Darach Mòr Special Reserve 20 (Bowmore)

The Stillman’s
Formerly brewed at Haldemann

Style: Brown Ale
Gurmels, Switzerland


on tap


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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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

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Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2011
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of fiulijn. Pours a clear dark orangey brown with a beige head. Nose has caramel, iodine and distinct peat - with a whiff of butter. Medium body, dry caramel notes and again loads of peat, tar and iodine. Ends dry and ashy with a subdued bitterness. Not the worst peaty beer. 260911

Ungstrup (37665) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2011
Bottled. A nut-brown beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of peated whiskey, malt, and wood. The flavor is sweet with peated whiskey, wood, caramel, and malt, leading to a dry whiskey finish. Thanks fiulijn for sharing.

yespr (45508) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2011
33 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden amber with a small tan head. Aroma is smoked and dark malty. Smoked, meaty and dark caramelish. Mild toasted malty and smoked finish.

fiulijn (20516) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 13, 2011
Bottle from Au Grain d’Orge, Crissier, Switzerland
Dark brown color; medium sized creamy head. The aroma from the peaty whisky is moderate, delicate, not overwhelming. The underlying Brown Ale has a quite ordinary caramel flavor that edges on the dry and dusty side; but it’s well complemented by a moderate smoked whisky flavor; there is also some chocolate and very light roasted malts.
The final is correctly bitter, with light roasted nuts and light whisky.
Pleasant, it gives a better statement than the Special Reserve 43, but it’s less seducing than the Special Reserve 21, also because of the different original cask used.

Bov (12636) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 16, 2011
from Au Grain d’Orge, Neuchâtel - slightly hazy brown colour with a little persistent beige foam; gently smoky with notes of caramel, sherry and wood; medium-bodied and with a low carbonation, some sweetness and a moderate bitterness; finishes a bit short and dry with notes of smoke and caramel - subtle and very well-made

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