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Bowmore 1968

Overall rating
93.96/100
votes
164
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Anniversary Edition
Vintage
1968
Bottled
2000
Stated Age
32 years old
Number of bottles
1860
Strength
45.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
L493 239L
Barcode
5011333570844
Bottled for
The Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Original Stanley P. Morrison Company
Added on
06 Nov 2007 12:18 pm
UncoloredCask Strength

Average value

€ 7053.89

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164 × member ratings

150 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1968

17 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.96 points

  1. hs305 scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    [November, 2001]  I had my first dram during a Jim McEwan tasting while cruising the river Rhine aboard MS Godesia. 

    In my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50 - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored this 92,5.  My notes state an adorable fruity nose centered around blackcurrant aromas.  The body is well-balanced with fruity, peaty and maritime flavours.  The finish is okay (whatever this meant to me back then - I guess it is medium as I stated short or long finishes with other drams in that line-up).

  2. Prof.Schoof did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 1.405 € at Whiskyauction in March 2016and for 1.310 € in Jan. 2015

  3. ASWhisky scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    both the orange and the chocolate remain subtle
    and underline the noble character of this beautiful whisky

    yes! I am in heaven
    93 out of 100 points

    ranking:
    1st mouth, 1st finish, 2nd nose
    • Nose
      You cut up an orange
      Her sweet and sour juice runs over the wood
      fresh mint and chocolate melt in the pot
      You stir in the juice slowly
      a dash of bright 18y Macallan
      still warm, you try the mix
    • Taste
      smoke can be so tender and seductive
      soft and supple to your tongue
      the orange tingles
      on your palate develops the fine aroma of mint
      Chocolate accompanies her
      like a gentleman with flowers .. (I think he also has violets in the bouquet)
    • Finish
      long
      Smoke and tobacco flow warming in the throat
      Orange and chocolate remain subtle
      fine woody bitterness makes the finish apart
      towards the end finest malt and fruit sweetness with tobacco note

  4. Medea scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    wonderful nose: oldschool, maritime-spicy, not as one-sided fruity as the DT 66er. Very fresh, a touch of smoke. Fresh with a little vanilla ice cream.
    Gaumn: silky-smooth aromas of exotic fruits. Passion fruit, spicy, creamy, some salt. Full-bodied with charming barrel flavors, also fresh, nice and light, spicysweet. A hint of perfume, vanilla. Very long and not a bit tired, becomes more and more fruity with time.
    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  5. Damocles scored this whisky 99 points Newbie

    Perfect whisky, more of it! was unfortunately just a tasting, far too little

  6. Herrmo scored this whisky 100 points Member Senior

    a perfect bowmore. a dream. It could be my favorite dram until the last day .more of that

  7. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Nose is restrained but the tropical fruits start to develop on the palate as expected very nice

  8. Tue134 scored this whisky 95 points Member Junior

    Taste is good

  9. Tue134 scored this whisky 95 points Member Junior

    Taste is good

  10. Tue134 scored this whisky 95 points Member Junior

    Taste is good

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