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Overall rating
88.47/100
votes
20
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Strength
70 (proof)
Size
757 ml
Label
Brown dumpy with cork stopper
Added on
06 Jan 2013 3:11 pm

Average value

€ 1556.92

3 × in wishlist

20 × member ratings

32 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore De Luxe

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.47 points

  1. Dram Dracula scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    No age statement. 1 2/3 oz mini, 70 proof. Totally chuggable.
    • Nose
      92 92
      Great, tropical fruity nose.
    • Taste
      91 91
      Ruined by low proof. 70 proof means 40%. Probably less than barely minimum now. I guess they didn't know what they had back then. Shame. Still, 91 points is no slouch, but at full proof, or even 43% (really, did you just say that?!?), this would be at least a 93 points.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Weakest part. Of course. Old, heavily diluted whiskies, usually don't end as well.

  2. detachedblue scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Superb tropical Bowmore, tasted at Old and Rare show London 2020, maybe the nose was magnified by the 1920 blenders glass...
    • Nose
      Explosive tropical fruits, kiwis, some high esters, gasoline, farmy, dried mango, quite salty, dried apricots.
    • Taste
      Mellow, silky, almost no peat, very fruity and hot, coconut, mango milk.
    • Finish
      Medium, sweet and creamy, very peaty.

  3. Luigisim scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

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

  4. Luigisim scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    The many faces of Peat
    Old and Rare Show Tasting 2020

    Here is my personal ranking

    1. Lagavulin 12 yo, OB green glass, 43%
    1. Port Ellen 10yo, Scottish Wildlife SV, 43%

    3. Caol Ila 15yo, The Manager's Dram, 63%
    3. Bowmore De Luxe, OB '70, 70 proof

    5. Ardbeg 11yo, Sestante, 59,4%
    5. Laphroaig 10yo, Batch #001, 57,8%

  5. svenske2015 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    more about these bottles: https://www.whiskynotes.be/2017/bowmore/bowmore-de-luxe-bowmore-12-years-dumpy/

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