Bowmore 2003

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Hand-filled at the distillery
Stated Age
13 years old
1st Fill Bourbon Hogshead
56.1 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
17 Sep 2016 11:38 am by Eneloop2009
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 325.00

11 × in wishlist

40 × member ratings

66 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 2003

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.88 points

  1. hs305 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    [March, 2019] I had this dram during a FoSM club tasting.

    ...and Bowmore definitely is back on the road of success. This is another excellent Traditional Scotch maturation of the adorable fruity-peaty-maritime Bowmore profile and it is very quaffable. But to be honest, as a drinker I would not spend more than 99 Eurobucks on a bottle like this...
    • Nose
      90 90
      The colour is pale gold and the nose offers the modern Bowmore profile at its best - fruity and peaty aromas in a delicious combo. There are additional maritime and summer floral impressions as well as earthy notes. Quite complex and balanced, but this fine nose vanishes rather quickly upon breathing...
    • Taste
      91 91
      Same on the palate: A tasty fruity-peaty-maritime mix of flavours without any off-note or imbalance. This dram is nicely layered and greatly chewable, I like that! Later some bitter-spicy notes join in which add a new impression. Water releases more aromas in the nose (again, after they vanished before) and turns the taste smoother - I like this dram both neat and reduced to about 46% abv.
    • Finish
      89 89
      The dram arrives a little peppery-hot on the palate (56.1% abv) and immediately coats all of the mouth without distracting feelings. The finish is long and turns more bitter (ashes) with a minor drying moment that is not distracting.

  2. Eneloop2009 scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Original notes from the label:

    To the eye, lustrous 18 carat gold. Breathe in the scent of the vaults with heady ocean-laced mandarin, amber and tee-tree. Sip vetiver and tangerine before a fresh sun-drenched wave of passion fruit and ginger. Savour the lingering complex finish of ocean spiced fruit, bergamot tea and eucalyptus tobacco.

  3. Deloti scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Punchy young bowmore
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88


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