Unleash the Power of Peat with Octomore 13.3 5 Year Old Whisky
Prepare to embark on a mesmerizing journey of flavor with Octomore 13.3 5 Year Old Whisky. Crafted by the talented friend and farmer, James Brown, this exceptional spirit is a testament to the extraordinary power of peat and the diverse harvests from Islay's single farm.
From the very first sip, you'll be captivated by the enticing aromas that greet your senses. Malt sugar and gentle peat smoke intertwine, creating a symphony of scents that will transport you to the rugged beauty of Islay. Fresh green fruit, rose, geranium, apricot, and eucalyptus dance on your palate, offering a tantalizing preview of the layers of complexity that lie within.
As you delve deeper into this whisky's character, a world of flavors unfolds. Marzipan, ginger, nut biscuits, and honeyed melon reveal themselves, each sip revealing a new nuance to discover. With time, the malty fruity essence takes center stage, while a drop of water enhances the beauty of the peat smoke, adding an extra dimension to the experience.
On the palate, Octomore 13.3 offers a delicate and velvety sensation. Sweet honey and brown sugar caress your taste buds, gracefully giving way to a whisper of peat smoke. The second sip unveils delightful notes of lemon rind, seashells, malty biscuit, marzipan, and coconut. The peat smoke, reminiscent of boot polish and ash, remains gentle enough to allow the subtle floral and malty nuances to shine through.
As the journey reaches its climax, the marine character develops, and the smoke intensifies, leaving a lasting impression on your palate. Each sip is a testament to the artistry and craftsmanship that goes into creating this exceptional whisky.
Indulge in the extraordinary flavors of Octomore 13.3 5 Year Old Whisky and unlock a world of peat-infused delight. Whether you're a seasoned whisky connoisseur or a curious newcomer, this whisky is sure to captivate your senses and leave you craving more. Experience the power of peat like never before with Octomore 13.3.
Tasting Note by Bruichladdich:
Nose: Aromas of malt sugar and gentle peat smoke lead you into the dram. Layer of fresh green fruit come next followed by rose, geranium, apricot and eucalyptus. Marzipan, ginger, nut biscuits, and honeyed melon can also come through with the malty fruity character coming to the fore with a little time. Adding a drop of water will bring out the peat smoke beautifully.
Palate: A soft and delicate on the palate, sweet honey and brown sugar give way to a whisper of peat smoke. The second sip brings lemon rind and seashells, a delicate marine hint along with malty biscuit notes and marzipan and coconut. The peat smoke has hints of boots polish and ash but is gentle enough to allow the subtle floral malty notes to shine.
Finish: The marine character develops and the smoke increases on the palate, honey and lemon with warm sand and marzipan. Final fruity traces of peach and stewed pears bring a little sweetness to the finish.