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Talisker 10 Year Old

"Old Mate," The Soldier

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CReview by @CharlieWhisky

17th Nov 2010

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Not going to give a full review on this drop as many already have.

Suffice to say, HOWEVER, that I am having a dram right now as I do many a cold night after chopping wood out back for an hour or two...As such I thought i should mention that this is actually my "Old mate."

This is the one that never betrays me, is always there when I need him, seems endlessly ready to accompany me for a drink after dinner, and stands at the ready in my cabinet as duty dictates.

Gents, this is a soldier. A trooper at heart with fighting spirit and a sense of humor to boot.

Nothing less than a classic and the Colonel himself of tens.

When moses handed down the ten commandments, he should have appointed this young colonel to see them through.

He scores a 91 from me on sheer drinkability and pure output to say the least. A whisky drinkers best friend and as I said, my "Old mate."

To the colonel of tens...We who are about to drink you, salute you.

CW

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8 comments

@RoganFox
RoganFox commented

Never betrays you and always there..an old mate for sure. Very nicely put Sir!

9 years ago 0

@markjedi1
markjedi1 commented

Ah, another whisky reviewer who has a way with words. I share your sentiment, although I'm not as adept with the written lingo (not being a native speaker). Well, said, CW!

9 years ago 0

@LeFrog
LeFrog commented

Yep, reviewed many times but you can't heap enough praise on this whisky.

9 years ago 0

@Bloodfeast
Bloodfeast commented

Close feeling 3 Weeks ago...Always have one bottle in the cabinet!

9 years ago 0

@monty
monty commented

One must always have a bottle of this in the cupboard.

9 years ago 0

@drinix
drinix commented

I join as well the chorus of enthusiasts. Long live the colonel ;).

9 years ago 0

Silas commented

This is one I will buy again and again!! Truely, an "Old Mate!"

Just finished a bottle, and this post reminds me to pick another up for the holidays!

9 years ago 0

@WPT
WPT commented

CW, your review is most excellent put and said. My personal addition to this conversation is, this "Old Mate" is wonderful complement with good to fine premium cigar. I speak of personal experience. The two soothe the soul and offer up the best enjoyments, other than my wife of course. And if I may also add, the "Old Mate" is good for anytime during the day. Thank you CW for review, here here!

9 years ago 0

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