octomore 8.3

Tasting the peatiest whisky in the world

2017-12-19

Earlier this year, the progressive distillers of Bruichladdich have released their Octomore Eights series, 4 heavily-peated whiskies following the path of their smoky predecessors but one of them took peat to a whole new level… Let’s have a look at Octomore 8.3, said to be the most peated whisky in the world with 309 PPM on the label ! (New to whisky and want to …

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On the way back to Age Statement

2017-11-29

Flavour doesn’t depend upon age. Just back from one of those phone calls that really resonate with me and ring a bell in my head “Are we still discussing this??” – one cannot but notice that YES, we are, NAS and clichés about young whiskies are still a thorny issue within the industry. What was this phone call about? Em… Please excuse my lack of …

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Whisky Live Paris 2017: my favourites

2017-09-28

As promised, let’s have a look back at the delicious drams I had the chance to taste at Whisky Live Paris last weekend – here’s a shortlist of my personal favourites – As usual, I selected whiskies for all types of taste and budget 😀 Compass Box – No Name A new peated Compass Box bottling! “For this, our peatiest Whisky yet, We have decided …

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