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Overall rating
85.89/100
votes
39
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2012
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
45.8 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Label
New Map Label
Barcode
088110170059
Added on
22 Mar 2014 2:16 pm by nc2malt

Average value

€ 48,66

3 × in wishlist

39 × member ratings

176 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Talisker 10-year-old

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.89 points

  1. namnug scored this whisky 80 points Member Senior

    Love it. 
    • Nose
      Intense but not over-powered smoke with a hint of salt, reminds me of the ocean and sea breeze. Also a hint of dried fruit demonstrated behind the smoke.
    • Taste
      Thick and smooth body. Oily. With great smoke and hints of dried fruits. Also presenting a salty character and ginger spice.
    • Finish
      Long lasting smoke with hints of salt, dried fruits, and wood. Nutty in the background.

  2. Thinh Nguyen scored this whisky 87 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. Fallforever scored this whisky 88 points Newbie

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. erogers scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    A small amount of water mutes the nose, brings out some floral and citrus notes on the palate, but kills the smoke and peat.  I’d rather have it neat.  I like Talisker, but am not sure it’s worth $70 a bottle.  It’s good, but not that good.  $59.99 would be a fair price.  It is a unique single malt, though.  I don’t expect to find another that tastes quite like it.
    • Nose
      Salt air, pipe tobacco smoke, peat, and a bit of orange.
    • Taste
      Cavendish pipe tobacco smoke, salt, rock and mineral, slight oak wood and nuttiness, with a dash of pepper.
    • Finish
      Smooth, medium-length, with some peat, spiced oak, and pepper notes.

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