Liquid Gold Award - 2014
Jim Murray's Whisky Bible
Insider knowledge: Bruichladdich Octomore 01.1 whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Bruichladdich Octomore 01.1 whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
Nose: Rich, punchy. Wood smoke, tarry ropes. Pipe tobacco, glowing embers. Smoked meats, seaweed, aniseed.
Palate: Smoke. Spiced, peppery oak. Coastal. Good peat, under0ripe fruit.
Finish: Peaty, long finish, oily, coastal.