Taste: Medium body. A great tasting dram. This is a legendary whisky. The Discovery Collection by Diageo includes the three elegant single malt whiskys Talisker 10 years, Cardhu 12 years and The Singleton 12 years. On the rocks every night! This expression brings with it a more well-rounded and sweet flavour profile packed with…  More info, Should you wish to keep this bottle of Talisker 10 Year Old completely dry wherever you may be, you're in luck because it also comes accompanied by a branded reusable dry bag! Thank you!We’ll let you know when this product is back in stock. So get ready, Talisker, the Mayan prophecies and the Malt Impostors are coming. ‘Single’ malt whisky is the product of an individual distillery. As for its other characteristics: Nose – Sweet peaty smoke with a whiff of iodine. Never gets old. Just lovely and can be found at a decent price but always wanted to try the classic Talisker 10. Talisker distillery is an island single malt Scotch whisky distillery based in Carbost, Scotland on the Isle of Skye.The distillery is operated by Diageo, and Talisker's 10 year old expression has been nominated as part of their Classic Malts series. Currently, Talisker's annual output ranks at almost three and half million litres of unmistakable Scotch whisky. Matured in freshly charred American oak hogsheads, it's got spice, sweetness, smoke and sea breeze…  More info, Could your Christmas Tree use a helping of coastal deliciousness? The brand is considered a premium Single Malt Whisky White pepper and mild oakiness. Addendum by Kurt Maitland. Can’t fault this malt. Just lovely and can be found at a decent price but always wanted to try the classic Talisker 10. The distillery reopens after the fire with five new identical copies of the destroyed stills. Choosing a country of delivery will show information about the delivery price to this country on the product page. Talisker was founded by Hugh and Kenneth MacAskill: Year Founded: 1830: Distillery Location: Isle of Skye, Scotland: Master Distiller / Blender: Mark Lochhead, Master Distiller you have read, understood, and agree to our Privacy Policy. Talisker 8 Year Old (Special Release 2018) Single Malt Whisky - 84.24€ - Find the best price for whiskies from TALISKER. A sweet and smoky malt, a must have for any Talisker fan. Redistilled Talisker 10 yo (45,8%, Master of Malt 2012, experiment) Compare to my original Talisker 10 tasting notes. The result is…  More info, The perfect winter warmer here from Talisker, this nifty kit has everything you need to make the perfect boozy hot chocolate (minus the milk and water - you'll have to provide that yourself)! A true classic. These expressions are allowed a finishing period in casks that previously held Amoroso sherry, which plays wonderfully with the distinctive…  More info, This gift set features a full bottle of Talikser 10 Year Old, a well-loved favourite from the Isle of Skye, and two Talisker glasses with round bases which won't tumble over when drinking whisky…  More info, Another addition to the brilliant Old Particular series, this one hails from Skye's Talisker! Following a relatively stable and calm period for Talisker, a still-house fire tragically destroyed the distillery in 1960. The distillery was founded in 1830 by Hugh and Kenneth MacAskill, on the shores of Loch Harport, an area steeped in tradition and local custom, where Scotch Gaelic is still spoken. The combination works because it’s balanced. The same mild peaty saltiness but a a richer sweetness too that it just perfect. Albania. Through thick, pungent smoke comes sweet pear and apple peels, with pinches of maritime salt from kippers, seaweed. In November 2018 the single malt was bottled by Hunter Laing for the…  More info, Part of Douglas Laing's Old Particular series, this expression from Talisker was distilled in 2009 and bottled at 48.4% ABV, after 8 years of maturing in a refill hogshead. You can also get it in the UK at around GBP 76. We can't actually ship Talisker 10 Year Old to you in France right now. To celebrate the distillery’s 175th anniversary in 2005, a no age statement commemorative single malt bottling was released. On 22nd November the distillery catches fire and substantial damage occurs. Malt whisky is the ‘original’ whisky of Scotland. It's a no age statement release that's said to…  More info, This right here is a 25 year old single malt Scotch whisky from the Talisker distillery. Please click here for more details. Thank youYou have been added to our mailing list. This bottle is available almost everywhere, so please shop around but expect to pay £37.95 via The Whisky Exchange, £36.45 with Master of Malt, $66.99 with SharedPour or Amazon will demand £37.55. It has been the recipient of numerous accolades and medals from prestigious national and international competitions, and boasts an incredible core range that includes Talisker 10 Year Old, a gold medal winner at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2017 and 'Best Islands Single Malt' at the 2017 World Whiskies Awards, as well as Talisker 18 Year Old, which won ‘Best Single Malt In The World' at the World Whiskies Awards 2007. Master of Malt supports responsible drinking - Sip, don't Gulp. A new stainless steel/copper mash tun and five new worm tubs are installed. Talisker 10 is worthy of the hype. It has marketed the brand as part of its Classic Malts range in 1988. The alcohol then runs back into the stills and is distilled again. Two years later in 2007, Talisker 18 year old won ‘Best Single Malt In The World 2007’ at the World Whiskies Awards. Unfortunately they all don’t but I guess that’s part of the adventure. Taken in isolation, objectively, this is tasty, well-crafted malt with a nice balance of sweetness and smoke. Whether you're on the…  More info, An exciting and exceptional bottling from Talisker, this is the second release in the Bodega series from the Island distillery. This special anniversary edition contains…  More info, The beautiful 2000 vintage Talisker Distillers Edition, finished in Amoroso sherry casks, mixing Talisker's signature peppery peat with juicy sherry. Talisker has been a welcome addition to this established series ever since, despite the fact that the distillery itself is pretty unusual. Thank you!We’ll let you know when this product is back in stock. Hubby bought me a bottle for wedding anniversary and just tried tonight and what a gorgeous drink. This bottle was part of a private collection -…  More info, Originally released for the Travel Retail market, Talisker's Dark Storm is matured in heavily charred oak casks, imparting yet more smoke and spice to the already intensely smoky whisky. I get hints of coconut and toasted marshmallows, as well as orchard fruit. Nose: The nose is a poor guide as to what is soon coming. Saving to just splurge in the shop because love the drams they produce. Taste – Neat, Talisker tastes sweeter than it smells. After the sweetness of a malt such as Glendronach and Canadian/Irish offerings, the first thing that struck me was the smokiness - Lapsang souchong is the closest description, but that doesn't have the following orchestration of sweet fruit notes and saltiness.Vale David John Moore Cornwell, and thank you for guiding me to this one. Kemp sells his share and buys Macallan Distillery instead. Talisker 10yo (Old) Bottling Note An old and rare bottling of Talisker 10 Year Old, the classic and popular single malt Scotch whisky from the Skye-based distillery. Thomas Mackenzie dies and the distillery is taken over by a consortium consisting of, among others, John Walker, John Dewar, W. P. Lowrie and Distillers Company Limited (DCL). You should know that we will store your details securely just in case we need to get in touch with you about your post in the future. Of course it could. Talisker Distillery has the strange distinction of housing an odd number of wash stills to spirit stills, counting two wash stills and three spirit stills in total. A visitor centre is opened. Palate: More of the same on the palate, which is no bad thing, with pear drops and fennel seed welcome additions. I would expect to pay about 20% less than Talisker 10 year. Talisker is an Island single malt and the only one on the Isle of Skye. A reader who is apparently more of a Talisker fanboy than I am ordered a bottle of the very-limited, very sold-out, and very not-available-in-the-USA 2018 Special Release bottling from a specialty retailer in the UK. A classic Island dram from the Isle of Skye. Talisker single malt can be enjoyed in a variety of expressions, from a smattering of no-age-stated offerings, including the annual Distiller’s Edition, to the occasional Diageo, end-of-year limited edition offerings we see from time to time. Copyright © 2021 Master of Malt. An intense and vibrant dram, the Storm offers up plenty of distillery character alongside some smokier depth and complexity. Lots of taste but well balanced. Immensely satisfying stuff, with whiffs of warm peat blending with coastal air, balanced by orchard fruit and juicy barley. North of Scotland Bank sells the distillery to Donald MacLennan for £500. For legendary men. A bit dry. That’s a better dram even with batch inconsistencies and I feel more representative of Talisker itself. Just 383 bottles…  More info, An Old Particular bottling of 8 year old Talisker single malt, matured in a refill hogshead cask from November 2009 to September 2018. The distillery abandons triple distillation. So easy to drink, go back bottle after bottle. Since 2008, the range has vastly expanded with a no age statement quartet and even a 40 year old expression. I take the samples from a bottle on my shelf which has been filled in 2019 and has been opened a while ago. So been into this single malt business for the last couple of years. Thank youYou have been added to our mailing list. Warren Day, a legend of the club, would read poetry in his booming voice, take his 18 year old Talisker and brazenly hold it to the stormy sky to toast the seafaring ghosts and warm the cockles of his heart. The third spirit still is a remnant from an era in which Talisker used to produce triple distilled malt whisky, which was stopped in 1928, and the extra spirit still was simply never removed or decommissioned. This is a distillery reviewed frequently here at MALT, with the 2017 Distillery Exclusive (not to be confused) covered here by Jason, as well as in an epic vertical tasting , also by Jason. Talisker Distillery merges with Dailuaine-Glenlivet Distillers and Imperial Distillers to form Dailuaine-Talisker Distillers Company. The Talisker 18 YO has been matured in a mix of ex-bourbon and ex-sherry casks. Hugh and Kenneth MacAskill, sons of the local doctor, found the distillery. Scotland in a bottle. Talisker 57O North, sixth edition of the 25 year old and third edition of the 30 year old are launched. Talisker Distillery also possesses another striking feature - swan neck lye pipes. New owners are now Alexander Grigor Allan and Roderick Kemp. £183.00 (≈ 203.55€) ON SALE. Talisker Storm Single Malt Whisky ... Talisker and by extension Diageo’s Master Blender, Jim Beveridge, have done a solid job of using the fire, spice, and raw smoke qualities of the younger malt to balance out the thick honey sweetness of their older malt. We're working on a solution, but in the meantime you can find out more here. Posted on June 9, 2014 by Stephen in Talisker. Talisker Skye has always been my go to. The oldest working distillery on the Isle of Skye, Talisker has enjoyed a long and very successful history. It spent just under a decade in a single refill hogshead until it was bottled at eight years old. Nose: A fresh and fragrant nose. Copyright © 2021 Master of Malt. This 8 year old expression was aged in ex-pot still Caribbean rum casks - a first for the distillery! The legal stuff: not providing your contact details may mean we have to delete your comments if another member of our community complains about them. It was distilled all the way back in 1978, when Bee Gees Night Fever…  More info, This is a very rare bottle of Talisker single malt that was distilled in 1953, matured in sherry oak casks and bottled 24 years later by Gordon & MacPhail for the Italian market as part of the…  More info, From the Isle of Skye comes this Talisker single malt, which has spent 18 years in casks which previously held bourbon and sherry. While these features may seem pretty bizarre, some would say that it is these intricacies that help create the distinctive Talisker character, and it's all the better for it (what's so normal about being normal, anyway?). The first one I am about to review is a Talisker, a distillery I like very much, and this year’s edition is quite older than yesteryear’s 8 year old Talisker, which for me is a good thing (I was not a big fan of the 8 yo). The barley is lightly peated to approximately 18 phenol parts per million, which contributes a slightly smoky flavor profile to the whisky. Whisky is a very personal thing but I like the slightly peaty malts that taste of the sea and Talisker always fits the bill. Talisker Single Malt Whisky. Talisker has used the same malted barley since 1972, a supply bought in from Glen Ord after it abandoned it's own onsite maltings. The classic stalwart of the Talisker family, a classic Single Malt Scotch Whisky from the oldest distillery on the Isle of Skye, Double Gold medal winner at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2017, Smooth and smoky flavours with a warm afterglow, The warm, subtle smokiness of Talisker 10 Year Old should be sampled neat, The first of two distillation stages gives this whisky its complexity and … Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt Nose: Caramel, toasted sweet spices, vanilla and, as with many of the newer Taliskers, definite smoke. No Shipping Info. Special offers, recommendations and expert advice to your inbox! The same mild peaty saltiness but a a richer sweetness too that it just perfect. A fantastic…  More info, A single cask bottling of Talisker, distilled in December 2008 and left to age for the next nine years in a single sherry butt. This bottle was part of a private collection - if you'd like more detailed photos just get in touch ! On the shores of Loch Harport, the village of Carbost is home to Skye’s only distillery producing a wonderfully powerful and award-winning Island malt bottled at above average strength. Allan dies and Thomas Mackenzie, who has been his partner, takes over. By clicking “Sign up”, you confirm that you have read, understand and agree to our Privacy Policy. That's plenty enough to go round, so why not see what takes your fancy below? Please enter your details to make it easier for us to help you further. 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