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Bowmore 1999

Overall rating
83.70/100
votes
47
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Feis Ile 2008
Vintage
14.06.1999
Bottled
2008
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Limousin Oak
Number of bottles
800
Strength
57.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
10 Oct 2008 6:35 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 828,31

9 × in wishlist

47 × member ratings

103 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1999

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.70 points

  1. markkerr02 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    http://smad.se/provningar/Provning%2084%20Islay%20Festival%202008.html Test 084: Islay Festival - 081011 The whisky tested: Glass 1 Bruichladdich X4 + 1, 65.4%, 594: - kr (50 cl) 1 point
    Glass 2 Bowmore 8Y / 2000, 57.4%, 960: - kr 8 points
    Glass 3 Bunnahabhain 21Y / 1986, 46.7%, 2510: -kr 108 points
    Glass 4 Lagavulin 16Y, 43%, 549: - kr; reference points
    Glass 5 Laphroaig Càirdeas, 55%, 649: - kr 78 points
    Glass 6 Ardbeg Renaissance, 55.9%, 549: - kr 113 points
    Glass 7 Lagavulin 15Y / 1993, 52.9%, 720: - NOK 118 points Testimonials Per Eriksson Bowmore 8Y / 2000, 57.4%, 960: - kr
    Stored on Bordeaux dishes throughout the maturity period.
    Scent: Light smoke, lavender, fruity, sweet, licorice, Christmas cake
    Taste: Smoke, licorice, hint of sulfur, some lavender, some bitterness
    Aftertaste: Bitter, rubber, medium
    Score: 85 Testimonials Bernt Sjödin Bowmore 8Y / 2000, 57.4%, 960: - kr
    Stored on Bordeaux dishes throughout the maturity period.
    Color: Amber colored
    Scent: Vinous, Recton, Fatty, Caramel
    Taste: Smoky, full, sweet, dried fruits, fattons, vanilla tones
    Aftertaste: Long with smoked dried fruit and sweetie
    Score: 83

  2. whiskytheo did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Feis with 2008
    • Nose
      Many coppery smoke along with berry fruits of salinity, toffee, apples, caramelized sugar, and cocoa.
    • Taste
      Thick and spicy with burning peat smoke, chamomile tea, a blend of fruit, a little cocoa, espresso beans, bitter oak, and spicy cranberries.
    • Finish
      Red berries and a little buttery toffee.

  3. Mushinico scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

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

  4. Furtia scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

  5. QuarterCentury did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Bottled exclusively for the 2008 Islay Festival. A blend of three Limousin oak casks. One of only 800 bottles. Each bottle is individually numbered and signed by the distillery manager.

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