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Bowmore 10 Year Old Devil's Casks II

(70cl, 56.3%)
Bowmore 10 Year Old Devil's Casks II
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The Devil's Casks II Bottling Note

"What in the Devil's name is this?"

Well, good friends, this is the second release of Bowmore's Devil's Casks single malt Scotch whisky, the first of which was released in 2013 (and proved very popular indeed). This small batch release was matured exclusively in first fill Sherry casks, giving it an extraordinary ruby hue and stupendous flavour profile. The story behind these releases features a tale of the Devil visiting Islay, being chased away by an angry mob. To escape, the Devil hid in a cask of Bowmore whisky destined for the mainland!

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User Reviews of the Bowmore 10 Year Old Devil's Casks II

The Dark Lord Rules

This Bowmore.. which as mentioned above is a small batch release matured exclusively in first fill Sherry casks which is pretty evident from the lovely ruby color that this spirit possesses.

Nose: Bowmore often mentions maturing its finest whiskies in its legendary No. 1 vaults by the sea.. well if you ever wanted some help in imagining how that place would have felt.. this expression can give you nose... the smells of that peaty spirit maturing in those sherry casks.. along with rows of the other casks.. the dampness that comes from being right next to sea.. it all right there. After this brief introduction comes the first fill sherry influence... the cotton candy.. maple syrup.. black grapes.. basically a lot of sweetness.. and there's a touch of perfection to it

Palate: The darkness of this expression slowly begins to reveal itself further as you move to the palate a lot more of those black grapes and sweet dark berries along with some mild notes of peat. This one has a very rich palate with each flavor coming out nice and strong. Initially the spice is more of clove and as the spirit oxidizes its more peppery spice that comes through. This is accompanied by some liquorice too.

Finish: A fairly long finish .. which leaves a mildly dry feeling in your mouth .. with some wood shaving and the final showing of the darkness with some sweet dry black raisins

Even at 56.3% there's an exceptional smoothness to this both on the palate as well as on the finish.

On this particular night .. its this Devil from Islay that has got me smiling 'devil'ishly at the end of it all!!

30th August 2014

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