Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Elixir Distillers (ElD)
Bottling serie
Elements of Islay
Calculated age
07 years old
Bourbon Barrel
59.8 % Vol.
30 ml 500 ml
Added on
29 Apr 2018 1:12 pm by Connaisseur
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 195.41

22 × in wishlist

33 × member ratings

91 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Octomore Oc5 ElD

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.00 points

  1. GlenSikkes did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Notes by producer:

    The peaty beast returns, bringing its classic cereal notes, and some juicy fruit for good measure.

    Cask details:
    Distillate from 2011 aged in a single bourbon barrel.

    Tasting Notes; 

    Multi-layered and fascinating, the nose offers lots of malty cereal, wet straw and peaty smoke alongside juicy fruit-salad notes of grapes and oranges.

    More fruit at first mingles with nuts, toffee, and cereal before an explosion of smoke takes over, slowly dissipating and leading to baked apple pastries.

    Baked apples and wisps of smoke from a wood-burning stove.

  2. Ficelli scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. Indianerhäuptling scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. Dominique69 scored this whisky 84 points Moderator

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82

  5. MaltyMillionaire scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Rich farmy peat, grassy, honey, creamy, white fruit, mild citrus. A bit fresher with water.
    • Taste
      Bruiser on the palate, but mellows to a range of complex notes. Sweet farmy peat, spice, honey, citrus, cereal, mild bitterness. Spice picks up again in the development, though is tamed by water, which makes the overall experiences sweeter.
    • Finish
      Long. Billowing sweet peat and spice fades to a pleasant, warming linger.

  6. gerrit de guru scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Crisp, fresh and fruity.
    Not really complex, a fraction too simple maybe.

  7. checkpointrk scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  8. Nikilema scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86


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