Bowmore Work In Progress February 2013
This cask strength Bowmore was tasted as part of the #LoveBowmore Twitter Tasting held last night, and is surrounded by an air of mystery.
#LoveBowmore Sample #4
This fourth samples is a work in progress, the colour is very dark and my initial thoughts based solely on the colour were very sherried, port finished or a deep red wine cask. This one was also only marked as CASK for the ABV although Rachel said it was Around 57%. Rachel is playing her cards close to her chest on this one and there's no details on age (thus ANG - Age Not Given) or cask used, so lets just hope this gets released soon so we can find out.
Asked if we thought Rachel should bottle this the resounding answer was YES!
This is my 250th Review posted on the website and i think that is was an ideal special whisky for that.
Plum Jam, huge huge notes of plum jam, with gentle sweet cigar ash, there's a lot going on here, with more fruit, touches of orange and cloves, hints of demerera sugar / treacle also.
tangy with fruit and touches of gentle victoria sponge with a medicinal note and dark treacle covered plum jam.
Spicy really spicy and a touch medicinal, but with a treacle coating