Bruichladdich - Octomore 09.3 - 2013 5 year old Whisky
70cl | 62.9%
|Series / Description||Octomore 09.3|
|Age||5 year old|
|Alcohol ABV||62.9 %|
|Cask Wood Type||Oak|
|Country of Origin||Scotland|
|Neck Level||Full Level|
|HTFW Cat. No.||LP11310|
It's been a while since we have been able to bring you the world's peatiest Single Malt but wait no longer! Just 52 tonnes of precious Islay barley were malted to produce this single farm Octomore - 09.3 edition. Raised in Irene’s Field on Octomore Farm in 2011, this uber-provenance single malt was later distilled and filled into 134 casks. Predominantly second-fill, the gentler influence of the wood allows more of the locally grown barley flavours to cut through the legendary peat smoke.
Key Stats are;
Malted to 133PPM
Distilled from 100% Islay grown Concerto barley, harvested in 2011 from Irene’s Field, Octomore Farm and distilled in 2012
Matured entirely on Islay in a combination of ex American whiskey and French wine casks Five aged years in 1st fill ex-American (25%), 3rd fill virgin oak (25%), 2nd fill Rivesaltes (20%), 2nd fill Syrah (20%), 2nd fill bourbon (10%)
Official Tasting Notes
Nose – Malted barley, Horlicks, the smell of the mash going into the mashtun. Heather wildfire, black tea, golden syrup, lemon sponge.
Palate – Golden syrup in the tin, smoked tea, wort, malted barley, pear, peach melba. Sea spray, heather flowers.
Finish – Smoke, toasted oak, rye bread, salt, ozone.