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Talisker

Region: Highlands
District: Skye

The Talisker Distillery was established in 1830 and remains the only distillery on the Isle of Skye. More precisely, it is located on the shores of Loch Harport, on the west side of the island, about three miles east of the town of Talisker, in the village of Carbost. After a disastrous fire, the distillery was completely rebuilt during the 1960s. Talisker can be quite heavily peated and carry the characteristic of seaweed common to most all island malts. It has been described as one of the most individualistic of all the single malts. Its distinctive "peppery" character is very obvious and contributes to the reputation of this whisky as being one of the most "powerful" of them all.

10 year old

Proof 91.6
Color Medium amber.
Nose Heavy, pungent, smoky, sweet, full and well-rounded.
Body Full, with some sweetness.
Palate Full flavor, which can seemingly, with a few drops of water, explode on the palate. Can be smoky with malty-sweet tones and alot
Finish Long and intense, with pepper. Some oiliness may also be present.

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