Bowmore 1990
16 Year Old

70cl / 58.5%
  • Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky
  • Speciality Drinks Ltd
Bowmore 1990 / 16 Year Old
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A fresh, sweet but assertive teenager with plenty of power that tastes younger than its years. See our tasting notes for more details.
Speciality Drinks Ltd
Single Malts of Scotland
16 Year Old
Bottling Date
14th March 2007
No of Bottles
Cask Number
Chill Filtered

Bowmore 1990 Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by Dave Broom

    Nose:  Fish market, light smoke and flowers.  Weetabix and bourbon biscuits.  Very intriguing.

    Palate:  The chocolate hit is immediate.  Explosive smoke ignites in the middle.  Deep and quite rugged.  Well put together.

    Finish:  Long, gently smoky.

    Comments:  Water smooths it down, but the rugged edge is what makes this a winner.

    [These tasting notes are reproduced from Whisky Magazine No. 64]

  • Tasting Notes by Tim F

    Nose:  Slightly volatile. Honey, iodine, medicinal peaty notes.  Faint hints of fresh mint, sea spray and cough mixture.

    Palate:  Warming peat, soot, medicine cabinet surge.  Medium-bodied, with the honey, some sappy wood, apricot, white pepper, woodsmoke, and smoked fish developing.

    Finish:  Warm, long, honeyed, spiced and slightly drying as the oak makes a comeback.

    Comment:  A nicely balanced, slightly fiery teenager.

    TF 23/07/07

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