Talisker was founded in 1830 in the Island of Skye. The Talisker Distiller’s edition is the Talisker 10 with an additional maturation for another year in Amoroso Sherry casks.
Talisker Distiller's Edition 2013 was tasted at Meeting No. 29 on October 30, 2014. Out of 5, we rated it very highly at 3.16. Talisker Distiller's Edition 2013 ranks 17th overall in Scotch. Costing $80, this spirit is on the pricier side given the our rating of it.
Hickory smoke is prominent on the nose. Smoke & sweetness are well balanced; the whole whiskey is nicely restrained; an extremely likable whisky.
Nose: Bacon and distant smoke over the hills. Taste: sweet, gentle, growing warmth; delicate bacon overtones. I could drink this forever.
Nose smoky and peaty. First sip tastes like menthol cigarettes. Second sip is much better, like smoked meat. Lingers on the tongue.
Sweet but ultimately disappointing. Talisker 10 is my favorite scotch, but this just doesn't do it for me Think it's the extra sweetness from the sherry cask.
Definite cigar scents, bright aftertaste with a sweet finish. Peat, but not overpowering. That said, not my favorite Talisker.
Lot of smoke, small campfire on the nose with honey and caramel. Tobacco.
Strong tobacco on finish when exhaling. Lightly sweet. Enjoyable. A bit hot on the back of the nose.
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