Bruichladdich Octomore 9.2


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As with all great experiments, one variable must change. Octomore 09.2 has followed the same path as its 09.1 counterpart until its final year. Distilled just one week apart, this edition explores the influence of flavourful European oak.

Sweet fruit, cherry, plum and strawberry notes introduce an interesting dimension to this super-heavily peated spirit but it is perhaps the values of our fellow French artisans that peak our interest.

Curious. Sensitive. Attentive.

We draw parallels from the philosophies of those who have passed on their toasted barriques. Knowing that this wood has originally been sourced with care, filled with liquid that has been pain-stakingly crafted, gives us the confidence to commit our own precious liquid to its full command.

OCTOMORE 09.2 is:
Malted to 156PPM.
Distilled from 100% Scottish grown Concerto barley, harvested in 2011 and distilled in 2012.
Matured entirely on Islay in for five years in ex-american whiskey casks (4yrs) and 2nd fill Bordeaux red wine casks (1yr).
Bottled unchill-filtered and colouring free at Bruichladdich Distillery, 58.2% alc. / vol.
Limited to 12,000 bottles.