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Bowmore 15 Year Old - Darkest

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@NozinanReview by @Nozinan

4th Nov 2014


Bowmore 15 Year Old - Darkest
  • Nose
  • Taste
  • Finish
  • Balance
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This is the second of three Bowmore miniatures in my set. What I found most interesting when I compared this to the Laimrig (they ARE the same age) was that they were so completely different.

Nose: Syrup, vanilla, butterscotch/caramel, later a fruity note and hint of apple. with water the nose is deadened (even with a covered glass, but the fruit remains, and later a little sulfur, not in a pleasant way

Taste: Neat, there is an initially sour hit, with some citrus. Deep in the background some milk chocolate. A dry peat finish. With a few drops of water all I get is soggy, dilute peat.

Blech. Keep it neat.

Didn't finish this dram. Last ~ 10 cc in the bottle were saved for mixing into...

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Nozinan commented

can't believe people would pay 95 dollars for a bottle of this at the LCBO!

9 years ago 0

cheeserandyburg commented

Crap. Was gonna pick this up, looking at the price its good to know its not worth it. I just saved $93. Thanks Noz.

8 years ago 0