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Bowmore 10-year-old

Overall rating
84.76/100
votes
384
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Inspired by the Devil’s Casks Series
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Casks & Red Wine Barriques
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml
Bottle code
L162311 11:10 272
Barcode
5010496004449
Bottled for
Travel Retail Exclusive
Added on
01 Sep 2016 3:49 pm by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 76.71

46 × in wishlist

384 × member ratings

959 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 10-year-old

56 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.76 points

  1. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Once again a very delicious Bowmore, tasty would be almost unfair - he has character and would rather consciously enjoy being slugged on the side like his (also delicious) little 9-year-old brother, 75 € / liter are quite appropriate.
    • Nose
      the smoke stops first, exotic-sweet fruit note - multivitamin juice (grapefruit / passion fruit slightly dominating) with milk chocolate, gingerbread spice, some peppermint ... after a while, then tasty smoked ham comes along
    • Taste
      short herb-fruity (dark cherry? blood orange?), then dark chocolate, something reminds of Sachertorte, dominoes, with some pepper, here less ham / bacon, more ash, a bit dirty
    • Finish
      long, the exotic fruit notes (passion fruit, grapefruit) sound shortly after, then pepper, ashen-bitter, an illusion of salt and bacon

  2. Gloin scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    On first impression, the whisky is really fun. Both in smell and taste it offers intense aromas of red and yellow fruits, sweet smoke and spicy oak. What more could you ask for.
    At second glance, however, it does not look very harmonious, artificial and artificial. The smell is scented, the taste is mixed with artificial aromas.
    This leaves a whisky that you drink good by the way, that is tasty, and that you like to refill, but you should not switch off the television ...

  3. Archer scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Actually, he is already doing a lot right. Varied and exciting, you taste the origin, but not boring. Less bitter, however, he should have been finally in the mouth and the finish.
    • Nose
      Freshly flavored, spicy smoke rises on fermented fruits. Leather remains in front of a tannery, old tobacco leaves. Spicy at the beginning, then becomes increasingly fruity and shows notes of plums and raisins. Many fine-seasoned spices: cloves, juniper berries, bay leaves, a little cinnamon.
    • Taste
      Currant juice and mild smoke at the beginning. Strong and dry when starting. Dark chocolate, caramel, leather and tobacco give the whisky a "dark" finish. With the time getting bitter, cinnamon is again. Reminds a little of Lindt's Christmas chocolate.
    • Finish
      Medium long, dry, still smoky (cold), with a tart, almost bitter spicy note, lots of chocolate.

  4. Dieter_W scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    For me he leaves a somewhat ambiguous impression. Very nice, loud base one OA Bowmore I'm actually on bittertones. but with this Bowmore they just bother me a bit. The tart comes from the red wine barrels. I really like The Devil's Casks - Small Batch Release III. But dyed according to base. Hard to believe . If only the high price and the color were not
    • Nose
      For me, the orange peel and grapefruit dominate, followed by smoked bacon cubes.
    • Taste
      Here too the sweet grapefruit comes through after the sweetness. Again these smoked fat bacon cubes and tart liquorice.
    • Finish
      medium, an interplay between sweet and bitter.

  5. Mannix65 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    very round and easy to drink - unfortunately the body is a bit weak
    • Nose
      86 86
      Red berries and sour cherries surrounded by a fine cloud of smoke, dark chocolate
    • Taste
      86 86
      Bacon and medium-strong smoke, sugared currant jelly, chocolate with orange oil, leather, some iodine and sweet tobacco - overall a little thin, no muscle man
    • Finish
      85 85
      medium-long finish with delicate smoky sherry fruitiness

  6. besar scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      85 85

  7. zeroya scored this whisky 92 points Newbie

  8. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    A great drinking whisky, you can pour it with a lot of fun and drink it in the evening to a movie, it's fun, the drinking strength is great here and does not look thin
    • Nose
      Fresh and slightly tart sherry, plums, light sweetness, tobacco, flowery notes, unmistakably Bowmore, light smoke, chocolate, marzipan, sour cherry, the nose looks cool due to the freshness, minty overtone, very pleasant to smell, already holds what the framework data promise
    • Taste
      Full-bodied start, sweet, sherry, nut, raisins, espresso, tobacco, chocolate, sour, effervescent, raspberry, also floral here, the smoke is noticeable and here stronger than in the nose, ashy
    • Finish
      dry smoke, mint, the mouth becomes fresher, salt, tingles slightly, oak, more intense, here vinous, red wine touch, creamy at the back

  9. SwiftyMcVeigh scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Round Bowmore, price-performance ratio is ok for the liter bottle.
    • Nose
      86 86
      Spicy peat smoke at the beginning, plum jam, dried fruits, sweetness, pipe tobacco, old leather.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Creamy start. Dry peat smoke, dark cherries, Sachertorte, chilli and ginger alternating with sweetness, slightly bitter orange
    • Finish
      86 86
      Medium length. Black currant, cinnamon, salty peat smoke.

  10. Islay1815 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

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