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Octomore Edition 10.4 διάλογος / 88 PPM

Overall rating
87.52/100
votes
131
Whiskybase ID
WB126656
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Virgin Oak
Vintage
2016
Bottled
18.07.2019
Stated Age
03 years old
Casktype
Heavily Toasted French Limousin Virgin Oak
Number of bottles
12000
Strength
63.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Bottle code
L165337 19/168
Barcode
5055807412285
Added on
25 Feb 2019 4:08 am by Lord Octomore
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 177.64

40 × in wishlist

131 × member ratings

418 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Octomore Edition 10.4 διάλογος / 88 PPM

27 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.52 points

  1. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Kept in the Octomore Masterclass during the Feis Ile 2019.
    • Nose
      worn sneaker, smoke yes, but not too strong, warmed up, the cinnamon, which I expected, quite spicy, for three years not too spirited
    • Taste
      Wow, the mouth is busy, dry, Big Red bubble gum !!!, violently, yes you notice the youth, wow, that's not easy, yes, smoke and a lot, but the rest is so overwhelming
    • Finish
      Heckraus surprisingly short in comparison to other Octomore, also the cinnamon subsides, but is still the longest since

  2. gossm01 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
      Intense peat smoke, toffee, malty sweetness, vanilla, pipe tobacco, light honey sweetness, glue, citrus fruit
    • Taste
      90 90
      Ash, earthy, honey sweetness, vanilla, slightly oily, raisin
    • Finish
      89 89
      Intense and long-lasting

  3. Malthead19 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    - already one of the better representatives of the Octomore series,
    - for just 3 years of maturity a great aroma, very good barrels
    - very well done masterpiece
    • Nose
      clearly smoky note (but very pleasantly integrated), peat, herbs, surprisingly complex
    • Taste
      oW: massive, powerful, almost too sharp;

      mW: significantly better, more pleasant, the herbal aromas come out more clearly (thyme, rosemary), aromatic smoke, not this massive, cold ash smoke
    • Finish
      medium smoky departure;
      longer smoother reverberation

  4. thijs100 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Whiffs of resin and rubber are the first aromas to stand out, followed by a deep and rich note of bonfire, unlike I've ever experienced in a whisky before. Wood varnish and tobacco leave their impression too, and this has a subtle farmy quality to it as well. Interesting, to say the least. Markedly different than the other three Octomore 10s, let alone other whiskies out there.
    • Taste
      Spicy arrival with notes of pepper, cloves and nutmeg. Fairly dry as well. More peaty than smoky, the inverted experience of the nose, although that bonfire note does peak through on the palate every once in a while. A touch of shoe polish as well.
    • Finish
      Long, dry and spicy, but also with tobacco and peat.

  5. FernetBranco scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Strong (oh what?) Octomore with a buttery nose. On the palate, too, I would have "blindly" guessed that a wine barrel would be post-matured. Great thing for friends of the super-heavily-peated faction!
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. thebonewolf scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    Amazing nose, incredibly savory and mouthwatering.
    • Nose
      96 96
      Funky Octomore peat, intensely meaty/barbecue smoke. Much heavier on meat/barbecue spice than the smoke.
    • Taste
      93 93
      Woody, smoky, spicy. Reminds a lot of a kangaroo jerky.
    • Finish
      93 93
      Dry, peaty/earthy, as spices fade over a long finish.

  7. zapfdaniel scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  8. Ro_Loe_10 scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Caramel, red fruits, oak
    • Taste
      Very dry, oaky, intense and spicy
    • Finish
      Medium, dominated by oak

  9. ThinLizzy scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  10. gossm01 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    It has a relatively oily viscosity and its bouquet is of relatively strong intensity. I have aromas of intense peat smoke, toffee, malty sweetness, vanilla, pipe tobacco, honey sweetness? Citrus fruit, ash and bacon. Moderately complex. A good balance between sweetness and dryness in terms of taste. He has clearly noticeable alcohol and a relatively heavy body.

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