Talisker Skye

Overall rating
81.47/100
votes
75
Whiskybase ID
WB191612
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
From the Oldest Distillery on the Isle of Skye
Bottled
2021
Strength
45.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 700 ml 700 ml
Bottle code
L1148CM005
Barcode
5000281038094
Added on
12 sep 2021 10:06 pm by peter_k
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 34.32

5 × in wishlist

75 × member ratings

396 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Talisker Skye

9 users have left 10 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 81.47 points.

  1. DistiLesha scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    A very good sample of whisky, maybe I got a good batch from good barrels, I definitely do not have 2021, maybe 2018.
    A complex, full-bodied and not at all aggressive whisky.
    Fruit abundance and good balance with smoke. However, it is quite simple and does not evolve.
    N:21 T:21 F:21 B:21
    • Nose
      Much more saturated than 57.
      Very fruity and honey, sweetness can be heard immediately in the aroma, malt extact, light subtle smoke, lime peel
    • Taste
      On the palate, the subtle smokiness from the aroma is already fully felt, the tones of malt extract, the sweetness is really decent (8 out of 10), rich, oily and full-bodied, yellow-red fruits
    • Finish
      Moderately dry, tannins and light oak bitterness, bready sourness

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  3. VLG scored this whisky 73 points Expert Junior

    73

  4. MarcinCh scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      83 83

  5. Kalamadei scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    10>skye obviously

  6. Soderberg scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      82 82

  7. EricLeeee scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

    81/100
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      80 80

  8. Spoerkel scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  9. 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.

  10. MarcinCh scored this whisky 83 points Connoisseur

    Gold color. Rare whisky.
    • Nose
      83 83
      Dark fruits appear surprisingly. Blueberries and blueberries. In addition, a typical Talisker - salt, caramel, spices, pepper, salty caramel, sea.
    • Taste
      83 83
      Dark forest fruits. Blueberries, blueberries. Spices. Black pepper. Salt. Caramel. Salty caramel. Sea. Lots of salt.
    • Finish
      82 82
      Pretty spicy at first. Lots of salt. Sweetness. Caramel. Salty caramel. Sea salt. Medium-length finish.

  11. MADKARMA scored this whisky 69 points Newbie

    Everything I want from a talisker, just less of it. Like a poorly watered down version of a good talisker.

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