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Overall rating
86.90/100
votes
12
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
The Whisky Fair (WF)
Vintage
05.1986
Bottled
06.2005
Stated Age
19 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Hogshead
Casknumber
1485
Number of bottles
252
Strength
45.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
12 Aug 2008 9:29 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 229,90

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12 × member ratings

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Whisky Reviews for Talisker 1986 Talimburg WF

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.90 points

  1. Luigisim scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      90 90
      Great nose of black forest and salt: pure isle of Skye
    • Taste
      87 87
      Compact and robust but not too variegate
    • Finish
      87 87
      Medium strong

  2. alex..w..fan did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Note by Serge Valentin from whiskyfun.com:

    Talimburg 19 yo 1986/2005 (45.9%, The Whisky Fair, bourbon hogshead #1485, 252 bottles)  Colour: white wine. Nose: very clean and fresh attack, very maritime at very first nosing (fresh oysters). Some bold but very enjoyable notes of lemon and grapefruit juice are soon to arrive, with also lots of grassy notes and Riesling wine (which I like, of course). Whiffs of sawdust, hints of books. Very little cask influence and not much complexity, but a most enjoyable freshness. One to sip on oysters? Mouth: very nice attack, very similar to the nose. Simple but fresh and very clean. Lots of lemon juice, lemon seeds, smoked tea and perhaps not much else, but I like it a lot for its superb ‘cleanliness’. Not enough complexity to reach 90 points or more in my book but I feel it deserves a good 88 points.

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