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Octave Range – Tasting Notes

Octave Auchentoshan 1999 12yo 54.8% Cask 350359
Before:
malty, creamy, grassy, dried bananas, pineapple.
After: honey, oranges, chocolate, red fruits, rhubarb.
 
Octave Auchroisk 1988 22yo 52% Cask 770686
Before:
juicy, citrus fruits, pastry, soft spice.
After: fruity, lime cordial, basil, caramel, liquorice.
 
Octave Caol Ila 1983 28yo 51.7% Cask 400926
Before:
waxy, orange rind, dry ash, smoke, aniseed.
After: vanilla, sesame seeds, soft smoke, lime, raspberries, kiwi fruits, peaches.
 
Octave Craigellachie 1999 11yo 54.8% Cask 752330
Before:
melons, straw, brown sugar, coffee beans.
After: grapes, lemon zest, soft ash, ginger, grassy.

Octave Glenlivet 1968 42yo 40.6% Cask 470772
Before:
camphor, lime leaves, coconut, nutmeg, brown sugar.
After: coffee beans, lychees, raspberries, cream, caramel.
 
Octave Glenrothes 1970 40yo 40.6% Cask 495777
Before:
plums, grassy, limes, walnuts, poached pears.
After: kiwi fruits, strawberries, toffee sauce, vanilla custard.
 
Octave Invergordon 1972 40yo 40.6% Cask 520883
Before:
pineapple, orange, honeycomb, plums, sherbet.
After: fresh cut pine, caramel, lemon peel, cherries.
 
Octave Port Dundas 1973 38yo Cask 600952
Before:
ginger, meaty, rhubarb, grassy, spicy.
After: honey, toffee, aniseed, cherries, chocolate, nutty, raisins.

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