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Bowmore 10-year-old

Overall rating
81.29/100
votes
319
Whiskybase ID
94814
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Dark & Intense
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
10 years old
Casktype
Spanish Oak Sherry Casks & Hogsheads
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml 1000 ml 1000 ml
Bottle code
L172227
Barcode
5010496004531
Bottled for
Travel Retail Exclusive
Added on
12 Apr 2017 3:37 pm by Bowmoregirl
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 44.06

24 × in wishlist

319 × member ratings

867 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 10-year-old

51 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.29 points

  1. LDB did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Orange, chocolate, smoke. 

    Chocolate, smoke, orange. 

    Smoke, orange, chocolate.

    Simple, easily quaffable, but only if you are up to that.

    Works well together with... (surprise, drum roll....) orange chocolate.

  2. Stanzeflasche scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    A vinous earth, crushed grapes, wood chips. The smoke and peat are muted, a bit dusty, the sherry is darker and deeper than usual. Nice balance. A hint of honey, which really awakens in the mouth. It's light, a little peppery, earthy and maderized. The liquor must be kept in the mouth for a while for it to reveal itself, with apricot, grapes and plum. Quite strong finish, not too short, dry earth, hints of smoke, charcoal in retro-olfaction.
    At less than 40 euros, it's a bargain.

    https://ilikesky2020.blogspot.com/2020/06/bowmore-10-yo-dark-intense.html
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      84 84

  3. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    One of my absolute PLV favorites, what better can I not find for 35 € / l.
    Medium, cool smoke with fine sweetness, dark chocolate, a hint of dark berries (blackberry, elderberry), a hint of walnut.
    Of course there is still no elegance and the most intense is not 40%, but you can tell what's going to happen later.

  4. Whisky Hamster scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    The 9 yo sherry version is the better of the two.

  5. hafssol scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    What you'd expect from Bowmore, just a bit younger and bolder. Fair good balance between sherry and smoke, but both elements are more pronounced than on the 12 y.o. Always a good proposal from Bowmore, surely worth the price.

  6. Eigerle scored this whisky 77 points Expert Junior

    Typical Bowmore start in the nose. Honey and a burning campfire. A date sweet. Dried seaweed, but moderate smoke that almost smells like old, slightly musty cardboard towards the end.
    The smoke is perceived more strongly in the taste and goes in the direction of smoked meat. A weak citrus or grapefruit note accompanies the dried fruit from the sherry barrel. Not very complex and extensive.
    Finish: The peat smoke lingers gently. The plum dried fruit sensations go downhill in record time. Mild sweetness to say goodbye and therefore generally pleasant to drink in a hurry. The "intense" hum from the name is of course noticeably missing in the finish.
    A Bowmore that you don't have to have. Pleasant in the throat, but quickly disappeared. With the multitude of Bowmores tasted so far, will I remember that of all people?

  7. rpvdwel scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      81 81

  8. MickMatrix scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Nose is really nice. Sherry and light aromatic smoke.
    Then my mouth is just too watery.
    There would be more to it.

  9. leeho scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      83 83

  10. Expraesi scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      83 83
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      84 84

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