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Overall rating
86.22/100
votes
34
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Chester Whisky & Liqueur Company (CWL)
Vintage
1998
Bottled
2013
Stated Age
15 years old
Casktype
Refill Bourbon Hogshead
Number of bottles
242
Strength
55.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
05 Mar 2013 11:37 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 96,00

3 × in wishlist

34 × member ratings

42 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1998 CWL

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.22 points

  1. Georges scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  2. Georges scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Peat smoke, citrus, apples , medicinal notes, grapes, hay, ashy
    • Taste
      Peat smoke, fruity (citrus, tangerines, grapefruit), vanilla, salty, ashy 
    • Finish
      Long, smoky, dry, spicy

  3. yapi scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    ages well after 2 years in a closed bottle. 1 point extra, 89. 

    great bourbon Bowmore profile, if you're in to that. ;-)

  4. markjedi1 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Great Bowmore, no two ways about it. Reminds me of a
    crossbreed of the Bowmore 2002 for Dramlot and the first Smoking Buffalo, but
    with more depth and sexy curves.
    • Nose
      The nose is very soft, despite the relatively high
      ABV. Bittersweet. Loads of citrus, as well as Boskoop apples and gooseberries.
      Graeffe (light brown) sugar. The peat and medicinal touch are certainly there,
      but not pushy at all. Imagine yourself on the hay loft of a seaside farm. Hints
      of ashes.
    • Taste
      Quite oily and silky soft. All kinds of citrus (lime,
      lemon and a slightly bitter pink grapefruit) and soft, sweet vanilla lock heads
      with the peat and the brine. These now truly claim their place. Evolves from
      sweet to bittersweet. Some more ashes than on the nose. Very drinkable, no
      water needed.
    • Finish
      The finish is punchy, spicy and long with a dry
      terminus.

  5. MaltMartin scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A delicate and mild Bowmore.
    • Nose
      Smoky and iodine, but quite fresh. Some citrus fruit. 
    • Taste
      Oily. Soft peat. Pepper and nutmeg. Some sweet fruit notes as well. It's all very delicate.
    • Finish
      Medium long with some bitterness

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