1990, Aged 16 Years

ABV 53.8%
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Brand: Bowmore
Expression: 1990, Aged 16 Years
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 16 years old
ABV: 53.8%
Country/Region: Scotland / Islay
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Dave Broom
Nose: Big smoke. Quite fragrant with cigar smoke, heather, chocolate covered raisin, liquorice, walnut and sweet mash underneath.
Palate: Robust, dry and slightly perfumed a hint of lavender (though this is reduced with water). Smouldering peat, hard toffee.
Finish: Little perfumed.
Comment: The nose is fantastic, like the fug in an old Scottish pub: coal fires, cigarette smoke, damp clothes. The perfume pulls the score down.
Taster   Arthur Motley
Nose: Raisins, then peat ash and swimming pools and Love Heart sweeties. A fruitcake character wafts in and out of focus.
Palate: Intensely floral: lavender, parma violet and dried roses.
Finish: A meaty, burnt character.
Comment: The keynotes are the intense floral and a meaty sherryness, which aren't my favourite flavours in a whisky, but I can see this being popular with many.
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Bowmore Distillery, Bowmore, Isle of Islay , Islay, Scotland
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