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Talisker 25-year-old

Overall rating
90.44/100
votes
176
Whiskybase ID
WB10611
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Diageo Special Releases 2009
Bottled
2009
Stated Age
25 years old
Casktype
Refill Cask
Number of bottles
5862
Strength
54.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
24 Sep 2009 6:21 pm
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 765.72

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Whisky Reviews for Talisker 25-year-old

38 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.44 points

  1. ColdAesthetics scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Here again shows that Talisker age with the best of the otherwise strong coastal malts, fine notes of salt to spices and tropics, like well.
    • Nose
      Grapefruit peel, licorice, fennel, coconut, vanilla, herbal honey, cardamom, green tea, lavender, fresh tobacco, toffee and butter biscuits, fine sea flavor, as if you were standing on the shore and inhaling gently, vanilla
    • Taste
      See nose, licorice, coconut, grapefruit en masse, melon, apple peel, salt water (here more clearly than in the nose), hint of ash, hint of hay also, toffee and butter biscuits, green tea and lavender, herbal honey, creamy full
    • Finish
      Medium to long, salt, dry grasses, herbal honey and grapefruit peel, some ashes and coconut

  2. Vmarcinv scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    On the nose, there is such a delicate lemon peel, sea salt, as if such a breeze. a little grassy. The flavor is palpable, then salty, mineral, coconut water. Finish: light bitterness, oak, almost no alcohol, some spices, great ginger -92

  3. GIORGOS scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  4. Teresa scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      90 90

  5. Simon Stood scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Aroma - Light salt, green grass, a little perfume 22.5
    Taste - salty caramel, just not sugary sweet, round, dense - 22
    Aftertaste - white pepper, fading charcoal, wet fair skin 23
    Balance - 22.5
    90

  6. DrunkDude scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
      Peated, pineapple, lemon peel cream, burnt cinnamon mix with some jasmine, dried grapefruit peels, green tea, some dried tropical fruits, 91
    • Taste
      90 90
      Some lemon lime vinegar sour mixed with hot pepper and black peppers, with brings back some mint liqorice, there’s some pineapple in it. Mineral salty, fennel spices, hints of peat. 90
    • Finish
      92 92
      Woody tannin, strong mint candy or spices, hot peppers, tangerine peel bitterness, minerality, liqorice, stay for very long 92

  7. ipchrist scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  8. Rom scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    Smoky nose, black pepper, iodine.
    The mouth is well peppery and well smoked.
    Very long finish in the same spirit.
    The typical markers of Talisker are present and beautifully highlighted in this venerable expression.

  9. ConvalRen scored this whisky 94 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      95 95

  10. wisekycourse scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    on the nose, citrus, apricot, a little mirabelle plum, peat salted, feeling of stone wet by the tide, a little patissier
    mouth on camphor, salt, peppery spices, dirty, dusty and soaked wood, pungent smoke, then lemon custard, a little rancid butter, vanilla scorched, smoked apricot and a return vanilla and pepper
    The finish is long here, on wet herbs, pepper, lemon, yellow fruit stewed and dry peat.

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