Octomore Edition 10.2 διάλογος / 96.9 ppm

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
08 years old
1st Fill American Whisky / 3rd fill Sauternes
Number of bottles
56.9 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
L163330, 19/167
Added on
20 Sep 2019 10:27 pm by Tauti
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 164.28

60 × in wishlist

140 × member ratings

645 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Octomore Edition 10.2 διάλογος / 96.9 ppm

27 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 87.82 points

  1. thijs100 scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Stone fruits like peach and nectarine at the forefront, with a whiff of smoked bacon and charred oak in the background. A touch salty seaweed as well. It gives of a rich, buttery, oily vibe.
    • Taste
      Thick and sticky mouthfeel, with notes of butterscotch and refined sugar. Nice interplay between the sweet notes and the barbecue smoke. Hints of leather and rubber, as well as iodine.
    • Finish
      A tad dry. A whiff of chocolate and nougat. Lingering smoke and tar.

  2. redlightsflash89 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Had a sample of this. My first octomore and it is what I expect. A strong alcoholic medicinic smokey islay. What amazes me most is the almost oily texture, spreads very well all over my mouth.

    Quite expensive but really tasty.
    • Nose
      86 86
      changes a little bit with water, first impression is very sweet, apricots, peaches, maracuja. Then the smoke sets in (coal. fish factory). Very well balanced on the nose gets smokier with a little bit of water.
    • Taste
      85 85
      Clearly influenced by the sauterne cask. Starts of unexpectedly sweet but then it is followed by a lot of smoke. Smoked Salmon for me but also crisp bacon.
    • Finish
      88 88
      Smoke smoke and lots of it, but still a little bit of sweetness and cough medicine. Also quite salty. Very complex. I like it!

  3. grinface scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    If you give it some time it will reward you. From palate to aftertaste it will take you on a salty and hot ride. Full review (in german): https://keinehalbendrinks.de/2019/11/14/zehn-punkt/

  4. Joint86 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Nose: full bodied, winey, barberry, dead log 87
    Taste: simple, sharp, sweet, dark grapes, Raisins. 85
    Finish: medium, woody. 85
    Balance: 84
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  5. Dris scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

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

  6. Malthead19 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    - a good tasty octomore
    - Despite the high percentages, really still drinkable and pleasant - for 120 to 140 € already really at the upper limit, there is a tendency
    rather too expensive
    • Nose
      very pleasant sweet smoke aromas, smoke only slightly present, vanilla, caramel
    • Taste
      oW: very intense, powerful, powerful first impression, you notice the 57% but not unpleasant, smoke and sweet aromas dominate
    • Finish
      smoker longer departure;
      longer smoky reverberation

  7. gooos scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

  8. Max70 scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

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

  9. the_muskox scored this whisky 91 points Expert Junior

    I’m in love. The peat and Sauternes casks haven’t overwhelmed each other – it’s quite sweet, but balanced by savoury, sour, and smoke. There’s such a great richness, but the finish lightens up in a pleasant and almost refreshing way. Great complexity as well, as expected from Octomore. Wise beyond its years.

    Nose: Octo-magic. Savoury and salty and spiky and funky, with that familiar sour cream note. Various pork notes – prosciutto, bacon, and brown-sugar-glazed ham. Salted plantain chips, pickled lemon peel, dashi, seaweed salad, and fresh seafood. There’s definitely a heavy sweetness here – vanilla buttercream, crystallized pineapple, manuka honey, white cherries, and elderflower. Sweet sugary barley and burnt marshmallow in the middle. Uh, roast zuchinni?

    Palate: Medium-oily texture. Honey-sweet and nutty barley up fruit, before the smoky blast. Plum, orange, cantaloupe, pineapple, crème brulee, nori, more prosciutto, and butter. Big medicinal smoke in the middle, smothered in honey. Honey-sweetened black tea, peach cobbler, smoked peach, and lemonade. Ajitama egg, roast fennel, toasted sesame seeds, and nutmeg on the back end.

    Finish: Long, with the texture lightening up a bit. Honey, fruit cocktail syrup, sweet grapefruit, kosher salami fried in a dirty wok in the woods, brown sugar, and burnt marshmallows. Lots of cardamom and ginger, as well as nutmeg, mint, and candied flowers. Some green grape and lemon juice tartness. Pretty much a Penicillin.

  10. butt scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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


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