Talisker

Island Scotch Whisky

Most recent reviews of 150:

Tasting notes by Malt_Nuisance on 24th Oct 2014
Crack The Skye 87/100

Tasting notes by Victor on 18th Oct 2014
Quintessential Old Talisker 90/100

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87

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  • Talisker 10 Year old - Crack The Skye

    By Malt_Nuisance on 24th Oct 20142014-10-24T03:37:00

    87

    Background: First experience with Talisker 10. Poured into a Glencarin, took a quick sip, then let sit for 10 minutes prior to nosing/tasting. Setting: Just came back from dinner and sitting on my … read more

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  • Talisker 25 Year old Bot 2005 - Quintessential Old Talisker

    By Victor on 18th Oct 20142014-10-18T16:30:00

    90

    My thanks to @Nock for the reviewed sample, which is my third taste from this bottle. The reviewed bottle is # 10,280 of 15,600 total. It has been open for 7 months and is half full. Aging is reported to… read more

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  • Talisker Port Ruighe - Any Port in a Talisker

    By Victor on 11th Oct 20142014-10-11T03:17:00

    86

    Talisker Port Ruighe, named after the largest town on the Isle of Skye, combines port-finished malt which had previously been matured in European and American re-fill casks, as well as some charred casks… read more

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  • Talisker 10 Year old - Pepper spicy

    By jackjajack on 23rd Sep 20142014-09-23T06:17:00

    73

    Talisker 10yo is very dry, it can hold your throat with oily body. With the character of pepper spicy, it has an individual flavor. The phenolic is stronger than peated, but not finish long when I wake… read more

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  • Talisker Double Matured (Bottled 2008) - Mellowed Talisker

    By Uisgebetha on 18th Sep 20142014-09-18T08:33:00

    94

    A very luxurious malt with a deft combination of the distilleries characteristic attack, mellowed by the extra cask aging which was in Jerez Amoroso wood according to the label. The bottle says it was … read more

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  • Talisker 10 Year old - Hot stuff!

    By Uisgebetha on 3rd Sep 20142014-09-03T07:21:00

    95

    Not quite my first love when it comes to malt whisky, but a close second. The first bottle of this I bought was olive green and came in box tattooed with a map of Scotland centred on where else the Isle… read more

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  • Talisker 10 Year old - Scottish Sweetheart

    By SimeonSanchez on 18th Jul 20142014-07-18T21:36:00

    90

    It smells of smoke, peat, brine, and the same velvety quality of Black Label. For taste, there is an explosion of sweetness and flavor in the mouth, with no bitterness, and a lingering finish. On… read more

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  • Talisker 25 Year old Bot 2005 - Isle of Skye meets the tropics

    By numen on 12th Jul 20142014-07-12T17:53:00

    88

    sample from a friend Nose: Ah, vibrant and very lively. An acoustic guitar solo (these things happen, right?) at a show on the coast. Baseline of the coastal salt, pebbles, stony sand, and seaweedy peat… read more

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  • Talisker 1994 14 Y.O. Manager's Choice (bot. 2009) - Top notch Talisker concentrate

    By numen on 12th Jul 20142014-07-12T17:51:00

    88

    sample from a friend Nose: Chalky vanilla malt atop a gentle peat, really rather coastal on pebbles. Some of the lemon and freshly shaved ginger. Lightly acrid gasoline at the pump, cold pressed nut and… read more

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  • Talisker 10 Year old - My first love

    By thewhiskydoctor on 22nd Jun 20142014-06-22T21:10:00

    86

    Tasted January 2013. Ah, Talisker, the single malt that started it all for me a few years ago, and it still holds a special place in my heart for that reason. Nose - peat smoke and saltiness, smoked … read more

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