Whisky Wednesday – Octomore 8.1 Masterclass – Scotch Whisky News

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Octomore! The biggest, the peatiest, the most exciting, perhaps?  Welcome to the 8th season in this phenomenal run of experimental and diverse styles from the punk rock innovators, Bruichladdich. At a rather unusual age of 8, this whisky is show casing a few more delicate and balanced sides to what Octomore can do and indeed what can be done with it. A big hit of smoke and peat is what you expect, but hidden underneath it’s machismo and unparalleled power is a delicate hit of sweet and spirit-y styles. White chocolate, tequila, caster sugar and lighter, summer citrus notes of lemon and apple. There’s nothing to dislike about this whisky, it’s just a little beauty and if you view yourself as peat freak, get your gums around this thing and report back to me! Cheers.

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