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Bowmore The Devil's Casks - Limited Release III

Overall rating
88.35/100
votes
67
Whiskybase ID
WB77533
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2015
Casktype
1st Fill Oloroso + Pedro Ximénez Sherry Casks
Strength
56.7 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
25 Jan 2016 9:46 am by sebs0n
ColoredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 204.88

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67 × member ratings

237 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore The Devil's Casks - Limited Release III

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.35 points

  1. Julia E S scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    An ingenious umami monster, Maggi, barbecue sauce, soup seasoning, nice, slightly quartzy wood smoke, grilled meat seasoned with rosemary, some laurel with a bit of Bowmore-typical lavender and fizzers.

    All aromas can be found both in the nose and on the palate with a great intensity. In the finish then wood smoke combined with the spices and fizzers.

    For people who like meaty whiskys like me, this is a really great whisky!

  2. AlfredoXVII scored this whisky 90 points Newbie

    Lots of Cherry in the nose, little smoke. Well rounded with a real nice, early punch.

  3. Lu Cifer scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      89 89
      Oil, grease, workshop, hospital, graphite, tusamag (thyme), medicine, preservative, touch of tar. Heavy sherry notes, dark.
      + H2O: aromatic, sweet, heavy syrupy, slightly dark, touch of extinct match, spices, oak.
    • Taste
      90 90
      warm, oily, intense, workshop oil, hemp rope, tusamag, medicinal, sweet, spicy, a little flowery, softening. Alcohol is well integrated, just a hint of spice.
      + H2O: spicy-aromatic, intense, sweet, heavy, trace of maritime, hemp rope, spices, oak, a hint of chocolate. Delicious, a good one!
    • Finish
      89 89
      sweet-tart-sweet-spicy, cough syrup, some smoke, soft, intense, long fading.

  4. JeroenVandeWalle scored this whisky 92 points Expert Junior

    amazing dram. lot's of flavours, give it some time ;o)

  5. Eifelmalt75 scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    Very exotic whisky with a great nose and taste.
    • Nose
      91 91
      Extremely full and complex aroma with a lot of dark fruit, vanilla and slightly smoky.
    • Taste
      91 91
      Very mouth-filling, pleasant and balanced.
      Always soft and oily.
      Very versatile and fascinating.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Distinct bitterness, subtle notes of fruit and smoke.
      A long finish, being less spectacular than the smell and taste.
      Too one-dimensional but still very good.

  6. checkpointrk scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  7. Bowmore Axel scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Nose: Sweet, dark sherry flavors. A hint of smoke. Caramel and vanilla. A touch of sea flavor and very easy farmy.

    Taste: Immediately nice sweet sherry aromas. Clearly astringent. Then coffee - roasting flavors. Caramel and some spice flavors. Bitter - sweet and a little more salt.

    Finish: Astringent. Coffee - roasting flavors. At the end slightly bitter oak and spices.

    Remark: Perfect for lovers of sherry whisky. From me there's 87 points because of the somewhat one-dimensional pronounced Scherrx character (only !!!).
    The first-fill sherry casks have done a good job here.

    Supplement: In the beginning I gave only 84 points but after a few months, after the bottle slowly learned something, the whisky has become much better. Less sherrylastig. Sweetness and some salt are added.
    Now there are 87 points.
    Let's see how he can develop further.

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