Tag Archives: Octomore

Review: Bruichladdich’s 10 Year Old Second Releases

A NEW ‘TROIKA’ OF TENS In 2011, Bruichladdich released their first new 10 year olds made from the spirit distilled since they re-opened for business in 2001. Now Bruichladdich have released their second batch of 10 year olds, described by … Continue reading

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Review: Octomore 7.4

Octomore 7.4 – 61.2% abv Info: Matured in virgin oak casks. Distilled 21/04/2008, making this 7 years old. 167 PPM. Colour: Dark, rusty gold, red tints. Nose: Bosh! Insanely good, really exciting stuff you can smell for ages. For those … Continue reading

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Review: Octomore 7.2 & 7.3

Bruichladdich Octomore 7.2 – 5yo – 58.5% abv Info: Peated to 208ppm and 5 years old. Travel Retail (i.e. airports). Limited edition cuvee that marries spirit matured in classic American oak with spirit matured in casks that once held Syrah created … Continue reading

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Review: Octomore 6.3 Islay Barley

Octomore 6.3 Islay Barley – 2009 / 5yo – 64% abv Info: The first Octomore distilled from 100% Islay barley. Grown and harvested by James Brown from Lorgba, a field on Octomore farm. A massive 258 PPM. Colour: Fairly rich … Continue reading

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Review: A pentalogy of Octomore (2.2, 5.1, 6.2, 10yo, Feis ’14)

Octomore 2.2  – Orpheus 61% ABV Colour: Golden with red tints. Nose: Thick, buttery, creamy and fruity all mashed together with elegant peat and smoke. Red berries mashed up, jelly like. Palate: Thick, oily and smoky with elegant peat (no … Continue reading

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