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Octomore Edition 08.2 Masterclass / 167 PPM

Overall rating
88.75/100
votes
398
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
200 ml 700 ml 700 ml
Bottle code
L 161343 17/179
Barcode
5055807406178
Bottled for
Travel Retail
Added on
08 Aug 2017 5:49 pm by holborndrinker
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 162.49

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398 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Octomore Edition 08.2 Masterclass / 167 PPM

50 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.75 points

  1. 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

  2. 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

  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. Likudi scored this whisky 83 points Moderator

    Degrades strongly after 2 months of opening
    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  5. 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

  6. VanOpek scored this whisky 88 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
      dried plum/apricot/raisin, forest fruits: blackberries, blueberries, sweet and volatile, cherry tincture, flowers and honey, sweet red wine, red grape, chocolate, coconut,
    • Taste
      89 89
      sweetness, cherry / cherry / pepper and spices, red fruit, hints of oak and vanilla, smoke, peat, campfire, raspberry and wild strawberry
    • Finish
      86 86
      dry and spicy, new wood, light bitterness, chili, oak, peat, smoke, well balanced, tobacco and cocoa

  7. Kantenmechaniker scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    As a friend of Sauternes ripening, it has not completely failed, but if you don't like sweet whisky, then it will be really difficult here, I've definitely had many better ones
    • Nose
      Slightly spicy smoke, cinnamon, sour, creamy, vanilla, a bit of caramel, still a bit edgy, you can feel the alcohol in the nose, the typical sweet wine notes come through, slightly nutty, also sweet
    • Taste
      Oily, smoke, intense, creamy, sweet, this is where the sweet wine strikes, sugary, ashy, honey, cotton candy, everything is candied, burnt caramel, here Amarone can be guessed at
    • Finish
      some mint, cotton candy, smoke, cold, sticky, a little salt on the tip of the tongue

  8. Mortar1703 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  9. Othorion scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      87 87

  10. JoshNRW scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    Blindtasting at Voss
    • Nose
      88 88
      Salty, round, maximum 20 years, cardboard, 52%, there is somehow a strange bad note, cowshed?
    • Taste
      88 88
      Boah, not so round at first, very funny on the face, sweet, salty, tingling, but rather 55% and rather younger, but also exciting.
    • Finish
      87 87

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