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Talisker whisky reviews

Talisker distillery
Highlands (Isle of Skye) region
Founded in 1830, currently active
Owned by Diageo
www.malts.com

Talisker 10 years old (45,8%, OB 2011) – 81/100

Talisker 12yo (45,8%, OB 2007, for Friends of Classic Malts, 21.500 btl.) – 82/100

Talisker 18 years old (45,8%, OB 2007) – 87/100

Talisker 21 yo 1986 (45%, G&M Secret Stills 2007, cask #1361-1363, 1860 btl.) – 89/100

Talisker 2001 ‘Distillers Edition’ (45,8%, OB 2012, Amoroso sherry finish) – 87/100

Talisker 25 yo (56,9%, OB 2006, 4860 btl.) – 91/100

Talisker 25yo (54,8%, OB 2009, 5862 btl.) – 88/100

Talisker 27 yo 1985 (56,1%, OB 2013, 3.000 btl.) – 92/100

Talisker 30yo (53,1%, OB 2009, 3000 btl.) – 92/100

Talisker Port Ruighe (45,8%, OB 2013) – 79/100

Talisker ‘Storm’ (45,8%, OB 2013) – 80/100

Talisker NAS (59,2%, OB 2003, ‘for sale only at the distillery’) – 89/100

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  • WhiskyNotes: You're right, it is a refill bourbon cask. Sorry if I suggested otherwise, but I believe a single cask can never be 80% sherry and 20% bourbon like th
  • Tabrulavubeg: I've tried the 18yo Single Cask yesterday. It's really quite good, but from Ruben's conclusion "an exquisite version of this already really good dram"
  • Johan Andersson: Yes this cask is really fantastic. If you did the Cadenhead Warehouse tasting with Grant MacPherson in Campbeltown 2013 and until Open Day in May 2014

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WhiskyNotes - Ruben LuytenThis blog is my personal collection of impressions, written while searching for the ultimate single malt whisky.