Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
10 years old
45.8 % Vol.
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New Map Label
Bottle code
Added on
02 Sep 2012 8:14 pm

Average value

€ 42.02

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Whisky Reviews for Talisker 10-year-old

164 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 84.87 points

  1. ASWhisky scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    What a nice whisky such a Talisker
    • Nose
      Bottle opened
      quiet in the glass: salt and cowshed the Kuhstall is the first sip
      after movement: Talisker apricot, iodine, maritime smoke, red clover juice, herbs
      very nice the iodine medically and yet sweet, beautiful salty and fruity iodine
      What a nice whisky such a Talisker
    • Taste
      Immediately a spicy complex start beautiful abundance on the tongue
      Salt, chocolate on the palate, cherries, full-bodied makes you want more and is very distinctive maritime in the mouth
    • Finish
      Barrel aromas delicious fruity, chocolaty, with wood and spice
      long and humid ... what more could you want

  2. Slàinte Mhath scored this whisky 87 points Administrator

    Famous for its 'chili catch', Talisker 10 from the Isle of Skye is said to be 'made by the sea' - a suitable analogy. Its mineral, phenolic nose reminds of fresh, salty seawater with iodine and seaweed. A light sweetness of citrus fruits combines with restrained peatiness. The arrival is strong with a rich note of malted barley and dried fruits, leaving a peppery chili burn on the palate. A real 'afterburner' that finishes pleasantly warming, briny and spicy. The only downside is the excessive addition of artificial colorant (E150a), combined with heavy chill-filtration.

    RATING: 4.0/5.0 stars ≙ 87 pts → FIRST-CLASS
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. Jabarkas scored this whisky 90 points Member Junior

    Extremely well priced daily whisky full of maritime notes and peat. Sadly it is chill-filtered and artificially coloured. Its sweetness is sometimes slightly artificial as well though. And that puts me off a little. For its price this really is a great daily dram.
    • Nose
      Relatively strong peat, salt, smoke.
    • Taste
      Pepper, spiciness, salt, sweetness (though sometimes it feels slightly artificial).
    • Finish
      Great combination of peat and maritime notes. Some sweetness again makes it in.

  4. filovo scored this whisky 85 points Newbie

    one of my first tasing, will must be adjusted.
    I enjoy it.
    Not so smokey, oily, with citrus taste

  5. erwinnlim scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    A very nice, lightly plated whisky with plenty of coastal notes.
    • Nose
      Citrus and pears along with classic vanilla notes. Some mild peat smoke with quite a lot of salt.
    • Taste
      Slightly saline and sweet caramels. Peppery spices are quite evident with the citrus notes continuing.
    • Finish
      More peppery spice with some roasted coffee notes as well

  6. Ain scored this whisky 85 points Member Senior

    Complex whisky.
    • Nose
      Dry, smoky, slightly medical, green apples.
    • Taste
      Saturated. Festive. Pepper, dust, malt, burnt bark, ash.
    • Finish
      Longer than average. Pepper, malt sweetness, cinder.

  7. SRB scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      84 84

  8. dinclas scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    Great work from Talisker. Smoky and sweet.
    • Nose
      82 82
      Smoke from wet logs, seaside wind, rock on the beach
    • Taste
      83 83
      Sweetness from fruit, sea salt, pepper, smoke, some hint of lemon, large amount of red spices
    • Finish
      83 83
      Medium to long, spicy, pepper, very dry

  9. PEATYBOI scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

  10. Maltlife scored this whisky 81 points Expert Junior

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


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