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Overall rating
91.01/100
votes
119
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Vintage
1976
Bottled
2006
Stated Age
30 years old
Casktype
Sherry Cask
Number of bottles
3000
Strength
51.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L6229CM000 02907402
Barcode
5000281021126
Added on
21 Aug 2007 8:51 pm
Cask Strength

Average value

€ 1177,30

38 × in wishlist

119 × member ratings

167 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Talisker 30-year-old

18 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.01 points

  1. markkerr02 scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Test 069: Diageo whisky with Janne Groth - 070414 The whisky tested:
    Glass 1 Inchgower 27Y / 1976, 55.6% 4 points Glass 2 Convalmore 28Y / 1977, 57.9% 27 points Glass 3 Talisker 25Y, 57.2% 29 points Glass 4 Talisker 30Y, 51,9% 61 points Glass 5 Brora 30Y, 56.3% 78 points Glass 6 Lagavulin 30Y, 52.6% 68 points
    Testimonials Per Eriksson Talisker 30Y, 51.9% Scent: Sweetcorn, light smoke, soft, some honeydew, dark chocolate and vanilla Taste: Salt, smoke, vanilla, some sweetie, chocolate, candy tones Aftertaste: Chocolate, long long Score: 92 Testimonials Bernt Sjödin Talisker 30Y, 51.9% Color: Dark gold - light amber Scent: Smokers less than 25Y, vanilla tones Taste: Soft smoky, dark chocolate, rich Aftertaste: Long with some salty smokers, vanilla, dark chocolate comes towards the end Score: 94 http://smad.se/provningar/Provning%2069%20Diageowhisky%20med%20Janne%20Groth.html

  2. lincolnimp scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    With water :-

    The nose is much more restrained with the peat in the background

    Palate still has lots of peat but the pepper is there now, the classic Talisker pepper notes mixed in with the brine

    I think this is better with water because the peat swamps the profile when neat.Nice stuff
    • Nose
      A big blast of peat, brine with a touch of lemon, wet hay and whipped cream.Very much like some OB Caol Ila in style
    • Taste
      Peat is huge, almost overpowering in a rough way. there are some sweet creamy notes in the mix with some dryness and wafer notes. Bitter plum, plum/apple skins and a little Bakewell tart.
    • Finish
      Very long indeed with the peat growing in strength with some bitterness creeping in.

  3. zby0001 scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

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

  4. CherryHeart scored this whisky 91 points Member Senior

    Smell Nose: The level is very good. The first smell was a large mouthful of canned yellow peach with juice. Talisker power followed, with the sea waves wrapped in gravel, moist wood, roasted tobacco, condensed milk, sour cream.

    Taste Palate: tea foam, water soluble C and honey water in one, cigar ash and oldness coexist with the vigor of young wood, not complicated but excellent in arrangement and combination, showing a variety of fusion forms, simple but not simple Full of deterrence.

    After rhythm Finish: Very long, deafening and hairy, as if there is reverberation, cigar ash, roasted fruit trees, maltose.

    Body: Moderate weight on the body, grand structure, good balance, slightly spicy, strong alcoholic power has now become the alarm bell to beat your senses repeatedly, and it seems that the pine bones met the master, pain and comfort.
    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      91 91

  5. penumbra scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Coincidentally, it is also the first edition of OB 30 years, because I have learned a few lessons before, and I have been well prepared for the high-year Tilesker is not as good as 10 or 57 "delicious", but this is the first time in the high-year island wine Drinking the fat-like sticky feeling, when combined, how can I become an old prostitute.
    • Nose
      Black pepper, white pepper, KFC's corn on the cob, pineapple and citrus candied fruit, a little cheese or dried jelly brought by the fat, the chalk stone beaten by the sea water, the magic finally has the sweetness of coffee and chocolate.
    • Taste
      Some dehydrated but unsweetened tropical fruits have lost cream, sea salt, pepper, rubber, and fireworks.
    • Finish
      Medium length, brine, pepper.

  6. mr.p9 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

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

  7. ctu scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Powerful, well peated and peppered 30yo.
    • Nose
      Citruses, peat, hay, punch, chewing gum, honey and unripe banana.
    • Taste
      Powerful, creamy and peaty. Apple, plum, raisin, milk coffee, pepper and bitter oak.
    • Finish
      Long, peaty, bittersweet.

  8. lincolnimp scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      90 90

  9. Fight65 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    A big disappointment for a 30-year-old bottling!
    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  10. ovanpuyvelde scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

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

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