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Talisker 10 Years Old Tasting notes and reviews

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Talisker 10 Years Old

10 Years Old
Scotch Whisky ~ Single Malt
10 years old
Produced at
Talisker Distillery
Island (non Islay)
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Martine Nouet

Beeswax. Old furniture. Black pepper. Boat rope. Wet sand. Touch of seaweed. Crisp bacon. Gooseberry.
Sweet at start then slightly bitter. Wood comes quickly through. Smoked meat. Smoked almonds.
Sweet and spicy. Dry.
Less peppery than in my memory. As if the spicy outburst on mid palate has been tamed. A bit harsh too. Seems to have lost its volcanic temper.

Dave Broom

Fishboxes, pier heads, light smoke. Somewhat reminiscent of a manzanilla pasada: green olive and saltiness (oh yes there is) albeit with smoke. Yeasty, vibrant, heathery, fresh.
Fresh. Marine notes. Immediate smoke, leading to a sweet, lightly oily centre. White pepper.
Vibrant, prickly. Turfy.
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