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Octomore Edition 08.2 Masterclass / 167 PPM

Overall rating
88.79/100
votes
280
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Ochdamh-mor 167 PPM
Vintage
2008
Bottled
2017
Stated Age
08 years old
Casktype
Mourvedre, Sauternes, Sweet Wine, Amarone
Number of bottles
36000
Strength
58.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 700 ml
Bottle code
L 161343 17/179
Bottled for
Travel Retail
Added on
08 Aug 2017 5:49 pm by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 156,02

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280 × member ratings

1063 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Octomore Edition 08.2 Masterclass / 167 PPM

28 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.79 points

  1. dandan798 scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    Close to peated perfection!
    • Nose
      93 93
      smoke, bonfire, ham, sweet, grapes, port, sea breeze, salt, iodine, engine oil,
    • Taste
      96 96
      sweet, citrus, green apple, lemon, smoke, grapes, berries, honey, vanilla, raisins, chocolate, brown sugar, campfire, pepper, cinnamon, clove, Christmas cake, hazelnuts
    • Finish
      93 93
      smoke, cinnamon, clove, Christmas cake, vanilla, grapes, cherries, tobacco, salt, lemon, sea breeze, hazelnuts

  2. schero scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    I do not like it, but I like it.
    • Nose
      Smoky sweet orange peels, burned and wet charcoal, gradually red fruit come through, vinous, juicy and intense blood orange
    • Taste
      Sweet smoky start, neat bite, the sweetness is getting stronger, the vinous notes and the blood orange are immediately present again, with time a little creamy, a lot of heat in the mouth
    • Finish
      Viney red fruits mixed with smoke and oak, very sweet wood tones, very light bitterness, bittersweet creaminess on the palate

  3. Goethe scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    After the Octomore 7.2 Syrah another delicious wine finish. Of course the Amarone is calling the tune, red fruits and berries going a long way down with the very present smoke. A very well balanced malt but a bit to dry at the end. Concluding the 7.2 Octomore is in my opinion a nuance better intermeshed (the Octomore character and the Syrah finish). It's hard to get the Sauternes and the Amarone pulling on the same rope. Therefore it is a great result.Concerning price/performance ratio: 7/10
    • Nose
      Smoke, ashes, red fruits (raspberry, strawberry, some dark grapes, dark cherries), dried fruits, raisins, overripe peaches and oranges, hints of caramel, great Amarone influence.
    • Taste
      Sweet spicy smoke. Tobacco, red fruits again very present, tar, cigar punch, dark chocolate, leather.
    • Finish
      Long. Liquorice, red fruits, tobacco, ashes.

  4. DerDennis! scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    As with many Octomore one does not notice here his small age. Also drinkable without water, but a bit spicy. Very complex nose, despite the first superimposed smoke.
    In the mouth then a little closed and not so complex.
    Even water does not help much there, but the sharpness disappears immediately.
    • Nose
      89 89
      First of all, of course, decent wood smoke, smoked ham, some leather, then it will be sweet and spicy. Nutmeg, ginger, malt, citrus notes, carnation. The alcohol is there, but does not sting ... goes in the direction of impregnating spray. Occasionally, orange and cinnamon sparkle.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Sparkling, spicy, light sweetness, pepper, ginger, smoke, bitter honey, orange peel, tannins, some mint, malt, coffee beans.
      With water it gets milder, latte and caramel.
    • Finish
      85 85
      medium long, slightly metallic, wood smoke, liquorice, becoming dry

  5. Mr.Wong scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    What a lovely combination of a smoke Octomore with a variety of wine casks. Outstanding whisky! Love it!
    • Nose
      a lot of sweet wine, delicious salty smoke, bacon, vanilla
    • Taste
      very winey, oily, mouth full, sweet dried fruits, almost like sherry
    • Finish
      Long, winey, sweet

  6. maltaholic scored this whisky 81 points Connoisseur

    I smell raisins, a slight smoky note.

    The intense smoke is only on the tongue. Clouds of smoke, like from the chimney. Ham and smoked bacon.

    The Schlotfeger sends greetings.

  7. Torgeir4 scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

  8. Lebenswassertester scored this whisky 89 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
      intense, spicy, complex smoke, cola
      from medically over leather to tobacco notes
    • Taste
      87 87
      surprisingly sweet - subtly sour
      Cola with ginger and maggi
    • Finish
      87 87
      rauchig, salzig

  9. TheWhiskyDungeon scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      slightly smoky, complex, vanilla, leather, fire, ashes, charcoal, bacon, nuts, chocolate, orange, aniseed, sourdough, brown sugar, banana, nuts
    • Taste
      red wine, raisins, wood, BBQ, charcoal, toasted bread, strawberry jam, peat, mint, chocolate, coffee, caramel, nutmeg

  10. Jaydee scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    Excellent whisky! Well balanced. Explosion of taste. Smoke, peat, sweet fruit, oak. Long finish. I am a big octomore fan and this expression certainly confirms why.

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