£141.67 61.6% ALC./VOL.
This limited edition Octomore 13.4 explores the astounding flavour produced when Octomore, the world’s most heavily peated spirit, is influenced by virgin oak – American virgin oak to be precise.
EXPLORATIONS IN VIRGIN OAK
This limited edition Octomore 13.4 began its maturing life in first fill ex-American whiskey casks for six months before being transferred into 300 litre American virgin oak casks, which had been subjected to a high toast level. This high toast level in the cask brings warming and complex toasted oak notes, with layer upon layer of vanilla, toffee and spice.
Always taking a nuanced approach to exploring the Octomore spirit, Adam comments: “These casks are like sister casks to those used in the release of the Octomore 10.4. Both distilled in 2016 from the Scottish Mainland harvest of Concerto barley, the defining difference has been in the type of oak species used, with this particular expression using American virgin oak (Quercus Alba), while the 10.4 used European virgin oak (Quercus Robur). The difference in flavour demonstrates the evolving suite of compounds found through oak species, the different coopering make-up (cask size) and the time spent in the respective casks.”
"OCTOMORE TRULY SITS IN A WORLD OF ITS OWN. GETTING TO PUSH THIS LIQUID TO ITS VERY LIMITS IS A PLEASURE AND A WELCOME CHALLENGE YEAR ON YEAR."
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EXPLORE MORE FROM OCTOMORE
Our Octomore single malts have defied received whisky wisdom since they were first distilled in 2002. Sometimes bottled bold and brazen at 5 years old, always super-heavily peated and bottled close to cask strength, Octomore’s surprising elegance has led us to define it as “The Impossible Equation”.