octomore virgin oak

Dream Dram: Reviewing Bruichladdich’s Octomore 7.4 – Virgin Oak


In 2008, the distilling team at Bruichladdich quietly laid down another โ€œwhat if?โ€ project in the far corner of their 1845 Port Charlotte warehouses. “What if we put 167ppm Octomore spirit into virgin oak casks? What would the combination of smoke-rich Octomore and sweet, honeyed vanilla derived from the great French oak forests of Allier produce?” This was uncharted territory, the first time that spirit …

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