Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bourbon & Sherry Cask from America & Europe
43.0 % Vol.
1000 ml
Bottle code
Added on
06 Apr 2014 7:37 pm by wacher

Average value

€ 51,42

11 × in wishlist

241 × member ratings

528 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore Gold Reef

40 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.50 points

  1. Cicero did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    very pleasant and much better than I expected due to the previous notes that I have read.
    I like the honey and creamy mouthfeel
    Also get an "easy-drinking" from me
    • Nose
      at the beginning, there are not many flavors.
      it takes a few minutes in the glass to unfold
      again subtle smoke, sweet Zirusfrüchte, oak and honey, yes a lot of honey. Very pleasant
    • Taste
      little smoke, a lot of honey-sweetness, light oak and a creamy and buttery mouthfeel

  2. ASWhisky scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    a nice whisky
    an always welcomed dram
    • Nose
      sweet orange, pineapple, vanilla, behind Islay with peat and salt water but far away
      salty laundry with pineapple juice
      quite ripe peach fruit whose peel is rubbed off with the hands
    • Taste
      soft and very ripe peach, oranges, some pineapple juice,
      Nut, creamy milk chocolate, seasoning & peat
      on the palate comes nice light smoke
    • Finish
      Sage, orange, peat
      Malt and a bit bitter sweetness
      Wood >>> a little salt liquorice
      >> Smoke comes again

  3. dram-drinker scored this whisky 79 points Moderator

    Okayish but I don't like it too much
    • Nose
      80 80
      Woody, leather - the big boots on the leather couch
    • Taste
      79 79
      Oily, more leather
    • Finish
      78 78
      Medium long, warm, woody and leathery

  4. schengel10 scored this whisky 73 points Connoisseur

    Travel Retail Bottling;
    • Nose
      süss, deulich Vanille, Rauch, Zitrusfrüchte (Mandarine, Pfirsisch);
    • Taste
      milder fruchtiger Antritt (Ananas, Pfirsisch), Vanille, Rauch, leichte Würze;
    • Finish
      mittellanger, würziger, fruchtiger Abgang; leicht bitter werdend;

  5. Bullionstattsuppe did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Malthead: 81 points

  6. Fight65 scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

  7. Okto-Bull scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Wow, damn tasty for the price. He has a nice, fruity sweetness in the taste. The finish is then a little too oval. Great PLV.

  8. hans1971 scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      83 83

  9. Oldpultnie scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      79 79

  10. Oldpultnie scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sweet , light vanilla cream and little mint.
    • Taste
      Malt, sea salt, coastal notes, oil and a bitter sweet end. Not filling, not chewy. A bit light allover.
    • Finish
      Medium finish, spicy but not too much and also the bitterness keeps hanging around.


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