Talisker 10-year-old

Overall rating
83.79/100
votes
44
Whiskybase ID
WB86942
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Made by the Sea
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
45.8 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
Isle of Skye Map
Bottle code
L6152CM000
Barcode
5000281005416
Added on
19 sep 2016 8:12 am by Delinquent
ColoredChillfiltered

Average value

€ 37.85

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Whisky reviews for Talisker 10-year-old

8 users have left 9 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 83.79 points.

  1. MaroFF scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Another great Talisker. It is not an outstanding whisky, but it is definitely quite a good single malt, for not a lot of money. Lots of smoke, fruit, sweets and chocolate accents make you want to come back to her. I like this!
    • Nose
      83 83
      smoky, sea salt, citrus fruits, apple peel, needles, wet peat, shoe polish
    • Taste
      84 84
      sweet, very fruity, raisins, prunes, a lot of smoke, slightly peppery
    • Finish
      84 84
      quite long, warming, sweet, smoky, floral, chocolate tip with an admixture of spices

  2. Simon Stood scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

    21-22-21-21

  3. dandyman scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    No maritime notes, no brine, no iodine, no smoke, just ultra sweet pineapple fruitiness!

    Oh Talisker, where hav' ye gone?!

  4. coldsun scored this whisky 85 points Expert Senior

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

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. Roelof Zijlstra scored this whisky 73 points Expert Junior

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

  8. Roelof Zijlstra scored this whisky 73 points Expert Junior

    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.

  9. 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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