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Overall rating
91.46/100
votes
323
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2004
Stated Age
25 years old
Casktype
Refill Sherry
Number of bottles
21000
Strength
57.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Barcode
5000281018621
Added on
14 Sep 2007 11:48 pm
Non-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 1635,90

87 × in wishlist

323 × member ratings

551 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Talisker 25-year-old

44 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.46 points

  1. dRambo scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    A board - beautiful 70s style - delicious and very productive, he is so cultivated - masterpiece
    • Nose
      Delicious salted caramel and finely minced smoke, very tender notes of sulfur appearing here in a slightly sweaty garlic note, sweetened black tea, geranium leaves, dried flowers, beeswax, very ripe citrus notes, citron, citrus oil, apple compote, plus unspecific fruity sweetness Honey and acid dance - oak with caramelized sugar, a hint of licorice
    • Taste
      sparkling spicy, flowers, grasses, tea, oak, tobacco, leather - here comes the sherry barrel through without directly to show - beautiful complex sweetness in constant interaction with oak and flowers, cooling mint, very intense and very elegant, soft, round
    • Finish
      delicate bitterness, again flowers, wax, tea, peppery tobacco and fine complex citrus notes - the finish is really very long and nicely balanced - clear Chilicatch

  2. ASWhisky scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    very long and strong, here you can feel malt and peat really
    again liquorice, tobacco with fine sweetness
    a great finish that seems to tell old stories, very exciting


    • Nose
      Peat smoke and salty hay, some caramel and citrus, then herbs,
      more smoke and grasses, even vanilla and again clear citrus
    • Taste
      very oily and smooth on the tongue,
      some moldy soil, then oily sweetness with peat
      liquorice and coffee chocolate on the back,
      the sweetness now superficial
      Clear mint, lemon balm slightly dry
      then peat and malt
    • Finish
      very long and strong, here you can feel malt and peat really
      again liquorice, tobacco with fine sweetness
      a great finish that seems to tell old stories, very exciting

  3. dRambo scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      93 93

  4. gango4 scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Be sure to breathe long enough. Then he can play his class.
    • Nose
      Herbs in the nose. Creamy, a breeze of sea air. In the background fermented fruits. The smoke is practically present, has already broken down into more complex herbs. Alcohol discreetly noticeable.
    • Taste
      Amazingly soft and yet powerful. Typically maritime. Here are a little less herbs for a little more smoking, but still discreet.
    • Finish
      The finish is medium to long. Here again more herbs is sweet. It remains a little smoke. The oak of the barrel push through again and fills the mouth.

  5. Kalleholzbein scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  6. Mark Renton scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  7. squaadgras scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

  8. Calmar scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Very vigorous and powerful molt, all standard Talisker derivatives, plus sweet tropical motifs and lemonade festive mood.
    • Nose
      Open, dry, ash, mineral notes - stone crumb, masonry mortar; solvent, a little carpentry workshop, leather goods, fresh sawn board, lemon zest, raw grated grain, boiled vegetables, weak fruit and lemonade shades.
    • Taste
      Powerful, rich, oak, lemon peel, powerful pepper wave, leather goods, sweet creamy caramel notes, cocoa, some nuts, light shades of tropical fruits, salt.
    • Finish
      Spicy, invigorating, ash, sweet lemon-tropical notes, grain, a little pepper, oak, cocoa, creamy shades.

  9. Ed Radour scored this whisky 93 points Specialist

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      93 93

  10. DenisL scored this whisky 92 points Expert Senior

    Balan (23) Very cool! (92) The
    • Nose
      The fragrance is beautiful ... the grass and warm, woody notes ... iodine and fruit ... a little salt ... nut dust ... bitter chocolate ... a meat pie with vanilla cream, dusting yesterday's ash ... .. .Spitcher ... oats-biscuit notes appear with water (23) The
    • Taste
      The taste is bright, oily ... orange oil ... paper and fruit salad ... peanut butter (23) The
    • Finish
      Finish spicy, ashy with lollipops and menthol ... nice smoky-smoked-fish wave (23) The

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