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Bowmore Gold Reef Review

Bowmore gold reef This Bowmore Gold Reef is part of the new Travel Retail series from Bowmore.

From Bowmore"Venture further out to sea, deep beneath the waves, and you'll be greeted by the island's reefs. The warm glow of the sun's rays reflecting off the coral seabed can be seen in the deep golden hues that catch your eye inside every bottle of Gold Reef. A satisyingly smooth malt, it's matured mostly in first-fill ex-bourbon casks with notes of vanilla, citrus fruits and coconut milk.."

This is a perfectly drinkable Bowmore, it has everything you expect from the range with smoke, citrus fruits and vanilla, easy to drink, it will be priced around £60 for a litre.

Many thanks to Bowmore for the official sample.

Tasting Notes & Details

Nose

The smoke is there at first but goes just as quickly, very fresh underneath with citrus fruits, lemon and lime Some redcurrants and a hint of christmas nutmeg join a coating of honey and methol

Palate

smoke at first with some grated ginger and chalky with a hint of meat, like eating pastrami off a bit plasterboard

Finish

touch spicy and chalky

Bottle Details

Bottle Name: Bowmore Gold Reef
Age: NAS
ABV: 430.00
Distiller: Bowmore
Bottler: Bowmore
Type: Single Malt
From: Scotland, Islay
Posted: 20/05/2014 by Tom



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