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Bowmore 1990

Overall rating
89.13/100
votes
18
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
The Fèis Ìle Collect1oN 2017
Vintage
1990
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
27 years old
Casktype
Port Casks
Number of bottles
200
Strength
52.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottled for
Distillery Exclusive
Added on
05 Jun 2017 2:47 pm by rottendon
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 1122,75

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18 × member ratings

40 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1990

1 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.13 points

  1. rottendon scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    Well mine that is definitely not, something superimposed and unfortunately the wrong newmake. It is much more bearable and warm with life, so that really separates worlds, but not mine.
    I was on the verge of giving 82 points, but he warmed it up again. But I am absolutely sure that this malt will find its fans, it is definitely exceptional!
    • Nose
      Despite the age still fruity, juicy red berries, hardly any smoke. And ups, there they are, the violets. Warehousekalt definitely still bearable, let's wait and see. With service life comes a bit dusty basement and the smoke is a bit stronger. Warms up more violets, I stand in the violet field.
    • Taste
      In the mouth, I'm very disappointed, I have never violets in the mouth, but really nice are not so, detergent, or softener. It dries extremely fast and has a good load of tannins, borderline. The onset is extremely mild, the consistency is relatively thin. In the mouth it gets warmed up much better, to the strongly reduced violets join now also some unripe berries, which give the tannins also longer longer. However, he is not so mild now.
    • Finish
      In the finish, there is then charcoaled oak wood, damn long, definitely too long for me. Also works a bit metallic. Here too warmed up even more intrusive, which are now no violets, but pickled plums, for even longer, in principle, but makes the matter better, especially because they no longer look artificial. Oh man, is that long ...

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