New Bruichladdich Octomore 10 Year Old at The Whisky Barrel – Scotch Whisky News


Bruichladdich Octomore
10 Year Old Dialogos

Octomore 10 Year Old 2008 3rd Release

Matured in a variety of casks including; Port, Cognac, ex-American whisky and Virgin Oak casks. Scottish grown Optic barley malted at 167ppm. 2019 limited release of 12,000 – maximum 1 bottle per customer! AROMA – There is a richness, chocolate, tobacco, bonfire smoke, leather. Vanilla custard, blueberry dry straw and pear drops. TASTE – Warming, spicy – mulled wine. Leather and tobacco, malt sugar, icing sugar. All wrapped in earthy peaty smoke. Dry on the palate. FINISH – Oak driven, coconut, tobacco, vanilla, then smoke. In balance the time in the cask has calmed the smoke, both through the phenols lowering naturally over time and the influence of the oak becoming greater.

Bruichladdich Distillery was established in 1881 by the Harvey family of distillers based in Glasgow. Situated on the Rhinns peninsular on the island of Islay close and close to the sandy bays of Loch Indaal. Re-opened in 2001 with much of the original Victorian equipment restored to working order. The first release of Bruichladdich’s new whisky was the highly acclaimed PC5, the first release in the limited Port Charlotte range. Also producing very highly peated Octamore, Organic using Islay grown barley, and triple and quadruple distilled single malt and single cask releases. Bruichladdich distillery participates in Feis Ile, the annual Islay Whisky Festival.

Shop – Octomore 10 Year Old 3rd Release – £162.00

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