Octomore Edition 10.1 διάλογος / 107 PPM

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
05 years old
Number of bottles
59.8 % Vol.
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
L163327 19/163
Added on
25 Feb 2019 3:51 am by Lord Octomore
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 136.25

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81 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Octomore Edition 10.1 διάλογος / 107 PPM

14 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.96 points

  1. Jackson05 scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    Was my last malt during a whisky festival, just to ensure my palate was indeed destroyed. I’m not an octomore fan in general, but I thought it was less complex and more astringent than other versions I’ve had. Not for me.

  2. Archer scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    That's definitely not enough, what the 10.1 delivers here. Nice to know the barley used, but maybe a few more years would have worked better.
    • Nose
      82 82
      Slight biting smoke, at least at the beginning. You should give it some time and time for yourself.
      Even if he is more comfortable after some time, he shows himself still quite aggressive, ready to jump - where will show.
      Green apple, freshly mown grass, green branches, fresh savoy cabbage leaves. The nose says: young vegetables. Every now and then alcohol flashes through. A little vanilla.
    • Taste
      83 83
      Strong start, dry from the beginning. Cold, ashen peat smoke. Green apples, pear wedges. Somewhat grassy and slightly grainy. Malt, caramel - and then they left him.
    • Finish
      82 82
      Apart from the longer-lasting smoke, the finish is short, spicy and with a slight sweetness of unripe apples.

  3. DarrenHJA scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    Just as meh as the .4
    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      81 81

  4. larswehmeier scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Unfortunately a little disappointing and in a direct comparison extremely similar to 10.3, but due to the less pronounced citrus fruits and the missing herbal note, but clearly inferior and less exciting.

    A rock-solid Octomore - but unfortunately not anymore either.

  5. Dhugal MacArdry scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      90 90

  6. TechnOBY scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  7. grinface scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    A highlight on the nose, the rest lacks a bit of Octomore power. Not bad at all, but you might wish for more than that tasting the heavily peated style of Bruichladdich. Full review (in german): https://keinehalbendrinks.de/2019/11/14/zehn-punkt/

  8. nhuber scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    Underwhelming for a Octomore, also with water... Save your money for another one...like the 10.3

  9. Stanzeflasche scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Marsh peat, white fruit, charcoal, very delicate vanilla, fresh mint. It's very balanced. White plums, Mirabelle plums, crushed vanilla beans. Mustard seeds. Intense palate, very oily, argan nuts, sweet olives. Final quite violent, which resonates in the mouth, fresh. Sage, zucchini flower. Very ample, quite vegetal.
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  10. thijs100 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Surprisingly light and subtle with notes of barley husks, wood smoke and a touch of sour beer, but also liquorice root. After a little while apple peel, vanilla custard and almond paste take over and don't let go of the wheel.
    • Taste
      Powerful stuff. The smoke certainly plays more a leading role here. Touches of sea shells, sweet barley, a whiff of lime, as well as cloves and chili pepper.
    • Finish
      Big notes of peat, as well as rubber. Ending on a sweeter note. Demerara sugar. Long.


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