Octomore 8.1 Masterclass is distilled in 2009 and is known for its high peat content of 168 PPM. Nevertheless, the flavors are very flexible, what follows from the aging in first-fill American oak casks. Octomore 8.1 is extremely rich and powerful, but give him time in your glass and very pleasant and soft flavors take over. Pour him a rich aroma consisting of smoke, tar and peat comes towards you. This passes into refined notes of candied orange, pepper, chocolate and vanilla fudge. The flavors are very delicate. This opens with a hint of salt which develops vanilla, fudge, marzipan, walnuts, melon and citrus. The aftertaste reminiscent of smoke, peat and sweet notes of oak.