Bowmore 18

Bowmore 18

Price: $120 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Bowmore / Beam Suntory

Region: Islay

43% ABV

Aged For: 18 Years

Mashbill: 100% malted barley

Cask Type: Ex-bourbon and ex-sherry

Chill Filtered: Yes

Color Added: Yes



Color: Dark gold

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Slight peat, vanilla, salt and caramel, bits of oak

Feel: Light bodied

Taste: White pepper, smoke, cinnamon, and leche

Finish: Medium, lingering gentle smoke with chocolate and vanilla

Thoughts: There is very little Islay punch here, the bourbon casks seem to have left a big influence here.

Score: 80 out of 100

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