Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
30 years old
Number of bottles
53.1 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
24 Sep 2009 6:29 pm
ColoredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 906,81

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159 × member ratings

235 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Talisker 30-year-old

21 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.61 points

  1. dRambo scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    the nose is a masterpiece - fruity like the '73 Speysider, spicy as Ords from the '70s and beautiful tender Taligen.
    He is still delicious on the palate - but he can not compete with his ingenious nose for me. Just snoop away completely.
    The distance to 25yo CS is clearly noticeable.
    • Nose
      97 97
      Mango, sweet lemon, dried pineapple, yellow melon, yellow kiwi, passion fruit, banana, maple syrup, warm honey, sweet and sour complex fruity, green tea, oatmeal, yasmin, geranium leaves, concentrated tree juice, liquorice, licorice, nutmeg, cinnamon, rattan furniture, wood dust, Citrus, citrus oil, lemon rubbed off, from time to time a hint of old decomposed camp fire smoke blows over and disappears again in the living nose.

      The nose is dense and super persistent, while superclean and clear, looks very noble on me
    • Taste
      92 92
      sweet, viscid, tender wood smoke, salty spray, seaweed, licorice, weathered sawn wood, nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, sweet lemon, lime, pineapple, gooseberry, wax, tobacco, shell limestone, laurel, sweet grass, green branches,
    • Finish
      91 91
      long, spicy, slightly peppery and yet mild and cultured

  2. jocmueller did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Bottle # 0619 sold empty at ebay.

  3. malthead-sven scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    A fitting metaphor for this malt would probably be a "gentle comet impact", he almost accomplishes the squaring of the circle with its mild elegance on one side and the heavy old spice on the other. A full-length malt moment ...
    • Nose
      ripe mangoes, with vanilla flavored herbal tea, marzipan, all very fine, yet clear in the nose, almost mesmerizing, brown candy sugar, some wood glue, with water then jelly bananas, Haribo confectionery, a touch fresher and now slightly smoky , Honey and moss
    • Taste
      starts tingling on the tip of the tongue, slightly smoky, creamy, creamy, a little like champagne, Brazil nuts, very mild pepper and a little bacon
    • Finish
      the further he pulls down, the bigger the mild but intense heat he radiates, like a rising summer sun, leaves a dry sweetness

  4. SteveW110 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    A strong Talisker and mMn one of the best TALISKER 30yo.
    Everything after 2010 should not be allowed to call Talisker30yo.

  5. Teresa scored this whisky 92 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      91 91

  6. Kovalyoff scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    92. The richest palette of taste.
    Nose: wax, fruit, sea pebbles, dusty shelf with books ...
    Taste: a lot of things! Propolis ... lick sea pebbles ... Varnish ... Wax ... A tarry and sticky mouth ... Difficult to characterize - but it is incomparable and difficult.
    Finish: endless, powerful, warm, lacquered and salty.

  7. ctu scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    A wonderfully complex, fruity Talisker.
    • Nose
      92 92
      Floral. Exotic fruits, citruses, honey, spicy oak, lacquered wood and peat.
    • Taste
      92 92
      Powerful. Peat, fruits, honey, citruses, pepper, salted caramel and spicy oak.
    • Finish
      91 91
      Long, spicy, oaky, peaty.

  8. Vince' scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  9. Calmar scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Beautiful multifaceted, enchanting molt, a lot of shades, halftones, power and pressure, and then a certain lightness and airiness, an excellent representative of the distillery, traditionally adds to development.
    • Nose
      Restrained, dry, old leather goods, lemon zest, mineral notes - drying plaster, stone crumb; creamy notes - boiled condensed milk, toffee; dry boards, light shades carpentry workshop.
    • Taste
      Powerful, rich, oak in all its variations, light smoky-ash notes, lemon zest, salt, bitterness of young bark, nuts, riot of lemon pepper, creamy notes, toffee, floral-grass motifs
    • Finish
      Spicy, refreshing, oak, lemon peel, creamy notes, ash and pepper, leather goods, floral shades, bitter chocolate, nuts.

  10. Missalotta scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    It's fun to have such an old Talisker in your glass. Over time it has become a bit expensive.
    • Nose
      Mango, banana, some honey a touch of smoke
    • Taste
      slightly salty, some smoke but nicely integrated. creamy. Over time, the salt & smoke comes a bit more intense and also some citrus and pepper comes to light.
    • Finish
      It warms a long time, would be something for the winter before the fire. A slight sharpness on the tongue remains present
      (Chili or pepper)


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