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Bowmore 1988

Overall rating
89.93/100
votes
46
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Vintage Edition
Vintage
1988
Bottled
2017
Casktype
1st Fill Ex-Bourbon Casks
Strength
47.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Barcode
5010496004562
Bottled for
Global Traveller Exclusive
Added on
30 Jun 2017 3:04 pm by Astrid
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 393,60

27 × in wishlist

46 × member ratings

124 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Bowmore 1988

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.93 points

  1. Dottore scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    The typical Bowmore smoke floats in the nose. Behind it soap-flowery. Rose water a little violet, yes, is still a typical 80s representative of the Bowmorerange, you have to like that. But to his honor rescue - it is not too obtrusive. A nutty malty knows to please.
    Also soapy in the mouth, but then goes in a nice spicy sweetness, a little cinnamon, a little coconut, then it gets bitter with dark chocolate, maybe coffee. The smoke remains discreet in the mouth.
    In the finish long, rather bitter but paired with a slight sweetness and this soapy tone I like that really well.
    Conclusion: beautiful 80s Bowmore with the typical soapy basic profile. Of course you have to like that, I like it. Good drinking strength. 89 points today

  2. zerttbone scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      95 95
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      94 94

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