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Bowmore 1999

Overall rating
85.54/100
votes
43
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Feis Ile 2009
Vintage
14.06.1999
Bottled
2009
Stated Age
09 years old
Casktype
Sherry / Bourbon / Wine Cask
Number of bottles
900
Strength
57.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
31 May 2009 5:38 pm
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 305,98

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Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1999

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.54 points

  1. Mushinico scored this whisky 85 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

  2. Furtia scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. QuarterCentury did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Bottled
    exclusively for the 2009 Islay Festival. One of only 900 bottles. Each
    bottle is individually numbered and signed by the distillery manager. Distilled in June 1999. A marriage of five different casks: one Sherry, two Bourbon and two Bordeaux
    wine casks.

  4. CrilleVBG scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    This whisky is too sharp for me. If you put water in it, it only gets worse.
    • Nose
      Strong, with lots of alcohol and vinegar. And hints of peat.
    • Taste
      Powerful taste of alcohol. The taste of winey notes is definitely there. I can find good peppery attack here too.
    • Finish
      Medium long finish, with lots of alcohol.

  5. magic_slim scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    A good example how tasty young Bowmore can be. Recommended.
    • Nose
      Tingling. An interesting mixture of red wine and peat smoke dominates at the beginning. Later on some more complex fruity notes are coming up - plum butter and ripe mangos. Very nice.
    • Taste
      Warming, clean and sharp alcohol. Again a mixture of red wine or red grapes and peat. Mirabelle schnapps. Needs water!
    • Finish
      Medium long but after the second swallow it will keep you warm from deep inside for a very long time. Wine, peat and hot pepper.

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