Category Archives: Talisker

Talisker 8 marks the return of a giant

Tom van Engelen wrote another one of his sort-of-bi-weekly posts on a bottle he found in his collection. Or at least, something that sparked his interest and urge to ramble on a bit! This time, he tried the new Talisker … Continue reading

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Bad-ass Whisky Night at De Whiskykoning #3

Last Friday it was time for the sort-of annual bad-ass whisky night at Whiskyslijterij De Koning in my old home town of Den Bosch. Man have I dropped a year’s salary there over the last decade… Anyway, the concept of … Continue reading

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Talisker Dark Storm, 45.8%

Talisker is releasing a lot of NAS whiskies nowadays. And by a lot, I mean a lot. Especially if you realize it’s only one brand in a pool of many. It started about a decade ago with the Talisker 57 … Continue reading

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BTC sample 5: Talisker 8yo, 2008-2016, 50%, Hunter Laing’s Old Malt Cask

So, I forgot to enter my guess for the fourth dram, but didn’t have a clue anyway. I would have guessed a random Speysider and I think I wouldn’t have had any points anyway. Yesterday’s entry post is a tad … Continue reading

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Talisker Neist Point, 45.8%

So, Talisker Neist Point. A lot has been written about this when it came out. The usual suspects being quite outraged by its initial price tag of close to € 150. What also doesn’t help is that it’s a NAS whisky … Continue reading

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What? More bottle shares? Again?

Exactly 36 days ago I wrote about left overs from bottle shares. While most of these bottles have not been emptied yet, I am already planning new ones. I’ve got some things in the running at the moment that I … Continue reading

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Talisker 25 years old, 2004 bottling, 57.8%

Another rather awesome sample from a recent sample swap. It’s been at least a couple of years since I tried any 25 year old Talisker, and even longer since it was one of the older cask strength versions. A couple … Continue reading

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