Bowmore Tempest Small Batch Release No.3 (10yo)

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alc./vol: 55.6%

Proof: 111.2°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

Released mid-October 2011, this is the third release in Bowmore's Tempest series, first launched in September 2009. Aged for ten years in first-fill American oak ex-bourbon casks and bottled without chill-filtration. Only 1,850 cases were produced.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 01/11/2011

Appearance:

Clear, light golden.

Aroma:

Wonderful whiff of Islay peat smoke with more subdued zesty orange crème brûlée, sweet almonds and buttery barley sugar.

Taste:

Medium peaty smoked, sea salt palate with vegetal notes and zesty lemon and orange.

Aftertaste:

Long, dry finish holds the salty, smoky peatyness but tar and vanillins replace the citrus found on the palate.

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Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about Bowmore Tempest Small Batch Release No.3 (10yo)

Produced by: Bowmore Distillery
Owned by: Beam Suntory
UK distribution by: Edrington-Beam Suntory

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