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Bowmore Legend

Soft Entry Bowmore Legend

Last time I tried this young Bowmore, without age statement but with a strong name, was in 2010.The nose is soft on all kinds of citrus fruit, sweetened with loads of karamel and a lost litchi. The smoke…

@markjedi1By @markjedi16 days ago 0 080

Bowmore Bw6 Elements of Islay

Red Bowmore Bw6 Elements of Islay

This sixth batch of Bowmore is new and only arrived in Belgium in the first week of November 2016. The nice thing about this is that was composed by Mariella Romano, the Specialty Drinks ambassador that…

@markjedi1By @markjedi16 days ago 4 088

Bowmore Bw4 Elements of Islay

Oasis on Steroids Bowmore Bw4 Elements of Islay

We all know Elements of Islay from those wonderful apothecary bottles with their Mendeljev-like codes. Bw, for example, signifies Bowmore. This fourth batch is a vatting of four casks – two from 1995 and…

@markjedi1By @markjedi16 days ago 0 087

Bowmore 9 Year Old Sherry Cask Matured

Respectable Bowmore 9 Year Old Sherry Cask Matured

Bowmore surprises with this new release as it has an age statement of a single digit: 9 years. It was finished on sherry casks and is very friendly priced: around 35 to 40 EUR in my neck of the woods…

@markjedi1By @markjedi16 days ago 0 083

Auchentoshan 20 Year Old 1984 Signatory Vintage

Oak Cask Auchentoshan 20 Year Old 1984 Signatory Vintage

It’s not that easy to find a Signatory dumpy these days, let alone at an affordable price. But I was able to put my hands on this 20 years old Auchentoshan. 1984, however, is a year that is the equiva…

@markjedi1By @markjedi113 days ago 0 087

Armorik Millésime 2002 Fût 3309

No-Brainer Armorik Millésime 2002 Fût 3309

And this is the most recent single cask that the team at Warenghem Distillery have entrusted us with: a 14 year old Armorik that slumbered in an oloroso sherry cask and was bottled at a whopping 56,3%…

@markjedi1By @markjedi113 days ago 1 088