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Octomore Oc1 (65,4%, Elements of Islay 2015, 50 cl) – 88/100

Octomore 06.3 ‘Islay Barley’ (64%, OB 2014, 258 ppm, 15.000 btl.) – 87/100

Octomore 5 yo 04.2 ‘Comus’ (61%, OB 2012, 18.000 btl.) – 88/100

Octomore 5 yo 04.1 (62,5%, OB 2010, 167 ppm, 15.000 btl.) – 84/100

Ardbeg Supernova (58,9%, OB 2009) – 85/100

Bruichladdich 3D3 ‘Norrie Campbell’ (46%, OB 2006) – 85/100

A new series that I would like to introduce on this blog: “Ten days of…”. It will consist of 3 or 4 posts with tasting notes from a single distillery and / or with a common theme and spread over 10 days. I’ll start with a couple of peated Bruichladdich releases. First, a word or […]

Bruichladdich posted the line-up for this year on its blog. We can expect a multi-vintage sherry bottling, the mature X4 (which can now be called true whisky), a new Octomore with even more peat than the current release (140ppm), the new Port Charlotte PC8 (in a black tin again), a new XVII, Infinity III and […]

A few months ago, Bruichladdich released a private batch of its Octomore at 80 ppm phenols. After that, the public batch of Bruichladdich Octomore was the heaviest peated whisky in the world at 131 ppm. A liquid ash tray.   Ardbeg Supernova Yesterday, Ardbeg announced to launch its own peat monster: Ardbeg Supernova at “over […]



October 2015
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  • Tony: The Brora at 1500 Euros seems to recognise that last years similarly priced just hasn't sold, so no increase there (and even a slight drop). Then agai
  • kallaskander: Hi there, I remember that Bacardi said all the Last Great Malts would carry an age statement. Which is true. I thought they promised they would all b
  • WhiskyNotes: It looks like this will not be part of the official selection this year. Maybe an upcoming standalone release.

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