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Talisker 30yo

(53.1%, OB, 3000 Bts., 2009)
Average Score: 90
Bottle Profile
TypeScotch Single Malts (Disclosed Distilleries)
DistilleryTalisker
Bottler Official Bottling
Brand NameTalisker
Alcohol By Volume53.1%
Bottles3000
Issued2009
Average Score90


Maniac Ratings
Robert Karlsson90
Ho-cheng Yao91
Keith Wood90
Oliver Klimek89


Tasting Notes
Robert KarlssonA bit laidback, closed. Malt, a bit of muesli? Needs water whereafter kind fruits arrive, mandarins? Tastewise much spicier than the nose suggested. Quite clean, malt, alcohol and white smoke. The aftertaste is slightly weird, sourly smoke? With water it gets a really lively fruit profile instead that really makes it so much more interesting. Like some kind of spiced up Clynelish? Dunno, but good! Verily.
Keith WoodGlass: Bugatti Kelch - Colour: Light yellow gold - Nose: Atlantic sea-air, fruit, butterscotch and malt. - Palate: Black pepper, rich fruit, morning coffee biscuit and slightly bitter. - Finish. Long with lots of that traditional Talisker black pepper. - Overall Impression: Mmmmm, I'm in love!
Oliver KlimekColour: Bright amber - Nose: Mixed tropical fruit cocktail with maritime freshness, honey, hints of cloves. - Palate: Pineapple, banana, honey, hints of herbs and pepper. - Finish: Very long, with a fruity whiff of smoke. - Overall: The oldest expression of Talisker is unusually fruity and has only very little peat influence. There is a lot to explore in this malt.