Willie JJ wrote:I don't think you need to worry about not liking it. I found it fairly youthful, but flavour packed and delicious, even through the caramel.
Yes, struck me as youthful. But full of vim and vigour, unmistakeably Talisker, and hugely enjoyable. No it doesn't have the finesse of the 18, but it's a worthy addition to their range, and shows a different side. As Lez sez: "A Cask Strength Taliaker - it doesn't get much better."
And the best endoresement is that I've annihilated two 1 litre bottles in a year!