The first release in Octomore's four-strong Masterclass series, 8.1 is made using Scottish barley and is peated to 167ppm. Aged in American-oak barrels, this is fruity and smoky with notes of vanilla, melon, citrus and marzipan.
Octomore Masterclass 08.1 “American Oak”
8 years old, 59.3% ABV, 187 ppm, 2009-2017, 1st Fill American Oak Casks
Appearance: Pale straw in color with slushy, unfocused legs and negligible beading.
Nose: Well-rounded peat smoke; tarry creosote; star anise; ocean sand; wet leather; Thai iced tea; marshmallow; hemp rope.
Palate: Very nice balance of sweet and peat; well integrated harmoniously; malted milk balls; cream of tartar “metallic” overtones; vanilla sour cream cake icing; more of that well-rounded, Octomore-style peat smoke; lemon zest; red apple skin; honey comb. The finish is medium-to-long.
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