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Talisker 10-year-old

Overall rating
86.00/100
votes
17
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
RNLI Lifeboats
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
45.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
18 Jan 2013 11:15 am
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 178,01

5 × in wishlist

17 × member ratings

83 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Talisker 10-year-old

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.00 points

  1. GJR scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

  2. irrerelevant scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    maritime, salty, peppery, ground black pepper, smoke (not too much), green apple, pear, ripe passion fruit, quite sweet, caramel, slightly ripe banana, gains in complexity due to oxidation. Great value for money!

  3. drkrylov scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      95 95
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      95 95

  4. drkrylov scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Pungent, smoke-accented, rounded.
    • Taste
      Smoky, malty sweet, with sourness and a very big
      pepperiness developing.
    • Finish
      Very peppery, huge, long.

  5. avansele scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      75 75
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      81 81

  6. TastyDram did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    his Talisker is probably the prototype of an island whisky. Distinct smokiness and typical flavour associations like brine, liquorice, smoked fish and wood-stain.

    It's not a bad whisky, far from it. But it's not "my cup of tea". I'll enjoy it for one dram, and one dram only. But as always, judge for yourself. Do not let anyone else judge for you.
    Talisker 10 is part of the Classic Malt series from Diageo. He is widely marketed and can be found in supermarkets for € 35.
    • Nose
      The first nose is distinctly smoky. Smoked halibut and charcoal grilled salmon. Black pepper out of the mortar. After a while it sweetens a bit. Bassett's liquorice candy and Dutch drops. Once in a while I'm noticing some wood-stain.
    • Taste
      The smoky rock & roll continues. Fish oil, grounded pepper and fleur de sel. It evolves towards something sour and briny. And again liquorice and drops.

      When nipping some water between two sips of whisky, you'll enhance the flavours of this Talisker.
    • Finish
      Quite short. Especially the pepper lingers with a hint of honey.

  7. ricallende scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

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

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