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Octomore Edition 06.2 / 167

Overall rating
86.09/100
votes
405
Whiskybase ID
WB43464
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Limousin
Bottled
2013
Stated Age
05 years old
Casktype
Ex Eau-de-Vie Limousin Oak Cask of Aquitaine
Number of bottles
18000
Strength
58.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 700 ml 700 ml
Bottle code
P/132486
Barcode
5055807400558
Bottled for
Travel Retail Exclusive
Added on
29 Jul 2013 2:17 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 336.22

51 × in wishlist

405 × member ratings

1920 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Octomore Edition 06.2 / 167

58 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.09 points

  1. Archer scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    At the beginning, the search for the smoke is almost in vain, it takes time to comfortably breathe into the nose. Smoke is also what remains in the finish, but there is not really much behind it anymore, the smoke conceals that it basically has little substance, hardly any foundation.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Warm and waxy, green grass, slightly metallic, hardly noticeable smoke. Herber herb mix. Ah, now the smoke is coming. Yes, yes, now quite clearly. Green apple and warm pear compote with cinnamon. Ginger cookies, some anise. A freshly opened bag of liquorice.
    • Taste
      83 83
      Very strong and aggressive on the tongue at the beginning, makes a lot of scratches. Warm apple pie, smoked. Dry smoke, sun-warmed tin roof. Liquorice, a hearty mixture of herbs, anise and ginger.
    • Finish
      83 83
      Intense and penetrating smoke, pepper, sweetly flavored tobacco.

  2. wbarchive_875995 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    Assorted nuts with smoke, cognac, sour apples and burnt flowers in a hospital ward.

    RATING: 88pts - [n23,t22,f21,b22] → |86-89: Remarkable|

  3. Ostap scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    2017-05-29:
    Unusual and high-quality whisky, whisky experiment! Ideal for long tasting in small quantities.
    • Nose
      90 90
      Restrained, smooth, peat, sweet vanilla, peanuts in sugar glaze, dates, crushed plum, wine, rubber, smoke, oak bark, baked potatoes in ashes, strawberries, toffee, apricot, apple pie, slaked lime, plaster, citrus acid toasted bacon, germinated wheat grain, dried figs. Rich in nuances of aroma.
    • Taste
      89 89
      Compote, a bunch of smoke, pepper, fruit sweetness, bitterness of herbal hospital tincture, quite sweet, nuts, citrus explosion.
    • Finish
      89 89
      Warms, smoke, pepper, ash, meat in a sweet sauce, lemon, dry, knits, roasted walnuts, oily, bitterly sick, oak, mineral (as if licking stones).

  4. Stanzeflasche scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Ginger, baked apple and vanilla. Earthy smoke above, but very subtle. Ripe white plum, which runs over the fingers. Icing sugar. Sugar candy, you can feel the influence of brandy. Kumquat, lime, lychee. Very balanced set. Almond paste, flavored with pistachio. Yellow wine from Jura. Some cereal reflections, wheat under the sun, roasted corn. White currant. With the addition of water, it stabilizes. Sweet, pastry and lemony on the palate, followed by spices. Slightly sour apples, white pepper, tarragon, smoked wood. Light but very long finish, plum and pomegranate, an ounce of iodine and salt, a sandy beach, light charcoal, brown sugar, butternut. Pear crumble.

    https://ilikesky2020.blogspot.com/2021/03/octomore-edition-062-5-yo.html
    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  5. robbert88 scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Reminds me a lot of the young bunnahabhain moine of orphan. Smoked salty meat. Heather. Apples. Grassy. A really young islay bucker.

  6. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Very intense and brute whisky, very sweet, very smoky, you have to like it and I do
    • Nose
      Directly Laddie, a thousand miles against the wind and unmistakable, caramel, intense cold smoke, the color yellow comes to my mind, also a lot of vanilla, honey, light fruits, the caramel is slightly burnt, hazelnut, yes you can also interpret cheese feet , but the good kind ;-), creamy, slightly greasy, I like it, much sweeter after the first sip
    • Taste
      Heavy smoke when starting, then creamy, oily, sweet, a pinch of cinnamon, vanilla, caramel, honey, ganache, nuts, sweet wine, cotton candy
    • Finish
      still creamy, very sweet, now Laddie flashes briefly, also fruity, candied, the sweetness counteracts the smoke well, but the smoke comes through better at the back, ashy, a bit of banana, long-lasting

  7. ConvalRen scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      83 83

  8. AnPiobaireStreodag scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    Perfect whisky after a day on the moor cutting peats. Needs diluting to take the edge off. Sweet taste and definitely not unpleasant as always with Octomore.

  9. Torgeir4 scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

  10. helmutgw scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    + H2O: opens, round, spicy, becomes buttery
    04.04.2018 84
    • Nose
      behavior, barely alcohol, spicy, fruity, lovage?
    • Taste
      hot-spicy, sweet, little details
    • Finish
      long, so

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