Tasting Notes / Bottles from Bowmore



Bowmore Small Batch
Bowmore Small Batch

Tasted as part of the #PeatedMalts Twitter Tasting held by Steve Rush (@thewhiskywire) from the Whisky Wire I've also had a sample of this sitting in the to do pile for a while now.

Bowmore Small Batch Reserve
Bowmore Small Batch Reserve

This lovely dram was tasted as part of the #LoveBowmore Twitter Tasting and i'm off out tomorrow to buy a bottle.

Bowmore Straight From The Cask 1997 ex Sherry
Bowmore Straight From The Cask 1997 ex Sherry

Part of the Bowmore tasting in No1 Vaults with Eddie MacAffer after our tour during the #IslayRoadTrip with Steve (@steveprentice) from Somerset Whisky Blog and Jon (@dvdbloke) from Scotch and Sci-fi

Bowmore Straight From The Cask 2000 ex Bourbon
Bowmore Straight From The Cask 2000 ex Bourbon

Part of the Bowmore tasting in No1 the Vaults with Eddie MacAffer after our tour during the #IslayRoadTrip with Steve (@steveprentice) from Somerset Whisky Blog and Jon (@dvdbloke) from Scotch and Sci

Bowmore Tempest Batch 3
Bowmore Tempest Batch 3

Tasted as part of the Lovefirstfill twitter tasting this is the Bowmore Tempest 3.

Bowmore Tempest Batch 4
Bowmore Tempest Batch 4

Tasted as part of the Lovefirstfill twitter tasting this is the Bowmore Tempest 4.

Bowmore Tempest Batch 5
Bowmore Tempest Batch 5

I tasted this Bowmore Tempest Batch 5 whilst at the Morning Masterclass at The Scotch Whisky Experience in March 2016.

Bowmore White Sands 17 Year Old
Bowmore White Sands 17 Year Old

This Bowmore White Sands is part of the new Travel Retail series from Bowmore and the only one of the three new expressions to carry an age statement.

Bowmore Work In Progress February 2013
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.

SMWS 3.162 - Makes You Want To Sing
SMWS 3.162 - Makes You Want To Sing

My first sampling of a Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottling and very impressed thus far.

SMWS 3.164 - Baby Powder on a Forest Fire
SMWS 3.164 - Baby Powder on a Forest Fire

My second bottling from The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, was just as good as the first.

SMWS 3.194 - Surf and Turf BBQ
SMWS 3.194 - Surf and Turf BBQ

Yet another Tweet Tasting hosted by The Whisky Wire (@TheWhiskyWire) this time of the utterly fantastic Scotch Malt Whisky Society bottlings.

SMWS 3.222 Darker Side of Sweetness
SMWS 3.222 Darker Side of Sweetness

Back in the early part of 2014 I stated that i wanted to review 100 The Scotch Malt Whisky Society expressions in 2014, and today, this post is my 100th

SMWS 3.243 Dark Smouldering Flamenco Gypsy
SMWS 3.243 Dark Smouldering Flamenco Gypsy

This coming Friday (22nd May) The Scotch Malt Whisky Society will for the first time be attending the Islay Festival of Music and Whisky

Wemyss Malts Cacao Geyser
Wemyss Malts Cacao Geyser

Time for yet another fabulous Wemyss Malts dram this time with the wonderfully named Cacao Geyser a 1998 Vintage from the Bowmore Distillery on Islay.

Wemyss Malts Peat Smoked Herring
Wemyss Malts Peat Smoked Herring

I tend not to drink smoky, peaty drams over the summer, in fact when it's really warm I tend to move to long drinks with whisky or gin instead of my normal drams but I found time for this Wemyss Malts