Bowmore Mizunara Cask Finish

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Mizunara Cask Finish
Number of bottles
53.9 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
20 Aug 2015 11:36 am by rwc
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 2108.89

73 × in wishlist

105 × member ratings

166 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore Mizunara Cask Finish

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.79 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 90 points Moderator

    There is this special smell on the nose of overripe papaya that reminds me of slightly rotten fruits, otherwise the smoky touch is really not bad and makes quite different than the Yamazaki Mizunara Cask - overall quite OK
    • Nose
      89 89
      Overripe papaya, little smoky, tobacco, vanilla, pepper, mango, passion fruit, peach, banana, little mossy, green fruits
    • Taste
      91 91
      Little punchy, oily, fruity, peppery, vanilla, subtle sweetness, some tropical fruits, mango, pineapple, little smoky, fruit juice, hints of green tea, green apple - pretty good
    • Finish
      90 90
      Medium long, warm, spicy, little fruity, smoky, little herbal

  2. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Found the nose a bit disappointing and not too complex but the palate makes for it with even a touch of tropical fruits, enjoyable but too expensive

  3. WhiskyBjorn83 scored this whisky 73 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      tobacco, sherry, orange, red fruits (strawberries), smoke
    • Taste
      pepper, dry, vanilla, oak, peat
    • Finish
      pepper, tobacco, vanilla, sherry

  4. detachedblue scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    A good and elegant peated malt, can find too much mizunara effect.
    • Nose
      Very gentle and light, very shy at the beginning and then after 20mins, more peat, sweet melon, fresh cream, caramel, hint of sherry, red fruits
    • Taste
      Leather, a lot more peaty than the nose suggested, sweet candied water, very dry but not too bitter.
    • Finish
      Bitter, rather flattish finish

  5. RL_whisky scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Definitely needs time! I tried this a couple of times before finding the time it which point I found it most agreeable. Keep monitoring it though, it changes relatively rapidly.
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      84 84

  6. XorLophaX scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Conclusion: 90/100 points - "Chameleon Whisky". The Bowmore is unfortunately hard to get and if then already at prices 100% + over the issue price. However, you not only get an excellent collector's bottle, but also an interesting Bowmore. Rarely have I had a whisky in my glass that was almost changeable and has changed over time over and over again. One thing is clear: there is much to discover here! Link to my blog mot Photos: http://www.tasting-notes.de/Archive/365
    • Nose
      In the nose you take a very enjoyable smell of roses, plums, and some smoke was. This is rounded off with dry wood. With water it becomes sweeter and rounder, less intense, with hints of ash.
    • Taste
      On the palate, the Bowmore is very sweet with subtle notes of wood, paired with vanilla in orange. With water it becomes even sweeter and unfolds notes of caramel, toffee and sugar cane. But loses fruitiness.
    • Finish
      Intensive but rather short, ashes of cigarettes, coal, some wood With water and air liquorice unfolds in the end.

  7. Drochaid scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    "... The Shiretoko Peninsula (Jap. 知 床 半島, Shiretoko-hantō), located in the easternmost part of the Japanese island of Hokkaido and juts into the Sea of ​​Okhotsk in. The area is very remote and in large part only on foot or with the Boat to reach
    The peninsula is home to numerous species of deciduous and coniferous trees, such as the oak Quercus crispula (Mizunara ). ... "

    Source: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shiretoko-Halbinsel#Flora_und_Fauna

  8. FedeBosco scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

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