Colour: E150a. Talisker 10 years 45, 8% vol. The Discovery Collection by Diageo includes the three elegant single malt whiskys Talisker 10 years, Cardhu 12 years and The Singleton 12 years. The result is…  More info, The perfect winter warmer here from Talisker, this nifty kit has everything you need to make the perfect boozy hot chocolate (minus the milk and water - you'll have to provide that yourself)! These expressions are allowed a finishing period in casks that previously held Amoroso sherry, which plays wonderfully with the distinctive…  More info, This gift set features a full bottle of Talikser 10 Year Old, a well-loved favourite from the Isle of Skye, and two Talisker glasses with round bases which won't tumble over when drinking whisky…  More info, Another addition to the brilliant Old Particular series, this one hails from Skye's Talisker! Thomas Mackenzie dies and the distillery is taken over by a consortium consisting of, among others, John Walker, John Dewar, W. P. Lowrie and Distillers Company Limited (DCL). No Shipping Info. A spectacular after dinner dram. The oldest working distillery on the Isle of Skye, Talisker has enjoyed a long and very successful history. This bottle is available almost everywhere, so please shop around but expect to pay £37.95 via The Whisky Exchange, £36.45 with Master of Malt, $66.99 with SharedPour or Amazon will demand £37.55. Talisker is now one of Diageo’s most distinguished single malt brands. North of Scotland Bank sells the distillery to Donald MacLennan for £500. This malt is typically peated to a phenol level of approximately 18–22 parts per million (ppm) which, combined with a decidedly brazen terroir and mineral-rich water from Cnoc nan Speireag (Hawk Hill), helps to form a singular profile of new-make spirit, which tends to be aged in American oak casks. Talisker is launched as a Distillers Edition with an amoroso sherry finish. Talisker 8 Year Old (Special Release 2020), Talisker 10 Year Old Campfire Hot Chocolate Kit, Talisker 10 Year Old with Waterproof Dry Bag, Talisker 41 Year Old 1978 Bodega Series 2, Talisker 24 Year Old 1953 - Connoisseur's Choice (Gordon & MacPhail), Talisker 2007 (bottled 2017) Amoroso Cask Finish - Distillers Edition. As second albums go, this is solid enough if unspectacular. Talisker (8 year) Special Release 2020. After: Temperature fixed peat with sherbeted spice. By clicking “Notify me!” (and ticking the box, if applicable), you confirm Unsubscribe at any time. The single malt is easily among the most interesting and pleasurable in its youthful class. A pathway whiskey to even greater things. The core age-stated range is small, but beefy, with the much-loved 10 year, a 25 year, and this bottle squarely in the middle, Talisker 18 Years Old. Malt whisky is the ‘original’ whisky of Scotland. You can also get it in the UK at around GBP 76. He wasn’t alone. This 8 year old expression was aged in ex-pot still Caribbean rum casks - a first for the distillery! That's a promise. MacLennan, still working at the distillery, nominates John Anderson as agent in Glasgow. Amazing. It has marketed the brand as part of its Classic Malts range in 1988. Talisker is now one of Diageo’s most distinguished single malt brands. Through thick, pungent smoke comes sweet pear and apple peels, with pinches of maritime salt from kippers, seaweed. Best price and availability at Master of Malt Buy now S$71.15 (£39.75) This bottling of Scotch Whisky from the Talisker distillery has no age statement. Talisker Distillery also possesses another striking feature - swan neck lye pipes. As princess kisses a few frogs to find her prince, I have had to kiss a few glasses of the golden nectar to find my Queen. The first one I am about to review is a Talisker, a distillery I like very much, and this year’s edition is quite older than yesteryear’s 8 year old Talisker, which for me is a good thing (I was not a big fan of the 8 yo). The brand is considered a premium Single Malt Whisky That’s a better dram even with batch inconsistencies and I feel more representative of Talisker itself. ; Palate – Sweet and smoky malt with hints of honey, dark dried fruit, char and wood. A reader who is apparently more of a Talisker fanboy than I am ordered a bottle of the very-limited, very sold-out, and very not-available-in-the-USA 2018 Special Release bottling from a specialty retailer in the UK. Hugh and Kenneth MacAskill, sons of the local doctor, found the distillery. It's a no age statement release that's said to…  More info, This right here is a 25 year old single malt Scotch whisky from the Talisker distillery. ... Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt. Two new bottlings appear, an 18 year old and a 25 year old. This bottle was part of a private collection - if you'd like more detailed photos just get in touch ! Following a relatively stable and calm period for Talisker, a still-house fire tragically destroyed the distillery in 1960. Thank youYou have been added to our mailing list. Just lovely and can be found at a decent price but always wanted to try the classic Talisker 10. When I first got into whiskey this is what I expected it to taste like. Anyone who knows the process of making whisky knows that this character isn't just affected by the methods and equipment used, however, but by the base ingredients as well. Talisker distillery is an island single malt Scotch whisky distillery based in Carbost, Scotland on the Isle of Skye.The distillery is operated by Diageo, and Talisker's 10 year old expression has been nominated as part of their Classic Malts series. Taste: Medium body. Just so you know, we can't actually ship to, By clicking "Submit" you confirm that you have read, understood and agree to our, This product does not contain any notifiable allergens. Talisker Storm took the gold in San Francisco in 2015 as well, this time for the best “no-age-statement” single malt. MacLennan experiences difficulties in making operations viable and puts the distillery up for sale. The distillery reopens after the fire with five new identical copies of the destroyed stills. Talisker single malt can be enjoyed in a variety of expressions, from a smattering of no-age-stated offerings, including the annual Distiller’s Edition, to the occasional Diageo, end-of-year limited edition offerings we see from time to time. Posted on June 9, 2014 by Stephen in Talisker. Master of Malt supports responsible drinking - Sip, don't Gulp. Special offers, recommendations and expert advice to your inbox! The distillery was founded in 1830 by Hugh and Kenneth MacAskill, on the shores of Loch Harport, an area steeped in tradition and local custom, where Scotch Gaelic is still spoken. On the rocks every night! We're working on a solution, but in the meantime you can find out more here. Talisker Storm was released in early 2013 as a no age statement whisky, which was matured in specifically selected refill and toasted American oak casks. Talisker 10 is worthy of the hype. Talisker Storm Single Malt Whisky ... Talisker and by extension Diageo’s Master Blender, Jim Beveridge, have done a solid job of using the fire, spice, and raw smoke qualities of the younger malt to balance out the thick honey sweetness of their older malt. Hubby bought me a bottle for wedding anniversary and just tried tonight and what a gorgeous drink. If you don’t go into it with the “This is Talisker” mentality, you’ll probably enjoy it. Thank youYou have been added to our mailing list. Copyright © 2021 Master of Malt. Palate: More of the same on the palate, which is no bad thing, with pear drops and fennel seed welcome additions. Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt Nose: Caramel, toasted sweet spices, vanilla and, as with many of the newer Taliskers, definite smoke. This bottle was part of a private collection -…  More info, Originally released for the Travel Retail market, Talisker's Dark Storm is matured in heavily charred oak casks, imparting yet more smoke and spice to the already intensely smoky whisky. Was a very welcome Xmas gift. And the love never dies. If you…  More info, It's the 2007 vintage Distillers Edition from Talisker. Distilled in November 2010, the single malt rested in a single refill hogshead for just under a decade.…  More info, Initially launched for travel retail, Talisker Neist Point is named after Skye's most westerly point with the lighthouse depicted on the fold out box. To me the best whiskies are those that you can afford for your budget on a regular basis. You should know that we will store your details securely just in case we need to get in touch with you about your post in the future. The shape of these pipes means that vapour from the stills loops on its way to the worm tubs, so some of the alcohol is already condensed before it has reached the cooler. The Talisker Dark Storm. No Shipping Info. Taste – Neat, Talisker tastes sweeter than it smells. We can't actually ship Talisker 10 Year Old to you in France right now. Allan dies and Thomas Mackenzie, who has been his partner, takes over. By clicking “Sign up”, you confirm that you have read, understand and agree to our Privacy Policy. While these features may seem pretty bizarre, some would say that it is these intricacies that help create the distinctive Talisker character, and it's all the better for it (what's so normal about being normal, anyway?). Tasting notes: This dram is so dark ruby red, if you click the glass against the bottle three times, you end up in Kansas, which is a biker bar on the Isle of Skye. 57.9% ABV. This expression brings with it a more well-rounded and sweet flavour profile packed with fresh citrus, sweet smoke, peppery spice and traditional Talisker maritime notes. Palate: It's a bonfire of peat crackling with black pepper, with a touch of brine and dry barley. 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Immensely satisfying stuff, with whiffs of warm peat blending with coastal air, balanced by orchard fruit and juicy barley. (although, in the case where you only give us your name and contact details in connection with a review, we will never use that information for any promotional or marketing purposes). Talisker was acquired by DCL in 1925, themselves now part of Diageo and today this Skye distillery produces one of the most recognised and beloved single malt brands in the world. The second edition of the 30 year old and the fifth edition of the 25 year old are released. ; Overall – Spolier alert, I pegged this one as being my favorite of this round. This is a distillery reviewed frequently here at MALT, with the 2017 Distillery Exclusive (not to be confused) covered here by Jason, as well as in an epic vertical tasting , also by Jason. On the shores of Loch Harport, the village of Carbost is home to Skye’s only distillery producing a wonderfully powerful and award-winning Island malt bottled at above average strength. Special offers, recommendations and expert advice to your inbox! This is part of a release of 60,000 bottles, crafted by Diageo's Maureen Robinson. Nose: A fresh and fragrant nose. You'll…  More info, Talisker Storm was released in early 2013 as a no age statement whisky, which was matured in specifically selected refill and toasted American oak casks. The same mild peaty saltiness but a a richer sweetness too that it just perfect. So get ready, Talisker, the Mayan prophecies and the Malt Impostors are coming. At just 10 years old, Talisker is on point. This expression brings with it a more well-rounded and sweet flavour profile packed with…  More info, Should you wish to keep this bottle of Talisker 10 Year Old completely dry wherever you may be, you're in luck because it also comes accompanied by a branded reusable dry bag! The legal stuff: not providing your contact details may mean we have to delete your comments if another member of our community complains about them. Warren Day, a legend of the club, would read poetry in his booming voice, take his 18 year old Talisker and brazenly hold it to the stormy sky to toast the seafaring ghosts and warm the cockles of his heart. Talisker Skye has always been my go to. Talisker has used the same malted barley since 1972, a supply bought in from Glen Ord after it abandoned it's own onsite maltings. Nose – Honey, malt, a sherry like sweetness, malt, smoke and a touch of salt. The spring water flows over peat and has a very high mineral content. Talisker 8 Year Old (Special Release 2018) Single Malt Whisky - 84.24€ - Find the best price for whiskies from TALISKER. The alcohol then runs back into the stills and is distilled again. White pepper and mild oakiness. The barley is lightly peated to approximately 18 phenol parts per million, which contributes a slightly smoky flavor profile to the whisky. Pop your email address in below and we’ll let you know next time this product becomes available. The distillery abandons triple distillation. Aged for a minimum of 10 years in American oak casks, this welcome member of Diageo's Classic Malts series has been recognised numerous times for its excellence. £183.00 (≈ 203.55€) ON SALE. This is a legendary whisky. The distillery has changed hands only once since this period, after Diageo added Talisker to its considerable portfolio. To celebrate the 175th birthday of the distillery, Talisker 175th Anniversary is released. A classic Island dram from the Isle of Skye. A sweet and smoky malt, a must have for any Talisker fan. The third spirit still is a remnant from an era in which Talisker used to produce triple distilled malt whisky, which was stopped in 1928, and the extra spirit still was simply never removed or decommissioned. Just 383 bottles…  More info, An Old Particular bottling of 8 year old Talisker single malt, matured in a refill hogshead cask from November 2009 to September 2018. Choosing a country of delivery will show information about the delivery price to this country on the product page. Lots of taste but well balanced. In the James Bond movies, 007 and M can be seen drinking Talisker. The combination works because it’s balanced. Talisker is the only distillery on the Hebridean island of Skye and is one of the most popular and well-known Scottish single malt whisky brands in the world. Category Uncategorized. It was an Editor's Choice at Whisky Magazine, a gold medal winner at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2017 and was awarded 'Best Islands Single Malt' at the 2017 World Whiskies Awards. Especially at the marked-down price, which is squarely where this belongs. An intense and vibrant dram, the Storm offers…  More info, You can spend years waiting for a new release in Talisker's core range then two come along at once! Perfection loved every drop exactly what I like fantastic. Just lovely and can be found at a decent price but always wanted to try the classic Talisker 10. ‘Single’ malt whisky is the product of an individual distillery. No spam and entirely confidential. Fantastic peated, briny, sweet whisky. OK, back to the task at hand – Talisker. John Anderson is imprisoned after having sold non-existing casks of whisky. Prices vary based on delivery destination (it's a tax thing), so please change it if you're not shipping within United States as it might affect the price! On 22nd November the distillery catches fire and substantial damage occurs. Nose: The nose is a poor guide as to what is soon coming. Talisker has been a welcome addition to this established series ever since, despite the fact that the distillery itself is pretty unusual. We can't actually ship Talisker 10 Year Old to you in France right now. A 30 year old and the fourth edition of the 25 year old are released. Palate: Toasted spice, hints of orange, mild underlying peat. Of course it could. A great tasting dram. Malt whisky is made only from malted barley, in two (occasionally three) copper pot stills, by a batch process. Nose: Vanilla and a soft fruitiness. Albania. Taken in isolation, objectively, this is tasty, well-crafted malt with a nice balance of sweetness and smoke. Reproduced from the Malt Whisky Yearbook 2009 with the kind permission of Mr Ingvar Ronde. They extended the distillery in 1900, before selling the company in 1916 to a consortium including Distillers Company Limited. Like Bond, Talisker is rough by nature – rocky and influenced by the sea by which it is made. Related. Talisker Single Malt Whisky. An intense and vibrant dram, the Storm offers up plenty of distillery character alongside some smokier depth and complexity. ... Master Of Malt. Beautiful. A fantastic…  More info, A single cask bottling of Talisker, distilled in December 2008 and left to age for the next nine years in a single sherry butt. Talisker was founded by Hugh and Kenneth MacAskill: Year Founded: 1830: Distillery Location: Isle of Skye, Scotland: Master Distiller / Blender: Mark Lochhead, Master Distiller Master of Malt supports responsible drinking - Sip, don't Gulp. A visitor centre is opened. By clicking “Notify me!” (and ticking the box, if applicable), you confirm A classic Island dram from the Isle of Skye. 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