- Single Malt
- Douglas Laing (DL)
- Bottling serie
- Old Particular
- Stated Age
- 25 years old
- Refill Hogshead
- DL 9906
- Number of bottles
- 50.2 % Vol.
- 700 ml
- Added on
- 21 Sep 2013 9:57 pm
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21 × member ratings
19 × in collection
Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1987 DL
3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 82.79 points
- Quite complex, rather atypical, a whisky that takes a counterpart.
Nose absolutely not peaty, but full of honey, almond and vanilla. Surprising for a Bowmore.
A sluggish end of peat made its appearance afterwards, but it is very light.
Mouth very soft, not aggressive at all. Slightly peaty, dominated by sweet green fruits.
Ha, finally the passion! Pepper that sends, smoke goes up in the nostrils.
- I have struggled quite a bit with this whisky. For it is in fact very
good, apart from the over the top perfumy side on the palate. Available as of
Thank the Maker, there is no FWP on the nose. It is quite floral though.
But that is something completely different than soapy. It starts off
honeysweet, before hints of its coastal character shine through. Sweet malt,
butterscotch, hints of citrus. Liquorice and only then a salty edge, albeit
It is velvety soft on the palate, mildly peppery, but suddenly does show
quite a lot of lavender and parma violets. Midpalate it comes very close to
that feared soapy side, leaving me a bit disappointed. It is not completely
soapy, mind you, but balancing on that very narrow ledge. Luckily, a bit
smokiness can mask things a bit, but the damage has already been done.
In the almost long finish, I get some more sweet peat, a dying bonfire