Bowmore 12-year-old

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
12 years old
40.0 % Vol.
50 ml 700 ml 700 ml
Added on
29 Apr 2017 5:20 pm by Asterix

Average value

€ 35.13

10 × in wishlist

428 × member ratings

1366 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 12-year-old

38 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 80.54 points

  1. wisekycourse scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    vanilla, lemon, cold smoke, spices, red fruits
    very velvety, honeyed, malty, dry wood, a little damp pebble
    spices, malted velvet, candied fruits, a little caramel, packaged country honey,
    the fine smoke appears, more ashy and cold,
    orange, red, candied fruits on a blended variation in fact with undifferentiated fruits, spices and alcohol in return for a warm finish
    spicy, smoky, fruity, malty, cocoa and creamy, sweetness that holds despite only 40 °, ah a few degrees more and we would have a perfect dram starter.

  2. VB74 scored this whisky 78 points Member Junior

    Smoke, very light with hints of fruits. Basic malt lacking in complexity.

  3. 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.

  4. Xstream scored this whisky 67 points Expert Senior


  5. g2ther scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

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

  6. smokyhenry scored this whisky 85 points Newbie

    Excellent. Well balanced. A lot of quality for relatively little money. I have now carefully tasted about 15 to 20 whiskys (in the price range up to 45 euros) but this one will remain on my list to buy for the time being.

  7. Apikalov scored this whisky 79 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      78 78

  8. Malty1797 scored this whisky 65 points Member Senior

    Yeah no!
    The last Quarter of the bottle turned soapy and it wasn't open for that long.
    • Nose
      65 65
    • Taste
      66 66
    • Finish
      65 65

  9. Issie did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Some cold smoke, pine needles, dried herbs, artificial cherry aroma, some strawberry, a little honey
    • Taste
      Honey, herb candy, some grapefruit, some ash


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