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Bowmore 12-year-old

Overall rating
90.04/100
votes
34
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
1985
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
11 Apr 2009 10:38 am
Uncolored

Average value

€ 374,00

7 × in wishlist

34 × member ratings

59 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 12-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.04 points

  1. rottendon scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Sensational, just great! Everything is just right here. Perfectly balanced. If the standards still tasted like this today, my shelf would be full of them.
    By the way, I wouldn't have packed it after Islay, today there is a lot more mallet, and I had no smoke in my nose.

    Notes from a blind tasting.
    • Nose
      91 91
      Fresh, fruity and creamy at the same time, furniture polish, fresh, slightly unripe mirabelles, cinnamon, but then also develops old bottle flavor. Mineral notes appear, along with tropical fruits, very complex. Reminiscent of the 1970s Speysider, which has come onto the market in recent years. Warmed up even denser, waxy, much furniture polish now.
    • Taste
      91 91
      Creamy, full, ripe fruit, black currant, light smoke. Lots of strength for 40%, well-balanced sweetness, slightly mineral.
    • Finish
      90 90
      Goes very slowly, still looks creamy, here too the smoke is only very minor.

  2. Mr. D. scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. FineSpirits_butler1 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    I got a 43% version with screw cap - soon the bottle will be added.

  4. svenske2015 did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This bottle was sold on whiskyauction.com on 11/04/2015 for 317 EUR;

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