 250,00 €
    I can not find words for that
    • Nose
      Manure from the cowshed mixed with soapy water
    • Taste
      very dominant when starting the wrong note violet oil ...
      with a flashback to the cowshed and the soapy water
      with much love and effort:
      floral notes, some chocolate and tired fruits
    • Finish
      Violet oil, flowers, chocolate,

  2. Jackson05 scored this whisky 73 points Expert Senior

    I remember tasting this a while ago and the lineup that particular night was unfair, to say the least. So I’ll give it a proper go in it’s own spotlight.

    N: honey, heather, the smallest touch of wax, raspberries starting to turn, teasing leather, frustratingly weak.

    T: leather, astringent, bergamot, tannins, flat

    F: dry, slightly bitter, chocolate, tobacco, oak. Very short.

    Unfortunately my original impressions stand. It’s all very flat, without any real special notes. Especially for an Islay. Really disappointing. My least favorite of the core range.

  3. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Well it's really not very good. But I laughed so much and it's so much an experience in itself that I can not put less than 3/5 in enthusiasm!
    Whisky n ° 1686
    • Nose
      Floral, delicate, with a touch of bacon but also a little soap.
    • Taste
      Ooh La La ! Ultra fluid to the touch.
      But then in terms of aromas, it's SOAP A VIOLET!
    • Finish
      And it continues !!! Persisting with that!

  4. dinis scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    i not understand ...many people dont like this...but this lovly sherry and smoked peated 25y to me is very chieep....one laga 25y cust mutch more...corse is better but 245€ for this sherry in this time ...now all destileries dont have many old stocks...i think more 2 years it cost 300/400€...now is the time for buy this old stocks...

  5. KauffmanMD scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    So weak. Not a good representation of Bowmore IMO
    • Nose
      75 75
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  6. Dottore scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Interchangeable, quite austere and soapy Bowmore. I do not like the structure very much. Ashen, minerish and dry in the mouth. Aqueous. Too bad...

  7. SUSPIRIA.FOX scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

  8. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    The colour is mahogany. The nose starts with strong perfume note. Further aroma goes to dried fruits, raisin, light peated smoke, oak, berries jam, black currant, old furniture varnish, cacao and chocolate notes. The palate is peaty and perfume with notes of furniture varnish and grilled meat. The finish is long and perfume with spices, furniture varnish, dried fruits and light peated smoke notes. Bowmore 25YO is closed to be perfect. It has very good balance between sweetness, peatness and perfumeness. I love such Bowmore! I gave 92 points.

  9. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Fruit notes, which originate from Sherry & old peat. Soft, wood not dominant. Typical Bowmore flavor. Very tasty, albeit with a short finish.

  10. peatbogger scored this whisky 83 points Specialist

    Sample from the distillery bar.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      83 83


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