Bruichladdich Octomore 8.1, Single Malt Whisky, 70cl
Often considered to be the smokiest single malt whisky in the world. There have been eight releases of this coveted range. This whisky is made using barley from mainland Scotland, and is peated to an impressive 167ppm.
- Region: Islay
- Distillery: Bruichladdich
- Age/Name: 8.1
- Size: 70cl
- Strength: 59.3% ABV
- Bottled By: Distiller
- Chill-Filtered: No
Nose: A big hit of maritime peat, with salty mineral seaweed, a hint of liquorice, apple, oak char and bonfire ash.
Palate: Earthy peat now, with smoked cereal, roasted and slightly burnt coffee bean, black pepper and grass.
Finish: Smokey tobacco, dried mango and of course a good helping of lingering peat smoke.