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Bowmore Darkest Tasting notes and reviews

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Bowmore Darkest

Brand
Bowmore
Expression
Darkest
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Age
15 years old
Abv
43.00%
Produced at
Bowmore Distillery
Region
Islay
Website
www.morrisonbowmore.co.uk
Availability
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Michael Jackson

Nose
Hessian. Sea air. Smoke. Complex, distinctive and appetising.
Palate
Perfumey. Satiny. Mint humbugs. The smokiness of burning grass. Hint of flowering currant.
Finish
Hard, salty, liquorice.
Comment
Let the flavours unfold. Enjoy the complexity.

Doug McIvor

Nose
Heady, toffeeish and promising with a lurking smoky backdrop.
Palate
A magic carpet of sherry, dark toffee, coffee and smoke hover above Bowmore's more delicate structure.
Finish
Cocoa and roaster coffee abound until all the peaty and perfumy liquorice notes emerge.
Comment
Forget expresso and cappuccino, try this for breakfast with a fat Havana. Hedonistic!
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