Octomore Edition 06.3 / 258

Overall rating
89.43/100
votes
17
Whiskybase ID
WB186432
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Islay Barley - Lorgba Field, Octomore Farm
Vintage
2009
Bottled
29.01.2015
Stated Age
05 years old
Casktype
Oak Casks
Number of bottles
18000
Strength
64.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Bottle code
P/140764, P/140768 15/040
Barcode
087236700539
Market
us United States
Added on
28 jun 2021 2:48 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

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Whisky reviews for Octomore Edition 06.3 / 258

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 89.43 points.

  1. Guddes87 scored this whisky 94 points Member Junior

  2. ben_a scored this whisky 94 points Expert Junior

    beautifully balanced

  3. dewo scored this whisky 82 points Member Senior

    Something special, at least as far as the price.
    • Nose
      81 81
      Extremely strong phenolic smoke that intrudes like a hammer.
      Medical sharpness is immediately added to the smoke, only after a long time you can see a little vanilla and a little undefinable sweetness.
    • Taste
      83 83
      There was a bit of sweetness right at the beginning, but it can not be grasped because the smoke immediately catches the mouth and sticks to the palate.
      Otherwise, a slightly spicy wood is still visible.
    • Finish
      81 81
      Smoky sweet chocolate, rather hits the nail on the head.
      Slightly creamy, long-lasting and finally light citrus notes with a butter biscuit appeal

  4. Shmotch scored this whisky 84 points Newbie

    The peated arms race...258 ppm phenol...strong peat smoke in the nose, the mouthful is coating, more smoke, a hint of sweetness? an orange thrown in the fire? very high ABV, small bit of water does aid to bring other flavor notes into the picture...brine, maybe a sardine in a shoe...my concluding sense is the high ppm index is most impactful in nose...Ardbeg Corryvreken I find to be more “peat smokey” in palate

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