Bottle - Cask # 3.318
Cask No. 3.318, EXOTIC MISO-GLAZED OCTOPUS

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Cask No. 3.318 Lightly peated

EXOTIC MISO-GLAZED OCTOPUS

Alberta: sold out
British Columbia: sold out

The sweetness of the initially smoky aroma was incredible – a potpourri of heather, lavender, roses and violets. This was followed by scorched juicy raisins and the scent of crushed pink and white seashells. When we tried it, just like ‘Hazy Sunset’ – a cocktail made from smoked ice, pineapple and lime juice, light rum and two dashes of Angostura bitters garnished with a fresh cherry and mint sprig.

With a small amount of water, we made duck breast a l’orange with sweet oven roasted new potatoes, while on the palate we went Japanese enjoying sticky miso and lime-glazed octopus with crispy matcha tempura batter. Bottled for the 2021 Islay Whisky Festival.

 

Age 16 years
Date Distilled 6 February 2004
Cask Type 2nd fill ex-bourbon barrel
Region Islay
Outturn 195 bottles
ABV 57.1 %