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Bowmore Darkest Tasting notes and reviews

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Bowmore Darkest

Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
Produced at
Bowmore Distillery
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Michael Jackson

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

Jim Murray

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