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Bowmore 1964 White

Overall rating
94.89/100
votes
105
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
1964
Bottled
2008
Stated Age
43 years old
Casktype
Bourbon cask
Number of bottles
732
Strength
42.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Added on
10 Oct 2008 10:14 am
ColoredCask Strength

Average value

€ 31329.69

44 × in wishlist

105 × member ratings

62 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1964 White

15 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 94.89 points

  1. lincolnimp scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Similar to the Gold but more punchy in its delivery.

    Like the Gold you tend to appreciate it more once you have finished the glass. The finish is top drawer, leaves you wanting more.
    • Nose
      More Substantial than the Gold in my view being much more expressive.

      Slight coffee notes, varnish, honeycomb, faint toffee.
    • Taste
      Smooth, honeyed, hot buttered toast (brown bread), slightly oily, honeycomb, definite notes of custard and perhaps a little sulphur?

      Less fruity than the Gold.
    • Finish
      Long and smooth and refined

  2. Deloti scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    sampled in 2013, I don´t think I can afford to try it again... here we go anyway
    • Nose
      95 95
      Usual nose of these 50s-60s bowmores. Wonderful, exotic fruits, bananas, tangerines, chocolate, honey, grapefruit. Fresh
    • Taste
      93 93
      Toffee, honey, oranges, damp earth, subtle peat, passion fruit, mango. Well balanced and creamy
    • Finish
      96 96
      Very long towards the charcoal and maritime side rather than the fruity one

  3. Comber scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    Silky-smooth aromas of exotic fruits: plenty of passion fruit, pineapple, orange, mango and banana. Deliciously creamy. Then spicy, also some salt. Some light peat smoke. Full-bodied with charming fresh flavors, also floral, nice and light, spicysweet.
    Wonderful dram.

  4. DarrenHJA scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Sampled in 2016 at a friend's house. Notes indicated a creamy profile filled with guava, peach, lemon custard, creme brulee and egg tarts.
    • Nose
      91 91
      Fruity character
    • Taste
      95 95
      Baked goods as above.
    • Finish
      94 94
      Intensely long and complex. Goes on and on.

  5. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 96 points Connoisseur

    You could nose this one for ages, brilliant tropical fruits and a finish that reminded me of bouquet with grapefruit mango pineapple, you name it, absolutely brilliant

  6. whiskynerd_ scored this whisky 96 points Member Senior

    Love this dram, tropical nose, with a tangy sherbet note in the pallete with a lasting finish... I still dream about it.

  7. detachedblue scored this whisky 95 points Connoisseur

    Extremely tropical, I prefer this light version much much more than the black Bowmore.
    • Nose
      Outrageously fruity, lemon, extremely creamy, great passion fruits, extremely floral as well, lemon oil and leather.
    • Taste
      Big and floral, utterly tropical, pineapple, bee waxes, passion fruits, Magnolia flowers, wood tannins, herbal, fresh cut mints, mintedchocolates, burned corn cane.
    • Finish
      Long, chocolates with topped cream, waxy, sweet, grapefruits, persimmon。

  8. lincolnimp scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Score head to head for 1964 Bowmore, in this order.

    Bowmore Gold 1964 42.4% = 91

    Bowmore White 1964 42.8% = 93

    Bowmore Black 1964 50% Fist Edition = 92

  9. lincolnimp scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    It is the finish of this whisky that you realise you are tasting something really old.
    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      95 95

  10. Safran scored this whisky 97 points Member Senior

    One of the
    best (or even the best) whisky I ever tried. I can even justify it's
    price! (almost). Someone wants to pour me some more? :)
    • Nose
      Full bouquet of tropical fruits! Really fresh, light and full. Not too woody. Not to much to add. One of the most impressive aromas I ever tasted.
    • Taste
      Same greatness here. fresh, full of tropical fruits, ripe fruits
      and bit of corn and vanilla. Not too dry or woody.

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