Bowmore Black Rock
Litre

100cl / 40%
  • Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Distillery Bottling
Bowmore Black Rock / Litre
Not Available
This product is currently out of stock
Enter your email address below, you will be notified when this product is available.
when this product is available.
Sample Bottle

Want to taste first?
Buy a 3cl sample

£4.75

Customer Rating
Bowmore Black Rock was released for the travel retail market in 2014. A No Age Statement whisky that was matured predominantly in Spanish ex-sherry casks, this shows an excellent balance between richness and smoke.
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Country
Scotland
Region
Islay
Colouring
Yes

Style

  • Body
  • Richness
  • Smoke
  • Sweetness

Character

  • Black Pepper Black Pepper
  • Cinnamon Cinnamon
  • Salt (powder) Salt (powder)
  • Smoke Smoke
  • Toffee Toffee

Bowmore Black Rock Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Producer's Notes

    Appearance: Dark amber.

    Nose: Smoke infused with raisins, pepper, warm cocoa beans and burnt orange.

    Palate: Rich sherry and peat smoke followed by blackcurrant treacle toffee and cinnamon spice.

    Finish: Beautifully balanced peat smoke and sea salt.

10 Customer Reviews

  • Add Your Review
  • 4
    31 March

    Hey this is a well balanced scotch, very smooth and still has the smoky taste, not sure what Dag is on about but if your comparing to Jack Daniels a BOURBON then probably not much idea!!

  • 4
    29 January

    Smooth, rich, very drinkable

  • 5
    3 October 2016

    Palate and appearance,perfect

  • 5
    11 September 2016

    A supreme balance

  • 4
    18 April 2016

    This one grew on me the more I drank it (not in one go!) Initially very smokey with a long salty finish but I found the longer the bottle was open the less pronounced the this became. Very drinkable.

  • 1
    19 March 2016

    Horrible, the only young NAS ive tasted that really put me off, Im not a good fan of Bowmore, I didnt like Tempest batch 4 either, but I kinda liked their miniatur set of 12, 15 and 18.. But Black Rock is only very bad and immature whisky, it is no better than a drinkmixer and ive would gladely take a Jameson, or a Grant or a good old Jack Daniels before this Black Rock garbage. The only single malt that really let me down. I have a list of other whiskys also that put me down, but not like this.

  • 5
    12 February 2016

    its a very nice whisky

  • 5
    25 December 2015

    Incredibly smoky to my taste. Excelent balance between quality and price. Just love the smoked fish to my nose and in the finish. 85/100

  • 5
    11 December 2015

    Having tried many single malts over 65 years this is the best by far

  • 3
    23 July 2014

    Nose: Dark fruit, sweet smoke (quite discreet at first nosing but becomes more assertive later). Palate: Impressively full-bodied given the 40% ABV. Not very complex and quite 'modern', with a sweet/smoky duality typical of other young-ish peaty whiskies. Other than sherry sweetness and smoke there's not a great deal going on, though there are lemony/briny notes in the background. Finish: Unexpectedly dry, on smoked fish, brine and a somewhat off-putting sweet note. This is a pleasant whisky, one I would consider buying. It is not, however, at the level of its predecessor the Bowmore Enigma, whose comparative maturity adds more depth and richness. It's a typical 80/100 whisky in my book - pleasant, delivers the expected dollop of sherry and peat, but lacks the complexity and depth to elevate it to the next level.