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Darach Mòr Special Reserve 20 (Bowmore)

 (RETIRED)
overall
73
81
style
The Stillman’s
Formerly brewed at Haldemann

Style: Brown Ale
Gurmels, Switzerland

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Wood: Sherry Oak
Whisky: Bowmore
Vintage: 1989
Age: 20 years
Region: Islay

Nez: malt d’orge, sherry, banane, céréale, douceur, note de fumée, touche de fût en arrière fond
Palais: fruits tropicaux, cacao, moka, fumée, douceur
Finale: ronde, douce, légèrement houblonnée et un peu sèche
Type: corpulent, corsé, fruité
Couleur: brun soutenu


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (10781) - Kolding, DENMARK - APR 10, 2013
Bottle. [thanks nightfall]
Pours deep dark brown with a big, staying, creamy, beige head. Aroma is sweet, lots of fruit, oak, cocoa, hazelnuts. Medium carbonation, fine dry and light creamy mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet, some mild peity notes, cocoa, sweet caramel malts, hazelnuts. Nice if kinda sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2012

Bottle 330ml.

[ Trade by fiulijn ]. Clear medium to dark amber colour with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, wood, oak, smoke, peat. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, smoke, wood, caramel, peat - whisky, thin. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120316]

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (13390) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2012
Se at "kom igang" med den backlog istedet, Ivan! Bottle @ Ulfborg Mid March Tasting, 2012. Pours dark brown with a small creamy head. Nose is ashy and smokey. Peat and caramel. Medium and smooth body. Rough and rugged. Too peaty and one dimensional for my liking.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christian (10778) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2012
Ulfborg Scooper Smagning 2012. Ruby copper colour with a small off-white head. Fruity malty aroma with licorice and peated smoke notes. Sweet wooden and smokey flavour. A bit thin to handle all that smoke

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (9835) - DENMARK - MAR 16, 2012
Bottle @ FOneFan. unclear dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is malt, peat, caramel and whiskey. Flavour is malt, medium sweet, peat, caramel, whiskey, oak, little vanilla and a little watery.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 18, 2011
Bottled@omhper tasting. Copper colour, small beige head. Aroma is fruits, mild oak, vanilla and alcohol. Also some mild peated notes. Flavour is peat, turf, smoked wood, mild sugar and some sweet maltyness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (18954) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2011
Bottled, thanks Bov! Clear dark brown, small head. Aroma of coffee and peat. Fairly sweet with medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Smoky islay whisky is evident. Low bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (7445) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2011
Bottled at the tasting at omhper on September 30, 2011
Clear brown color, tan head. Sweet, malty, alcohol, wood scent, also lactic. Sweet, wood, lactic taste. Warming alcohol, wood aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, low bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (19647) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2011
Bottle at yespr. Clear red brown coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Sweet aroma of caramel and dried fruits with notes of peat and burnt notes. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, peat and whisky with burnt notes. Sweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (10606) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2011
At yespr tasting. clear brown, smooth light brown head. very strong aroma, lots of wood, roasted and charchoal malts, whisky. peat smoke. flavor is woody, roasted malty, whiskey, peat,


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