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Overall rating
83.18/100
votes
36
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
45.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
L6152CM000
Added on
19 Sep 2016 8:12 am by Delinquent
Colored

Average value

€ 37,85

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36 × member ratings

77 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Talisker 10-year-old

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 83.18 points

  1. coldsun scored this whisky 68 points Expert Senior

    Very good and classic island whisky taste. has notes of freshness but peat as well. Has nice and long finish.

  2. Helgo scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Blindtasting.
    I like the nose very much. Nice smoke flavors and fruitiness. In the mouth a nice oily note with smoke, fruit and quince. Then salt, pepper and spices. Unfortunately, a very short dry finish.
    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      81 81
    • Finish
      79 79

  3. holborndrinker scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    A decent dram and for the money you get an interesting taste experience.
    • Nose
      Coastal - like the smell of the sea rather than seaweed.  Quite an enticing smell.
    • Taste
      All the good things from the sea - like a mermaid's tears rather than some manky old fish. Warming on the palate.
    • Finish
      Long - the slightly higher strength gives it a decent punch.

  4. Roelof Zijlstra scored this whisky 73 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      74 74
    • Taste
      72 72
    • Finish
      71 71

  5. Roelof Zijlstra scored this whisky 73 points Member Senior

    A nice whisky for people who still have to get acquainted with sea and peat. But for those who love it, it is just too light. Certainly not bad whisky, but he feels a bit like the little sister of the big brothers on Islay.
    • Nose
      The nose is slightly salty and slightly smoky with a hint of leather and fruit.
    • Taste
      The palette is flat until you let in some oxygen. Wait a little longer with swallowing, followed by a nice peppery surprise.
    • Finish
      Pepper and sweet leather.

  6. helmutgw scored this whisky 74 points Expert Senior

    Q: pink gold N: yellow fruits - apricot ?, some alcohol, closed G: light body, very sweet, some smoke, barely fruit, some vanilla A: long, sweet, fruity + H2O: even sweeter: way too sweet! Best suited for generation snowflake! René Magritte would say: "Trahison! Ceci n'est pas un Talisker "
    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      77 77
    • Finish
      73 73

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