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Bowmore 12-year-old

Overall rating
81.27/100
votes
142
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml 700 ml
Barcode
5010496080818
Added on
29 Apr 2017 5:20 pm by Asterix
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 37.76

6 × in wishlist

142 × member ratings

425 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 12-year-old

15 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.27 points

  1. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Always good. The typical Bowmorerauch, slightly floral notes, salt, toffee, oak, a bit musty. Compared to older bottlings, I think this is darker, oakier, less fruity and a bit smokier.

  2. VollePulle scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      87 87

  3. Alexandr_Zhurov scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    Great light island whisky.
    • Nose
      85 85
      Light enough, Aylovsky, sea, iodine-sweet, excellent aroma with pleasant light woody notes and smoke in the background.

      You can catch dried fruit, apples, an unusually excellent balance of sherry extract and a suitable sea Ayle theme.

      He recalled the light character of Bigpit.
    • Taste
      82 82
      Sweet woody, a little salt, light honey.
    • Finish
      79 79
      Pleasant iodide finish, no bitterness and spices.

  4. ezioaudit scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

  5. AlbertJohn scored this whisky 85 points Member Junior

  6. Marvin B. scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

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

  7. Andreas W. scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    For me, the Bowmore 12 represents one of the best standards. Not too complex, but fruity, smoky, sweet, no annoying junk and delicious. A few Vol.% Would do him good, but for less than 30 ¬ is an excellent PLV for a really good malt.
    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

  8. pianoman scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Fresh. Light sherry, light honey, hazelnut, a touch of smoky candle wax. Grated orange peel, a little lemon and dry mint.
    • Taste
      Light. Hazelnut, some nougat, a trace of earth. Warm mineral water. Milk chocolate, almonds, a touch of ash. At the end a bit thin.

  9. karloff scored this whisky 86 points Specialist

    This was a sample off a neighbour and I know it's one of his favourites.
    • Nose
      85 85
      There is always that Bowmore light smoke with honey, toffee, old book pages, some spice, new wood, felt tip pen, grassy notes and a little citrus in the background.
    • Taste
      87 87
      It has been a long time since I tried this and to me it's still solid. The standard is still there. My brother loves this because of the light peat, fruit and honey. There is a good balance in there of what average joe and seasoned whisky drinker loves.
    • Finish
      86 86
      The peat just sprinkles itself on the back of the tongue with a pinch of salt.

  10. King_of_Grill scored this whisky 79 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      75 75

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