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Talisker 12-year-old

Overall rating
85.29/100
votes
146
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Friends of the Classic Malts
Bottled
2007
Stated Age
12 years old
Number of bottles
21500
Strength
45.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
14 Sep 2007 7:00 pm
Colored

Average value

€ 161,00

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Whisky Reviews for Talisker 12-year-old

20 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.29 points

  1. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    First nose that evokes a woody bourbon (!) And the smoke comes gradually integrate, revealing its identity. That's grilled ham in the mouth. Final very muscular for 45.8 °!

    Enthusiasm 4/5

  2. hs305 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    [April, 2014]  I had this dram during a FoSM club tasting.In
    my old rating system (ten scales that translate into WB points: 50
    - 66 - 75 - 80 - 82,5 - 85 - 87,5 - 90 - 92,5 - 95) I scored it 85. 
    My notes state "nice Talisker, but I had better ones..."

  3. Maltbehr64 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    Whiskyfun: Talisker 12 yo (45.8%, OB for Friends of Classic Malts, European Oak, 21500 bottles, 2007) We
    could have tried a recent batch of our beloved 10 but this older 12 was
    waiting in my sample library… It was issued to celebrate the 10 years
    of the Friends. Colour: full gold. Nose: not an easy one to pin down, it
    keeps changing, going from a briny peatiness to red berries and other
    slightly winey aromas (peonies). There’s also something slightly soapy
    and violety, but it keeps improving after a few seconds (right,
    minutes), becoming more and more coastal (campfire on the beach). The
    spirit finally defeats the sherry, which makes me more than happy in
    this context. Anyway, I’m not too fond of this nose… Mouth: it’s very
    good but the violety touches are back, which gives the whole a whacky
    kind of profile, somewhat ala Bowmore 1985. Nothing excessive though,
    the rest is quite beautiful, rightly briny and smoky. Smoked and salted
    grenadine. Finish: medium long, more on seawater and blackcurrants.
    Comments: again, I’m not too much into this kind of ‘balance’ but that’s
    very personal. Other MMs liked this baby a lot, I’ve seen scores
    ranging from 85 to 88. SGP:545 - 78 points.

  4. Georges scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      80 80

  5. Georges scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Peat smoke, grilled and maritime notes, sulphury, peppery
    • Taste
      Peat smoke, peppery, seaweed, honey, mustard, salty
    • Finish
      Medium long, peaty, smoky, salty

  6. Matteo Longhin scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

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

  7. Allandale scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    a rare Talisker. The 10 year is much better
    • Nose
      Decent,sweet little bit smoked.
    • Taste
      smoke,yes indeed, but more sweet than smoke. Where is the complexity from this one.
    • Finish
      good,middle long. But I mis something.

  8. eleiko5 scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    Talisker 12yo (45,8%, OB 2007, for Friends of Classic Malts, 21.500 btl.)

    Nose: unmistakably Talisker. Grilled notes, freshly baked bread. Some peat. Hints of sherry, a wee bit of sulphur maybe. Some spices, mostly pepper and chilli. Slightly maritime (sea-weed, oily fish). Mouth: in the same league as the standard Talisker 10yo, but sweeter at first. Honey. Spices and toasted notes. Sugar coated nuts. White pepper. Hints of mustard. Finish: getting more salty. Slightly peaty and smokey. Some sweet oak influence.

    Compared to the standard Talisker 10yo, this one is a little less spicy with a more generous dash of honey. Creamy but not really worth the extra cash.

    Score: 82/100

    http://www.whiskynotes.be/2009/talisker/talisker-12yo-friends-of-classic-malts/

     

     

  9. markjedi1 scored this whisky 79 points Connoisseur

    The first Talisker
    that I really did not like very much, because of the soapy palate.
    • Nose
      Somewhat weird nose
      that goes up and down like a yoyo between the typical maritime elements on the
      one hand and all kinds of fruits that you would associate with a sherry cask on
      the other. It is searching, to no avail, for a balance between the peat and
      salt here and the mild raisins and double baked bread crust there. Something
      floral even. The maritime elements eventually win out.
    • Taste
      Nicely oily, but
      immediately very floral. Damit, this is very close to soapy! Some roasted nuts
      emerge, sprinkled with honey, but Midpalate the peat and salt take the
      tastebuds hostage (words carefully chosen).
    • Finish
      The medium long
      finish, still on the floral side, ends in a brackish note on black pepper.

  10. Redflash did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    Bottle No. 9644

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