Bowmore 1968

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Vintage Distillation
Stated Age
37 years old
Bourbon Wood
Number of bottles
43.4 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
02 May 2009 12:57 am
UncoloredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 6888.49

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54 × member ratings

65 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1968

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 94.20 points

  1. Thinh Nguyen scored this whisky 95 points Expert Junior

    Exceptional. Very fruity (apricot, raisin, orange, peach...) very mineral, complex, changing over times.

  2. Andytka3 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Open with oily, savoury fried pastry with trademark sea breeze,
    underlay with fine bourbon cask characters. Exotic fruits, lychee,
    rambutan, grapefruits and orange emerge after the layer of warm wood. P- Creamy, velvet and well rounded, good weight on the liquid with
    juicy sweet tropical fruits, flavoured with dash of spices from the oak.

    F- Smooth with smokes arise at the back of palate. Oily pastry come back with warming spices. Long and mouth coating.

    — at The Whisky Bar, Kuala Lumpur.
    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      94 94

  3. WhiskyNotes scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Lovely stuff, even though it plays only two cards: fruits and oak. In my memory the 1968 Anniversary Edition was slightly better.
    • Nose
      Typical '68 fruit basket, albeit a little delicate, especially on tropical fruits. Passion fruit, pink grapefruit, tangerine, kumquat, kiwi... Very silky. Freshly crushed mint and a little eucalyptus oil as well. Rosehip. Cedar wood. Something of diesel oil in the background. Very nice to say the least.
    • Taste
      Medium body, on grapefruit / kumquat to start with, then green banana and papaya. Fresh and slightly sourish, due to the citrus and the oak. Grows spicier (nutmeg, clove, pepper). Aniseed and mint again. Faint mineral notes too.
    • Finish
      Medium long, still very fruity but in a more zesty way, with oak growing stronger.


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