Not a member? - Register and login now.
All registered users can read our entire magazine archive.

Bowmore Darkest Tasting notes and reviews

Whisky Magazine Recommended

 

Issue 124 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 124

David Beckham Interview, Battle of the Blends, Ardbeg Distillery, Japan focus

 

Bowmore Darkest

Brand
Bowmore
Expression
Darkest
Type
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Abv
43.00%
Produced at
Bowmore Distillery
Region
Islay
Website
www.morrisonbowmore.co.uk
Availability
Buy online now

Michael Jackson

Nose
Fragrantly smoky. Perfumy, very floral. Hessian. Sea air. Astonishingly fresh, delicious, appetising, complex.
Palate
Perfumy start. Hint of flowering currant. Nutty. Layers of dry, black treacle, maltiness.
Finish
Smooth. Polished stone. Hard, salty, liquorice.
Comment
Not that dark – just tawny. Whisky in its mid teens, I would say, but from superb sherry casks.

Jim Murray

Nose
Fresh, wonderfully clean Oloroso clings to the oak and peat to form a wonderful trio.
Palate
Big and chewy with the sherry and the peat in perfect harmony. Perhaps uncomplex and lacking sophistication, but the balance is quite stunning.
Finish
Long with a hint of molasses/liquorice adding to the toasty malt and rumbling smoke.
Comment
Really delightful whisky which suggests youth but offers a faultless peat/sherry combination.
Whisky Magazine Issue 6

Whisky Magazine Issue 6
Isaly tasting - Travels in Speyside & Kentucky - Talisker - Bourbon uncovered.

Published October 1999.

Whisky Magazine Recommended

Whisky Magazine

Recommended
Winner

Desert Island drams
What do professional tasters drink for pleasure? Richard Jones finds out what the whisky makers' whiskies are

June 2003, Issue 31, page 30

Haydock gets sexed up
Is the great John Haydock rattled? It would seem so. Here he goes on the defensive and answers his critics

October 2003, Issue 34, page 74

In search of the perfect combination
It's a marriage made in heaven – whisky and cigars. But what are the best combinations? We brought a group of experts together in Cuba to find out. Damian Riley-Smith reports

June 2003, Issue 31, page 24

Islay Whisky Comes to Savile Row
For those readers with a penchant for sartorial excellence, the good news is that Bowmore Distillery have recently launched an exciting collaboration with the esteemed Savile Row tailor, Malcolm Plews...

February 2012, Issue 101, page 7

Out of the ordinary
Martine Nouet meets the woman with designs on boutique chocolates

December 2010, Issue 92, page 50

Provenance and perception
Our man looks at the strength and allure of brands

June 2014, Issue 120, page 58

My Whisky
Keep track of how many bottles of this whisky you own or want. This information is viewable by other visitors.

Not a member? Register and login now to add this whisky to your collection or wish list.

Other members

Member Open Closed Empty Wanted
DavidUK 1 - - -
Knolly 1 - - -
Muskrat Portage 1 - - -
RobMillenaar 1 - - -
Sir Dino - 1 - -
anationonfire 1 - - -
gptm32 - 1 - -
vision*R 1 - - -

Whisky gift and present finder