Talisker Skye

Overall rating
78.67/100
votes
51
Whiskybase ID
WB140362
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Made by the Sea
Bottled
08.08.2015
Strength
45.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L5220CM008
Barcode
5000281038094
Added on
09 oct 2019 7:49 pm by Bewcastle
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 37.25

4 × in wishlist

51 × member ratings

209 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Talisker Skye

4 users have left 4 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 78.67 points.

  1. KB201 did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Talisker Skye is the Isle of Skye's oldest distillery's ode to its contrasting landscape. Since 2015, the whisky has been produced directly on the rough sea and matured in American refill and toasted oak casks, with a slightly larger proportion of toasted casks. This gives the single malt the maritime-smoky note to get the feeling of spending a day on the coast of the Isle of Skye.
    • Nose
      Fresh, sweet oranges accompanied by a hint of sea salt then smooth smoke, oak and a hint of pepper.
    • Taste
      First soft and sweet. Then a mixture of smoke, honey sweetness and spiciness and some sea salt.
    • Finish
      Long and warming with a peppery, sweet smoke.

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  3. thijswibier scored this whisky 71 points Newbie

    heavily smoky, nice after a light smoky

  4. DoubleEagle scored this whisky 78 points Member Senior

    Decent taste, happy to drink it in a bar. But thin and a little harsh

  5. TsiAI scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Room temperature when drinking: 25 ℃

    Viewing Eyes: golden smell Nose: strong smell, seawater algae, wet reef and beach, pepper, smoked fish, smoked salmon, medium saltiness, slightly fishy, medium oily. After a few minutes, the sweetness of shellfish, charcoal grilled pork, cupcakes, sour cream and other sweet aromas slowly appeared.
    Taste Palate: At first it was dehydrated grapes, fruit vinegar, a little tannin, dried petals, faint dried figs. Then came the typical pepper spicy, cumin, cinnamon, black smoke, sea water, shellfish, salt, fried octopus. The latter part is accompanied by singe-roasted wood, black charcoal, milk buns, cheese mochi finish: long, sweet, braised meat spices (anise, fennel, cumin, pepper grains), canned syrup, litter, dust, slight Astringent bodily body: Medium, oily feel explosive, smooth, less bitter base, less tannin

    Nose: 86/100
    Palate: 86/100
    Finish: 85/100
    Body: 87/100
    Overall: 86/100

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