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Bowmore 18 Year Old

Fruit Blast Islay

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@michaelschoutReview by @michaelschout

17th Dec 2012

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Nose- Very typical Bowmore nose but with softer peat than other Bowmores. There's a creamy, vanilla-like scent to it, almost like a corn whisky. Behind that there are subtle fruit notes. It's a refined but subtle nose in general.

Taste- With the first sip rolling to the back of the tongue there is a sharp yet light fruit flavour. Very vibrantly fruity on the palate, but then the subtle peat starts to creep up and mingles on the palate. The creamy, vanilla-like note from the nose merges elegantly into the palate with the peat. It's almost like a campino candy was mixed with peated caramel (if such a thing existed).

Finish- The finish, like the nose, is subtle. It's of good length though, and slightly dries the mouth. The peat is most prevalent on the finish and gives a smokey note to it.

Overall- It's a smooth, subtle, and elegant whisky. I think that it's wonderfully balanced, but it's lacking a certain wow factor. Subtleness is the name of the game for this whisky, and it plays the game with gusto.

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