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Bowmore 1995 Craftsmen's Collection

Overall rating
90.31/100
votes
120
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Maltmen's Selection
Vintage
13.07.1995
Bottled
2008
Stated Age
13 years old
Casktype
Sherry Butts
Casknumber
1551 - 53, 59 + 60
Number of bottles
3000
Strength
54.6 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 700 ml
Bottle code
L082305
Barcode
5010496001882
Bottled for
Distillery Shop Bottling
Added on
22 Dec 2008 10:32 am
UncoloredCask Strength

Average value

€ 801.57

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Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1995 Craftsmen's Collection

14 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.31 points

  1. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    There are just a lot of great sherry bowmores and that's one of them.
    • Nose
      The nose cries Bowmore, very sherry-heavy and there is also this floral note, which is often associated with the violet, pleasant slightly salty smoke, tidy chocolate, dark, a really fatty nose
    • Taste
      intense, oily, fruity, with nice sweetness, violets, sherry, medium smoky level, ashen, dark chocolate, overall rather dry mouthfeel, dark fruits, raisin sauce, a breeze of salt, you can really chew, great integrated alcohol
    • Finish
      creamy, chocolate, chopped nuts, the smoke is weaker, the whole mouth is still full of aromas, very pleasant

  2. ctu scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    This is a whisky, big Bowmore, the whole pallet of the distillery behind the sherry.
    • Nose
      Big sherry, prune, milk chocolate, salt and gunpowder.
    • Taste
      Sherry, peat, plenty of fruits, salt, tar, smoke, mint, cocoa and orange oil.
    • Finish
      Long, sweet, smoky.

  3. LukasJakubDrabek did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Bowmore Tasting Notes

    Nose: Aromas of demerara sugar, prunes and cherry chocolate liqueurs are complemented with lightly smoked oak chips.

    Palate: Incredibly complex with rich cocoa butter, burnt zesty orange peel and dark chocolate underpinned with a dry peat smokiness.

    The finish is long and sweet with just a hint of peat smoke.

  4. whiskycuse scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Tasting Notes:

    https://whiskycuse.wordpress.com/2013/10/12/bowmore-maltmens-selection19952008-ob/

  5. Murmelkasten scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  6. Whisky_Wolf scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      91 91

  7. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    N: pepper, liquorice, plums, gun powder and nutmeg
    T: drying, liquorice, grains, whole meal bread, nutmeg and cinnamon
    F: liquorice, peat smoke and spices
    tasted with Aby and JJ

  8. checkpointuk scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    http://www.weinkenner.de/2013/bowmore-springtide-for-travel-retail-und-maltmens-selction-aus-der-craftsmens-collection-29260/ Color: Old gold with amber
    Nose: Soft dry sherry, cognac notes, tobacco, notes of balsamic, oily, peaty and smoky underlays; straight sherry peat rail!
    Taste: Sweet honey and sugar combined with sherry aromas, prominent peat, spicy and salty. Dark fruit, with resinous tart notes of pine needles and herbs. But also traces of tar are included in the transition to the woody-peaty finish.
    Finish: long and witty, with oak, resinous-green and bitter notes. Again some honey and dry-green-fading. The peat note, however, is powerful above all else.
    89 points (nose: 90 / taste: 89 / finish: 89)

  9. getz did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    The maltmen have hand selected five casks from the distillery vaults to produce this limited edition `Maltmen`s Selection". From all the casks quietly maturing at Bowmore Distillery they have selected five sherry butts originally filled with the clear Bowmore spirit on the 13th of July 1995.

  10. pilgrim77 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This is the Maltmen`s Selection bottling, originally only available from the distillery shop. I think this is the first edition release in the Craftsmen`s Collection series. 

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