Bowmore SMWS 3.228 “A deep, brooding masterpiece”

Thanks to /u/boyd86 for this sample. Bowmore. I’m reviewing a Bowmore after reviewing a bunch of rougher drams. Do we see a potential pattern? That said, Bowmore SMWS 3.228 “A deep, brooding masterpiece” is a bit of a different fish. First off, it’s much, much older than the last few drams I’ve reviewed. Second up, there are a few Bowmore’s that I’ve enjoyed. Tempest, Laimrig, and… Continue reading Bowmore SMWS 3.228 “A deep, brooding masterpiece”

A Night at Feather’s Pub (+3 reviews)

Back in August when my wife and I celebrated our 1st wedding anniversary, she gave me a gift of a night out at Feather’s the pre-eminent scotch bar in Toronto. She gave an amount I could spend on whiskies in whatever fashion I wanted, quantity/quality/both, and would drive me home at the end of the night. pretty sweet deal! So fast forward about 4 months … Continue reading A Night at Feather’s Pub (+3 reviews)

Bowmore SMWS 3.248 “Like a hot coal in the mouth”

Thanks to /u/devoz for this sample So it’s me again. With another Single Malt Whisky Society bottling. And another Bowmore. Yadda, yadda, yadda, right? Well not really. See, I originally didn’t go hunting for a sample of SMWS 3.248 “Like a hot coal in the mouth”. Wasn’t even on my radar. I’m off swapping for another 20 some odd samples, so I wasn’t going to risk… Continue reading Bowmore SMWS 3.248 “Like a hot coal in the mouth”

Bowmore SMWS 3.213 “Fresh, inviting, energetic”

Hey, I’m not a fan of Bowmore! Wait! Don’t leave! I meant to say, I’m not normally a fan of Bowmore at a lower strength. Seriously, stop leaving! My bias are what they are. And honestly, I don’t hide from them. I continuously test them and see if they have changed. That’s all I can do. I’m human. We’re all fucking human. There’s mistakes we… Continue reading Bowmore SMWS 3.213 “Fresh, inviting, energetic”