Category Archives: Octomore

Peat Night 2018, at De Whiskykoning

It’s already been over a month, but a fond memory still. On the 9th of November we went all the way to Den Bosch for the annual Peat Night, orĀ ‘Turfkoekhapavond’. It was an utter disaster to get there, as is … Continue reading

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Octomore 08.2/167ppm, 2008-2017, 8yo, 58.4%

Slowly but surely slightly older Octomore are being released. In the case of Octomore it’s a bit weird since the age on the label will not entirely reflect a decent price point. Mostly because producing the whisky is ridiculously expensive. … Continue reading

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Octomore 06.3, 2009-2014, 5yo, 64%, Islay Barley

It’s been ages since I tried an Octomore. Well, last November if I recall correctly. Generally they’re not my first pick when it comes to peated whisky. Actually, apart from young Ledaig, they might actually be my last pick, although … Continue reading

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The annual Islay tasting at De Whiskykoning

The Islay tasting is one of the four seasonal tastings at De Whiskykoning. Officially it’s called the Winter Tasting. The other three are obviously Spring, Summer and Autumn. In that order the themes are Lowlands, Speyside and finally Highlands (and … Continue reading

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