Bowmore Black Rock

Looking out the windows of the Bowmore distillery, you can see the rock 'Black Rock' in the distance. It gave the bottling its name. The Black Edition was matured for the most part in Spanish sherry casks.

Looking out the windows of the Bowmore distillery, you can see the rock 'Black Rock' in the distance. It gave the bottling its name. The Black Edition was matured for the most part in Spanish sherry casks.

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8089
Bowmore
Scotland, Islay
Single Malt Whisky
40%
1 l
Original bottling
Bourbon, Bourbon, Sherry, Sherry
Chill filtration - Without Artifical colouring - With
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Calculated from 4 Tasting Notes
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Nosing
Peat Smoke:
Sherry:
Raisin:
Sweet:
Spices:
Orange:
Zitrus:
Pepper:
Chili:
Herb:
Chocolate:
Dark Chocolate:
Fruit:
Oak:
Maritime Notes:
Hay:
Salt:
Vanilla:
Herbs:
Alcohol:
Bonfire Smoke:
Caramel:
Cinnamon:
Dried Fruit:
Honey:
Medicinal Smoke:
Plum:
Seaweed:
Tobacco:
Tasting
Peat Smoke:
Sherry:
Sweet:
Spices:
Cinnamon:
Caramel:
Fruit:
Oak:
Salt:
Maritime Notes:
Raisin:
Alcohol:
Dark Chocolate:
Malt:
Herb:
Chocolate:
Grape:
Ham:
Honey:
Iodine:
Lemon:
Medicinal Smoke:
Nuts:
Oil:
Pepper:
Vanilla:
Zitrus:
Berries:
Chili:
Finish
Peat Smoke:
Oak:
Salt:
Maritime Notes:
Sherry:
Seaweed:
Spices:
Sweet:
Bonfire Smoke:
Chocolate:
Fruit:
Nuts:
Herb:
Almonds:
Chili:
Coffee:
Lemon:
Oil:
Tobacco:
Zitrus:

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Tasting Notes 4

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12. May 2015
Nosing:
A little smokiness, dark fruits, raisins, plums, cacao with a little orange. Also some vanilla
Taste:
Lots of sherry, black currant, caramel, and a faint cinnamon
Finish:
The whisky stays balanced and slowly fades out
Nosing:
The classic Bowmore smokiness-combined with raisins, pepper, hot cocoa beans and baked oranges
Taste:
Much sherry and peat smoke followed by black currant, caramel syrup and cinnamon
Finish:
Wonderfully balanced with smoke and sea salt
21. Mar 2016
Nosing: Peat Smoke Peat Smoke Peat Smoke Peat Smoke Peat Smoke

Taste: Sherry Sherry Peat Smoke

Finish: Oak Almonds Almonds

Comment:
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12. Jul 2017
Nosing: Peat Smoke Peat Smoke Salt Sweet Raisin Tobacco

Taste: Peat Smoke Salt Sherry Oak Oak

Finish: Oak Oak Lemon Tobacco

Comment:
09. Dec 2016
20. Dec 2017
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18. Apr 2014
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02. Jul 2014
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10. Aug 2014
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04. Sep 2014