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Diageo, FOCM, Headline, Royal Lochnagar, Special Release, Talisker »

[23 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 1,116 views]
Royal Lochnagar and Talisker Triple Matured – Friends of the Classic Malts Exclusive Releases

A month or so ago Diageo has announced the release of the first two bottles of FOCM (Their fan club sort of) for the coming year (featured in our PR corner) , with a total of 5 such bottles from various classic malts ( malts.com ) distilleries. Why triple aged you ask? simple, they have been aged in 3 different …

Featured, Headline, NAS, Talisker, Tasting Notes, Travel Retail »

[31 Jul 2013 | 2 Comments | 2,486 views]
Dark N’ Stormy?  – Talisker Dark Storm

It’s time to taste the latest expression released by Talisker a few weeks ago (travel retail only- remember?) . The Dark storm is matured in deep charred oak casks for extra spice and smoke and is bottled at 45.8% ABV (like most other Taliskers). So basically it’s supposed to be a bolder version of the Storm, with bigger and more …

Headline, NAS, Port Cask, Talisker, Tasting Notes »

[29 Apr 2013 | 2 Comments | 1,087 views]
A different sort of Talisker : Talisker Port Ruighe

Unless you have been living in outer space or totally without internet access in the last week or so, you must have heard about the new release from Talisker : the Port finished ‘Port Ruighe’. Basically it’s a NAS whisky finished for a certain time in barrels which previously held port wine, which are also known as “port pipes”. I …

Headline, News, Talisker »

[19 Apr 2013 | No Comment | 859 views]
Whisky News , April 19th–A new Port finished Talisker is released

Talisker Launches a new Port finished expression : PORT RUIGHE
Talisker have been busy lately, and after quite some time with no new releases this is the 2nd release in less than 2 months after the lovely Storm (see my review here). I know a lot of you are fans of Talisker so, it’s really an interesting addition to the family. …

Diageo, Featured, Headline, Talisker, Tasting Notes »

[5 Mar 2013 | 6 Comments | 2,177 views]
Tasting the new Talisker Storm

So, at last. my nose is almost back to normal, and I get a chance to sample this new Talisker everybody has been speaking about in the last week or two. Released in February 2013, this is a new expression that came with very high hopes, as the younger brother of the ever so popular 10 year old. Continuing the …

Headline, Isle of Skye, Master Of Malt, Talisker, Tasting Notes »

[28 Feb 2013 | One Comment | 1,471 views]
Even more Whisky Geekery : Talisker 10 vs. Redistilled Talisker

With my tasting faculties still out of order ( i could not tell a coke from an ardbeg supernova by sniffing or tasting. i can guarantee  you this. So better not try) with this damn flu , It’s a good time to indulge in some whisky geekery for part III of “distilled or the original, which is better”. This time …

Cask Strength, Headline, Islands, Isle of Skye, Talisker, Tasting Notes »

[5 Jul 2012 | No Comment | 2,028 views]
Tasting Talisker 25 yo OB, vintage 2007 release

Talisker 10 is a cornerstone of my whisky bar, and I know only a few whisky drinkers who do not consider it to be one of the better OB that offers amazing bang for the buck and solid quality through the years.Talisker’s Peppery “signature” is well known, and while the 10 and 18 year olds are easy to get hold …

Chocolate, Talisker »

[24 May 2010 | 13 Comments | 2,723 views]

We all know that Chocolate and Whisky is a match made in heaven. I especially like sipping dark chocolate (70%, and of good quality) side by side with some drams. My favorites that go very well with chocolates are HP 18, and Talisker 10, Talisker being the #1 “enhanced” whisky by such a combination. Now, My friend J.H has …

Islands, Isle of Skye, Quick Dram, Talisker, Tasting Notes, scotch »

[11 Mar 2010 | 5 Comments | 2,978 views]
Quick End of week Dram : Talisker 57’ North

Today’s Malt comes from a distillery I like very much : Talisker. Talisker distillery is located on the isle of Skye which is the 2nd biggest island in the Scottish isles. The Isle of Skye is much bigger in population size (around 9000 inhabitants) ,and houses only one distillery only – Talisker.
Talisker’s malts are known as strong, quite peaty (for …