Octomore 09.1 Dialogos

Peated Single Malt

Octomore // Islay, Scotland

community rating

4 out of 5 stars
( 69 )

Octomore 09.1 Dialogos was released September 2018. It is made with 100% Scottish barley, specifically the Concerto barley variety. Octomore is Bruichladddich's super heavily peated line, with this bottling peated to 156ppm. Distilled in 2012, this single malt matured exclusively in ex-American whiskey casks. In detail the breakdown is as follows: 51% Jim Beam casks, 26% Jack Daniel's casks, 15% Clermont casks, and 8% Old Grand-Dad casks. Bottled at 59.1% ABV without coloring or chill-filtration, this is a limited release of 42,000 bottles.

  • age
    5 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Peated Single Malt
    100% malted barley from a single distillery. Dried with peat.
  • Cask Type
    ex-American whiskey casks

Tasting Notes

"Surprisingly herbal and green, almost like mezcal. Balanced vegetal peat, with relatively subtle smoke and notes of banana mush. Given time, it displays a quite intense vanilla sweetness. The palate is brazen, but settles down after a little whill. Chock full of thick, dense smoke, with whiffs of rubber and char, but there's a caramel sweetness as well, with plenty of vanilla and a whisper of lemon."

Score 86

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