Tag Archives: Skye

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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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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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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Talisker Port Ruighe, 45.8%

The Talisker Port Ruighe (Portree) is named after the island’s capital town and to make the name a bit of a gimmick they also decided to finish the whisky in port casks. Apart from the town name and the ‘port’ … Continue reading

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My favourite events of 2013

Looking back at the almost gone year I remember quite a lot of whisky events. Not as many as some years ago when I visited so many festivals I couldn’t even remember them all, but the quality of each individual … Continue reading

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