Bowmore 12 Year

Peated Single Malt

Bowmore // Islay, Scotland

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 2590 )

This dram is a fine example of the different elements one can typically find in maritime whiskies. One of only a handful of distilleries that still do floor maltings of their barley, it is certainly worth paying them a visit to see how it's done.

  • age
    12 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Peated Single Malt
    100% malted barley from a single distillery. Dried with peat.
  • Cask Type

Tasting Notes

"Aged in predominantly ex-Bourbon barrels, the rich vanilla and chocolate notes really shine through here. Tastes of salty caramel, beef jerky, and gentle peat smoke are crystal clear. Such a soft and sweet dram, if you've hated peated whisky in the past, this could make you a convert."

Score 91

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