Aged 13 years in ex-bourbon, this expression has citrus and grain on the nose. On the palate, notes of vanilla, orange, and spice make for the perfect finish. Try this unfamiliar Speyside dram, you won't regret it.
This is the second Octomore release from Bruichladdich, produced at a staggering phenol level of 140ppm. Thier uniquely slow trickle-distillation and elegant stills bring a whole new dimension to peated whisky – all the heady, peat smoke aromas with an elegance and creamy texture that belie its age. On the basis of the sucess of Octomore 2.2: massive peat + bruichladdich elegance = an awesome spirit, The team at Bruichladich felt they had no choice but to dial up the already titanic peating of their original malted barley to create another whisky benchmark.
In Brittany, a cousin of Ireland and Scotland, the Celtic spirit lives on. The seaside moor environment there is ideal for our whisky to age in the best possible conditions.
Two copper stills for “last running” double distillation, a maturation cellar for in-depth work on different types of barrels and a cellar master who is passionate about the search for aromatic balance are so many factors that help make our Armorik Whiskies great whiskies.