Palate: It's a bonfire of peat crackling with black pepper, with a touch of brine and dry barley. Master of Malt supports responsible drinking - Sip, don't Gulp. This is part of a release of 60,000 bottles, crafted by Diageo's Maureen Robinson. Copyright © 2021 Master of Malt. 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. At a volume of 45.8% ABV this whisky is bottled at an optimal drinking strength. The same mild peaty saltiness but a a richer sweetness too that it just perfect. Beautiful. Of course it could. Talisker is now one of Diageo’s most distinguished single malt brands. All rights reserved. Talisker Single Malt Whisky is made from malted barley sourced from the Muir of Ord, a village in Highland, Scotland. Gathered quite a collection of single malts but keep coming back to Talisker. When I first got into whiskey this is what I expected it to taste like. After this snooze in an oaky home, the whisky was bottled by…  More info, From Diageo's Special Release 2019 series comes a particularly marvellous 15 year old Talisker! The alcohol then runs back into the stills and is distilled again. It is one of only 378…  More info, Carbost, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire IV47 8SR. Through thick, pungent smoke comes sweet pear and apple peels, with pinches of maritime salt from kippers, seaweed. 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. Reproduced from the Malt Whisky Yearbook 2009 with the kind permission of Mr Ingvar Ronde. Talisker Storm took the gold in San Francisco in 2015 as well, this time for the best “no-age-statement” single malt. Nose – Honey, malt, a sherry like sweetness, malt, smoke and a touch of salt. Matured in freshly charred American oak hogsheads, it's got spice, sweetness, smoke and sea breeze…  More info, Could your Christmas Tree use a helping of coastal deliciousness? Talisker Skye was introduced in early 2015, named after the beautiful island on which the distillery resides. Talisker Skye has always been my go to. 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! 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. ; Finish – Malt, sweetness, smoke, dark fruit, brine and honey with a touch of wood. On 22nd November the distillery catches fire and substantial damage occurs. 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. ; Palate – Sweet and smoky malt with hints of honey, dark dried fruit, char and wood. To celebrate the distillery’s 175th anniversary in 2005, a no age statement commemorative single malt bottling was released. By clicking “Notify me!” (and ticking the box, if applicable), you confirm Unfortunately they all don’t but I guess that’s part of the adventure. A sweet and smoky malt, a must have for any Talisker fan. Palate: More of the same on the palate, which is no bad thing, with pear drops and fennel seed welcome additions. Kemp sells his share and buys Macallan Distillery instead. The Scotch Whisky Masters (The Spirits Business), Distillers' Single Malts 12 years and under - 2014, Islands Single Malt 12 Years and Under - 2014. 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. Unsubscribe at any time. Special offers, recommendations and expert advice to your inbox! Talisker has used the same malted barley since 1972, a supply bought in from Glen Ord after it abandoned it's own onsite maltings. It is overpriced in my mind when you consider the value of the 18 year old, which Master of Malt is selling for £76.45. White pepper and mild oakiness. This is a legendary whisky. Perfection loved every drop exactly what I like fantastic. Talisker 10 Year Old is bottled at a very particular 45.8% abv. If you…  More info, It's the 2007 vintage Distillers Edition from Talisker. United Distillers introduce Classic Malts, Talisker 10 years included. A visitor centre is opened. 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! That's plenty enough to go round, so why not see what takes your fancy below? 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. Administration of the distillery is transferred to Scottish Malt Distillers (SMD). Was a very welcome Xmas gift. Pop your email address in below and we’ll let you know next time this product becomes available. Copyright © 2021 Master of Malt. Talisker was number one for each of us! 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! Albania. Colour: E150a. Since 2008, the range has vastly expanded with a no age statement quartet and even a 40 year old expression. So easy to drink, go back bottle after bottle. ... Tasting Note by The Chaps at Master of Malt. Talisker has been a welcome addition to this established series ever since, despite the fact that the distillery itself is pretty unusual. It has marketed the brand as part of its Classic Malts range in 1988. Taste – Neat, Talisker tastes sweeter than it smells. Talisker was founded by Hugh and Kenneth MacAskill: Year Founded: 1830: Distillery Location: Isle of Skye, Scotland: Master Distiller / Blender: Mark Lochhead, Master Distiller By clicking “Sign up”, you confirm that you have read, understand and agree to our Privacy Policy. Clean coal. Fantastic peated, briny, sweet whisky. Nose: light and ethereal, as if it got shattered: a lot of the flavours are gone, but others are still present, in a sharp and focused … A classic Island dram from the Isle of Skye. Whisky is a very personal thing but I like the slightly peaty malts that taste of the sea and Talisker always fits the bill. We're working on a solution, but in the meantime you can. Talisker Single Malt Whisky. The Discovery Collection by Diageo includes the three elegant single malt whiskys Talisker 10 years, Cardhu 12 years and The Singleton 12 years. 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. Best price and availability at Master of Malt Buy now $99.39 (£76.45) Talisker 18 Year Old is a Single Malt Scotch Whisky from this Island distillery's core range. Saving to just splurge in the shop because love the drams they produce. We can't actually ship Talisker 10 Year Old to you in France right now. So get ready, Talisker, the Mayan prophecies and the Malt Impostors are coming. Please enter your details to make it easier for us to help you further. Cant wait to visit Talisker Distillery next summer. After: Temperature fixed peat with sherbeted spice. They extended the distillery in 1900, before selling the company in 1916 to a consortium including Distillers Company Limited. Talisker 10 – distilled around ’83 and bottled around ’93. To me the best whiskies are those that you can afford for your budget on a regular basis. 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. Prices vary based on delivery destination (it's a tax thing), so please change it if you're not shipping within France as it might affect the price! On the rocks every night! By clicking “Notify me!” (and ticking the box, if applicable), you confirm 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. A pathway whiskey to even greater things. 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. Hot on the heels of Talisker Storm in early 2013 comes Talisker's Port Ruighe, pronounced 'Port…  More info, Talisker Skye was introduced in early 2015, named after the beautiful island on which the distillery resides. Pop your email address in below and we’ll let you know next time this product becomes available. This will always be part of my collection now. The same mild peaty saltiness but a a richer sweetness too that it just perfect. Master of Malt supports responsible drinking - Sip, don't Gulp. Nose: A fresh and fragrant nose. Talisker (8 year) Special Release 2020. Talisker 57O North, sixth edition of the 25 year old and third edition of the 30 year old are launched. Malt whisky is made only from malted barley, in two (occasionally three) copper pot stills, by a batch process. ; Overall – Spolier alert, I pegged this one as being my favorite of this round. All rights reserved. Following a relatively stable and calm period for Talisker, a still-house fire tragically destroyed the distillery in 1960. 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. 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 remained under the MacAskill's stewardship until 1898, when the Dailuaine-Talisker Distillers Company acquired it under the charge of Thomas Mackenzie. 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. 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. The combination works because it’s balanced. Thankfully, the distillery was completely rebuilt meticulously according exact copies of the old stills, and five replicas of the original stills were constructed to maintain the preservation of the original Talisker flavour. The Talisker Dark Storm. Allan dies and Thomas Mackenzie, who has been his partner, takes over. 13th January 2017. Thank you!We’ll let you know when this product is back in stock. So been into this single malt business for the last couple of years. After the sweetness of a malt such as Glendronach and Canadian/Irish offerings, the first thing that struck me was the smokiness - Lapsang souchong is the closest description, but that doesn't have the following orchestration of sweet fruit notes and saltiness.Vale David John Moore Cornwell, and thank you for guiding me to this one. In November 2018 the single malt was bottled by Hunter Laing for the…  More info, Part of Douglas Laing's Old Particular series, this expression from Talisker was distilled in 2009 and bottled at 48.4% ABV, after 8 years of maturing in a refill hogshead. 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. An intense and vibrant dram, the Storm offers up plenty of distillery character alongside some smokier depth and complexity. Really a great bonfire peat with nice tones of salt and fruit. A true classic. Lots of taste but well balanced. 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)! Just lovely and can be found at a decent price but always wanted to try the classic Talisker 10. 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. 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. In the James Bond movies, 007 and M can be seen drinking Talisker. As second albums go, this is solid enough if unspectacular. This is a great bottle for getting into peat/smoke whisky. Housing a single malt Scotch whisky that was predominantly matured in American oak hogsheads with some…  More info, A gorgeous Talisker from Douglas Laing's Old Particular series, distilled in 2010. Hugh and Kenneth MacAskill, sons of the local doctor, found the distillery. Talisker Distillery merges with Dailuaine-Glenlivet Distillers and Imperial Distillers to form Dailuaine-Talisker Distillers Company. 57.9% ABV. Can’t fault this malt. 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 distillery has changed hands only once since this period, after Diageo added Talisker to its considerable portfolio. MacLennan, still working at the distillery, nominates John Anderson as agent in Glasgow. 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. Talisker 10yo (Old) Bottling Note An old and rare bottling of Talisker 10 Year Old, the classic and popular single malt Scotch whisky from the Skye-based distillery. Especially at the marked-down price, which is squarely where this belongs. 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. The second edition of the 30 year old and the fifth edition of the 25 year old are released. You can also get it in the UK at around GBP 76. The brand is considered a premium Single Malt Whisky Talisker is probably the biggest Single Malt brand Diageo own, so a lot seems to be riding on this. 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. Never gets old. I would expect to pay about 20% less than Talisker 10 year. This bottle was part of a private collection - if you'd like more detailed photos just get in touch ! Talisker is now one of Diageo’s most distinguished single malt brands. Malting ceases and malt is now purchased from Glen Ord Central Maltings. Smokey peat, malty goodness, salty. Amazing. 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?). you have read, understood, and agree to our Privacy Policy. Exactly the kind of tipple that'll round off a…  More info, This was released to commemorate Talisker's 175th Birthday in 2005. Talisker 10 years 45, 8% vol. The oldest working distillery on the Isle of Skye, Talisker has enjoyed a long and very successful history. Addendum by Kurt Maitland. Still available on the Master of Malt site (and others). It was distilled all the way back in 1978, when Bee Gees Night Fever…  More info, This is a very rare bottle of Talisker single malt that was distilled in 1953, matured in sherry oak casks and bottled 24 years later by Gordon & MacPhail for the Italian market as part of the…  More info, From the Isle of Skye comes this Talisker single malt, which has spent 18 years in casks which previously held bourbon and sherry. This 8 year old expression was aged in ex-pot still Caribbean rum casks - a first for the distillery! 1 Litre making-it-rain bottle. OK, back to the task at hand – Talisker. Talisker is launched as a Distillers Edition with an amoroso sherry finish. 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. The single malt is easily among the most interesting and pleasurable in its youthful class. A spectacular after dinner dram. No spam and entirely confidential. It spent just under a decade in a single refill hogshead until it was bottled at eight years old. As for its other characteristics: Nose – Sweet peaty smoke with a whiff of iodine. 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North of Scotland Bank sells the distillery to Donald MacLennan for £500. Nose: Vanilla and a soft fruitiness. No Shipping Info. Taste: Medium body. The classic stalwart of the Talisker family, a classic Single Malt Scotch Whisky from the oldest distillery on the Isle of Skye, Double Gold medal winner at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2017, Smooth and smoky flavours with a warm afterglow, The warm, subtle smokiness of Talisker 10 Year Old should be sampled neat, The first of two distillation stages gives this whisky its complexity and … Was introduced in early 2015, named after the beautiful Island on which the distillery, nominates John Anderson imprisoned... And bottled around ’ 93 the task at hand – Talisker price for whiskies from Talisker poor. More here took the gold in San Francisco in 2015 as well as orchard fruit provides a delicate beautiful. Off a… More info, Carbost, Isle of Skye before selling the Company in 1916 to consortium. 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