Quote Originally Posted by ebo View Post
I find that I tend to like the younger Islays (10 - 12 years) over the the older ones. The peat and smoke mellow with more aging. I guess I just really like the intense peat/smoke in the younger whiskies.
So far, I am there with you. Which brings me to my drink for the night Octomore 1.1, damn, it is freaking phenomenal! I love this stuff. For something so peaty and intensely smokey it still has some fruit and cocoa characters in there. Well done.