More than a decade since its inception, Octomore’s 10th core release breaks its own conventions. Gone is the minimum phenolic ppm; gone the consistency of its five-year age statement – ‘The 10s’ put their faith in the quality of Octomore’s spirit and shrewd maturation to create a range of bottlings which transcends the single-minded pursuit of smoke. While remaining outrageously peated, this is, nonetheless, Octomore opening new doors, exploring its softer side and reassessing its outlook. Octomore, but not as you know it.