Sampling the Octomore 7 series and the new 8 series at 1806 bar in Melbourne, Australia.
Octomore 8.1, Octomore 8.3 and Octomore 8.4.
Nose: New car fabric, malted barley, vanilla, sea salt, gentle smoke, sweeties in a sweetie jar. Candied orange.
Palate: Smokey embers, malted barley, creamy, walnuts and fudge.
Finish: Vanilla slice, citrus and honey with smoked fish.
Nose :Salted nuts, creamy, vanilla, fishing boats, cinnamon, floral.
Palate: Savoury, sea salt, earthy, malty, drying, delicate smoke and peach melba.
Finish: Spice, earthy smoke, plum, dark chocolate.
Nose: Lots of cask influence, diluted smoke, pencil shaving, oak, summer fruits and toffee popcorn.
Palate: Toasted oak, delicate smoke, fruity, vanilla and praline.
Finish: long and bittersweet, salty with espresso.
All the Octomore 8 Series will soon be in stock so be ready to experience the first created by new Master Distiller Adam Hannett.
In the meantime pick up the last of the Octomore created by former Master Distiller Jim McEwan.
Octomore - The World's Peatiest Whisky