Bowmore 1984 Sa

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Samaroli (Sa)
Bottling serie
Very Limited Edition
Stated Age
16 years old
Sherry Fino Puncheon
Number of bottles
45.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
16 nov 2008 7:47 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 2453.47

8 × in wishlist

47 × member ratings

43 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Bowmore 1984 Sa

8 users have left 11 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 83.58 points.

  1. notesofmalt scored this whisky 64 points Expert Senior

    Bowmore 1984 - 2000, 16 years, 45% alc. Bottler: Samaroli. Expansion: Sherry Fino Puncheon No. 61930

    Nose: Extreme sulfur aromas meet burning tires. There is also a penetrating aroma of rotting eggs. With a little time, finer aromas emerge: matches, moist brown coal, oilskins. This is followed by eggnog and raisins as well as mold in the cellar. Very ambivalent.

    Palate: Very soapy mouthfeel, develops enormous sweetness. Strong aromas of raisins and dates, a lot of peat smoke and almonds, walnuts and some cinnamon. In addition, there are flowery and floral aromas, the sulfur, on the other hand, is only found in the background and is surprisingly restrained.

    Finish: Long, a curious mixture of nose and palate. Remains sour in the memory with lots of mushrooms and sulfur.

    Conclusion: A completely overlaid sherry barrel, extremely active and correspondingly heavy. No whisky for evening enjoyment. 64/100 points (2021)

    In conclusion, this time I would also like to refer to the official tasting notes that can be found on the baking label: “Smooth and round bouquet with vanilla and cacao beans traces. Intense sea brackishness in the background. Fruity and floral flavors with seaweedy and goudron touch. Well balanced and distinguished taste with a sharp citron wood and barley drop aroma. “By the way, up to € 2,000 for the bottle are now being called….

  2. scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    24 23 23 23 93

    Very unusual and very tasty!
    There is nothing of what is written below by respected whisky maniacs. There is only one persistent feeling that my sample was breathing and cardinal changes have occurred for the better.

  3. lincolnimp did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Ecki 68 are you able to give us a tasting note on this one as you are the highest scorer at 95 points and I was wondering why you rate this so high, as I was looking at this bottle only 2 weeks ago but had little to go on. Just checked Whiskyfun and saw Serge Valentin only scores this 61 points and this bottle has scores of 48-95 so it looks like a love it or hate it kind of whisky?

    He says Nose: pure H2S, rotten eggs, sulphur, matchstick, coal smoke. Not good at all, I’m afraid. Mouth: weird, with some tart smoke, nutrasweet, roasted raisins… Plain un-enjoyable, no wonder this one never sold. 61 points.

    Any information is appreciated.

  4. Ecki68 scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold on 8th of October 2018 at Whiskyauctioneers for 1.415 Pound Sterling.

  5. MrRancho scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      77 77
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      77 77

  6. MrRancho scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    Need some water, then very interesting and unusual
    • Nose
      Metallic, iodine, fine sherry, some smoke, very light toffee
    • Taste
      Balance between metal and sherry, light campfire
    • Finish
      short to medium

  7. Prof.Schoof did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 255 € at Whiskyauction in Apr. 2015

  8. newman346 scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Bowmore 1984/2000 16yo Samaroli 70cl 45% vol. Fino Sherry Puncheon # 61390 Bottle No. 734/798 Scotch malt sales Co., Ltd. This is why I asked for gambling and why I drank it at the sacrifice of Bowmore 1984! Color: Soy sauce that drifts in the hands of a feeling that it seemed to have gone quite Nose: Old barber of hair bursting.Small odor of the table at the restaurant of the old place Soy sauce Gish. Attack: Lucian Gish! Source Gish! Is it the best way to date? Ichiban! Unlike Karuizawa, there is no exhilaration of Hulk Hogan 's Ax Bomber. Age too old woody. From Bourbon Whisky, it' s more awesome than woody. Body: Metabolic middleweight without gloss Taste: Thin lara oil after finishing eating sudden dumplings.The feeling that the old soy sauce of soy sauce pouring mouth has arrived already! Feeling the first mouth I ate the other morning of the morning greens that I left behind? Surprisingly delicious? No elegance at all? Slightly rough, Karin mochi ... It is also a long, better than Glen Garioch! The burned condition of sunburn labels, burnt crumbs, plentiful bursting, but it is never a man geek.What is pro-wrestler Tenryu Genichiro's fascination with Oyaji Gish .... Again, the representative finish hold of the 1990s Japanese Ocean · The enchantment of gray colored suction power of the backside that encompassed ornate, reminiscent of Cyclone · Souplex, Is it a beautiful system over time? It is nothing at all.Yellow peppers, freshly shrieked, tight! Soy sauce It is like giny tight Kanto china bizarre.The wonder is the nuance of the tail hair of Brian's Time of that Leading Sire.The egg sauce of the quiet inside is also visible and wonderful, The coconut milk pushes against Guyguy .. Finish: There is no change from Egg to Elegance at all.It strengthens rather.The sweet and sour pine seems to have poison very much.When time goes on, the juice and oily.the saltiness of the shijimushi juice also There are also nuances of aloes and kiwis without wonder, consistently consistent, eggy, gamble complexity.Well, in loneliness gourmet "Masu there is not Masu! Never masculine !!" Is it a deliciousness two steps before?

  9. helmutgw scored this whisky 48 points Expert Senior

    The feintiest whisky I tried yet. This shouldn’t have been bottled and sold as a single cask whisky. 

    Whisky No. 32193 is even worse, but for different reasons.

    On the other hand: some peope seem to like this stuff. So it’s suum cuique.
    • Nose
      A lot of unpleasant smells come to mind: solvent, scorched plastic etc.. Intense sulphury notes,burnt rubber.

      with water:

      Intensifies the experience!
    • Taste
      Surprisingly different from the nose. Sweetness and flowery notes, just not in a good way. Imagine cheap fragrance or soap.

      with water:

      Displays additionally the sulphury notes from the nose. Now it becomes really nasty.
    • Finish
      A long, lingering finish. Which is, of course, totally undesirable.

      with water:

      It’s a real drag.

  10. helmutgw scored this whisky 48 points Expert Senior

    Sulphury, rubbery to start with, flowery notes from cheap soap as finish.

    This should have been a drop in the ocean of blended whiskies!
    • Nose
      45 45
    • Taste
      45 45
    • Finish
      45 45

  11. helmutgw scored this whisky 48 points Expert Senior

    A total disaster of a whisky! I use it to demonstrate how really bad whisky can taste. It's all burnt rubber, plastic and sulphur.

    I guess, the distiller didn't cut off the feints in time. And the cask surely didn't help either.

    I'm going to add a review and a tasting note in order to analyse this mess for you.


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