- Single Malt
- Distillery Bottling
- Stated Age
- 30 years old
- Number of bottles
- 50.0 % Vol.
- 750 ml
- Added on
- 06 Apr 2009 12:44 pm
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50 × member ratings
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Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1963 Anniversary
5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.53 points
- Reminded me of white bowmore with its brilliant tropical nose. Wonderful!
- This is more balanced and intense than the black Bowmore, I strongly prefer.
Very leathery, high-end leather. Smoky and peaty, similar to an inter-trade bottle, not so elegant like other Bowmore in the 60s. Dates from the sherry influence. Now the tropical bomb appears, grapes, papaya, similar to Black Bowmore, but more intense and focused, seaweeds, top tier sherry
Sour, inky and peaty, tropical fruits, tannins, big, extremely lemony, fruity, banana, extremely good, fresh melons.
Long, tropical fruits, sweet melons and engine oil, leather, lemon, long tea and seaweeds.
- http://kaypingers-whiskyblog.de/frontend/fullarticle.php?id=195 Color: full gold
Nose: Tobacco, leather, wet cardboard and a fine spiciness of cinnamon, cardamom, paprika, sea salt and white pepper is in the glass. Coal, ash, peat, sports bandages and old car tires go hand in hand with red fruit tea, caramel, honey and vanilla. Yes!
Taste: Creamy-round body with a lot of spice! Fresh, juicy mint, salt, loads of black pepper, chili, red pepper and subtle fruit nuances of orange and red apples. With leather, tobacco, almonds and wood. A freshness of mint and eucalyptus as well as medicinal notes go over into the finish.
Finish: Long - fresh and spicy with nutmeg, cardamom, cinnamon, salt, pepper and eucalyptus; green, fresh notes of seaweed, algae, iodine-rich smoke and peat stick to the tongue. Over time getting creamier with emerging chocolate and cocoa notes.
Remark: The finish is already outrageously good!
95 points (nose: 95 / taste: 95 / finish: 96)
- Conclusion: 93/100 points - "nice old Bowmore". The 30th Anniversary offers many flavors of the "good old days" such as walnuts and bitter wood on the finish. This whisky is something special and deserves a proper tasting with a lot of time. He thanks this with a fantastic development! Great. Link to the tasting on my blog: http://www.tasting-notes.de/Archive/335
A tight, closed nose. He needs some time to breathe, then he sells flavors of sultanas, oranges and black pepper. A hint of smoke in the background. Through prolonged breathing aromas of vanilla and freshly baked cookies.
Starts quite alcoholic with hints of caramel, plums, dark berries and some orange. Complex and intense. Delicious. When the alcohol is gone, flavors of fresh walnuts and chocolate open.
Long, intense finish with plenty of dried fruit and towards the end bitter wood. In the background a slight hint of fresh walnuts.
- A 30 year old Bowmore bottled in 1963, the year that Stanley Morrison bought the company, and released as a celebration of the 30th year of his ownership.