Whiskybase

Bowmore 18-year-old

Overall rating
84.33/100
votes
11
Whiskybase ID
WB45755
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
18 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
200 ml
Added on
30 Oct 2013 6:17 pm

2 × in wishlist

11 × member ratings

69 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 18-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.33 points

  1. Jackson05 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    N: salty, beef stock, a nice ashiness throughout, grapes and cantaloupe. Maple syrup, raisins, perhaps a little tobacco. All the elements are there, perhaps a little weak is all

    T: light mouthfeel, simple syrup, grape juice, salt, wet ash. Perhaps a little sweet but again some nice flavor in moderation

    F: red wine, smoke and wet ash, medium finish. Licorice

    Not bad. It’s a little restrained and perhaps a little sweet at times, but I enjoy it. Not something I would seek out. My favorite of the core range for sure.

  2. BeatF scored this whisky 82 points Moderator

    Cinderella in her early phase: a little unimpressive, but the facilities are there and await their discovery
    • Nose
      a bit salty, a bit like ashes, a little bit of menthol, a little bit fruity, a bit like tobacco, just a bit of everything and not completely convincing
    • Taste
      Honey, not exactly definable fruits, ashes
    • Finish
      And this conglomerate does not discharge itself so badly with finally violent liquorice, which lingers a little longer.

  3. peatbogger scored this whisky 87 points Specialist

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. peatbogger scored this whisky 87 points Specialist

    • Nose
      white board marker, bicycle rubber inner tube, raisins, sweet dark fruits, a little honey, old wood, fresh moist rolling tobacco
    • Taste
      fruity then spices, cinamon and ginger, initially oily mouth feel but it goes watery if kept too long, sweet but yet some bitterness
    • Finish
      goes very dry at the end, a few sweet and very tasty rasberries turned up at the very end of each sip

Tastingtags

Add tasting tags by clicking the flavours you recognized in this whisky.

Whiskybase

Whiskybase is founded in 2007 with the goal to create the biggest resource of whisky information in the world. A community driven website built by and for whisky enthusiasts.  




Whiskybase B.V. 
Zwaanshals 530 
3035 KS Rotterdam 
The Netherlands 

KVK: 52072819
VAT: NL850288836B01

Copyright © 2021


Forgot your password?

Login