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Overall rating
87.72/100
votes
57
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Blackadder (BA)
Bottling serie
Raw Cask
Vintage
13.03.2001
Bottled
10.2013
Stated Age
12 years old
Casktype
Oak Hogshead
Casknumber
20065
Number of bottles
316
Strength
59.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
for the Nectar
Added on
01 Dec 2013 5:20 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 159.46

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57 × member ratings

60 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 2001 BA

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.72 points

  1. Hvdree scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

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

  2. Dyno scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    decent whisky but i am not a huge fan of bowmore it seems
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. yapi scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    More than 2 years after release these are still on the shelves. That should not take much longer, since the quality might have gone up a notch from it's time in the bottle, and it does bring a big load of typical bowmore citrus zest and smoke. For a now very good price, considering the price changes from the past years for a 12yo Islay peated Scotch. 89 points in my book, that's more then okay for an 85 euro islay malt. Supports water well! 

    funny detail, I remember I liked it already in 2013, but thought the price was a bit too steep. Now, I didn't hesitate to buy more then one. Enjoy! 

  4. markjedi1 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Solid Bowmore, but I
    have had better. Around 90 EUR, which I find too much for what you get.
    • Nose
      I do not get the
      typical citrus from the get-go on the nose. It starts off quite malty and
      reminds me a bit of white bread. The crust, mostly. Or breadcrumbs. On the
      second wave it get some sweetness in the shape of vanilla and a salty edge, undoubtedly
      from the peat. There is a bit of smoke, but mostly I am reminded of breakfast
      pastry. After five minutes I even get some stable scents. I would call this an
      atypical nose.
    • Taste
      It is quite oily and
      soft on the spices on the palate. A lot more spices than on the nose, but
      still. The peat now shows itself from the start and offers quite a bit of
      smoke, contrary to the nose. It even reminds me a bit of the new make.
      Immature, but nevertheless very good. Midpalate it becomes a touch bittersweet
      as if from grapefruit.
    • Finish
      The finish is long,
      warm and drying.

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