Where is Octomore made?
Octomore is the world’s most routinely heavily-peated single malt whisky, produced by Bruichladdich distillery on the Isle of Islay.
Who makes Octomore whiskey?
Bruichladdich Distillery is located on the southwestern tip of the remote Hebridean island of Islay, where we distil four unique spirits. Home to Bruichladdich, Port Charlotte and Octomore single malt whiskies and The Botanist Islay dry gin.
What is the best Octomore whisky?
Highest rated whiskies with > 3 votes
- 91.67. Octomore 2009 RBTW.
- 91.38. Octomore Edition 06.1 / 167.
- 91.33. Octomore Edition 07.3 / 169.
- 91.14. Octomore Edition 06.3 / 258.
- 90.86. Octomore Edition 06.3 / 258.
Is Octomore peated?
Octomore is a line of super-peated whiskies produced by the Bruichladdich distillery – one of Islay’s most iconic distilleries. Recently, the distillery released its latest batch of Octomore expressions.
Which is best whisky?
Here are some of the best whiskeys you can get your hands on now.
- Best Overall: Four Roses Single Barrel.
- Best Rye: Pikesville Straight Rye.
- Best Irish: Redbreast 12 Year Old.
- Best Scotch: The Balvenie DoubleWood.
- Best Peated Scotch: Bowmore 12 Year Old.
- Best Japanese: Hakushu 12 Year Old.
How do you pronounce Bruichladdich Scotch?
Bruichladdich. Many a dram drinker has made the mistake of making an “ick” or even “ich” sound at the end of the name of this Islay Scotch whisky. Correctly pronounced “Brook-laddie”, this distillery’s Gaelic name is often interpreted as “stony shore bank”, referring to its rugged island location.
How peaty is Laphroaig?
Most Laphroaig releases have a phenol level of 45 PPM, but the peat taste is most pronounced in Laphroaig 10 year old Cask Strength (88 points; around $70) and Laphroaig Lore (86 points; $125). Lagavulin—is peated to 35 PPM at the famed Port Ellen maltings using peat from Islay’s Castlehill Peat Bog.
Which Octomore has the highest PPM?
The most heavily peated whisky ever made, at least in the days of modern records, is Bruichladdich Octomore 6.3 (not rated, around $170). Released in 2015, the scotch has a gasp-inducing PPM of 258.
Is peaty smoky?
Peated whisky is given a smoky flavour by compounds which are released by the peat fires used to dry malted barley. The Length and intensity of exposure to the peat smoke dictates the strength of this flavour as do the characteristics of the peat itself.