Octomore 2007 Event Horizon 12 Year Old / Feis Ile 2019 - Signed
Octomore is the super-heavily peated single malt produced by Bruichladdich distillery, the most routinely heavily peated in the world. The whisky is named after the farm of the same name, located on a hillside north of the town of Port Charlotte. Having been traditionally an un-peated single malt due to the needs of its former owners for their blends, Murray McDavid were quick to diversify the Bruichladdich portfolio, also introducing the more lightly peated Port Charlotte and Lochindaal.
Released in 2019 at the annual Bruichladdich Day celebration during Islay's Feis Ile festival., the Event Horizon was the is oldest Octomore they had bottled to that date. Matured for over 12 years in Fernando de Castilla Oloroso and Pedro Ximenez sherry casks, the spirit was peated to a PPM of 162.6.
Feis Ile, also known as the Islay Festival of Music and Malt had humble beginnings. It traces it origins back to 1985 and the establishment of The Islay Festival Association after it was realised that an event celebrating Gaelic, music and culture would drive tourism to the island. The inaugural event was rtwo weeks of music, drama and workshops with ceilidhs, concerts and dances in the evening. The first whisky tasting took place as a festival event in 1990, and ten years later the island's distilleries began to be directly involved, organising their annual open days to coincide with it. Today it is one of the biggest events on the whisky calendar, annually drawing hundreds of revellers, and turning out an increasingly sought-after batch of limited edition whiskies like this.
One of only 2,000 bottles. This particular bottle has been signed.
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