Talisker

Island Scotch Whisky

Most recent reviews of 153:

Tasting notes by Rantavahti on 21st Nov 2014
Slap Shot of whisky in the throat 91/100

Tasting notes by MaltActivist on 21st Nov 2014
On Point But Predictable 88/100

Average rating

87

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  • Talisker Port Ruighe - Slap Shot of whisky in the throat

    By Rantavahti on 21st Nov 20142014-11-21T13:51:00

    91

    Matured in re-fill American and European oak casks and transferred after that into deeply charred barrels and finished in Port wine casks. This Talisker has some nice roughness combined to sweetness, … read more

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  • Talisker 27 Years 1985 - 2013 Release - On Point But Predictable

    By MaltActivist on 21st Nov 20142014-11-21T13:43:00

    88

    Diageo has come up with this marketing gimmick designed to bankrupt the average whisky fan. It's called the Special Release. Every year they release a series of expressions from their portfolio which are… read more

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  • Talisker Dark Storm - Smokin!

    By Rummidgie on 17th Nov 20142014-11-17T08:16:00

    88

    I was lucky enough to win 2 bottles of Dark Storm on a recent auction site which is great because it was only available as a travel retail bottling and I don't fly that much. This whisky is matured in … read more

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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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