Talisker Distillery – My Tour Drams

After our tour of Talisker distillery with manager Stuart Harrington, he couldn’t possibly leave without letting us taste a few drams.  Stuart was kind enough to crack open the good stuff and here’s my thoughts on the three drams: Talisker 57° North – 57% ABV A solid performer for the distillery in recent years, 57°
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Talisker Distillery

I’ve spent almost a decade talking and tasting Skye’s only whisky, but have never had the chance to visit the distillery itself.  But once my partner and I agreed to spend a couple of nights on Skye as part of our honeymoon, a visit to Talisker distillery was right at the top of my to do
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December’s Whisky News

A new year may have begun, but in-case you were tied up with Christmas madness throughout December, here’s your chance to catch-up on all the latest whisky news. Industry News To assist in its role of representing the industry worldwide, the Scotch Whisky Association has opened an office in London (The Spirits Business). Continuing its
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Oban Little Bay

Over the last couple of months, I’ve written (moaned?) a lot on these pages about non-age statement whiskies, especially with regards to Talisker.  The new bottlings from Talisker over the past 18 months or so have given the brand a chance to refresh itself, as well as proving that non-age statement whiskies aren’t the bogeyman
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Talisker Skye

When I reviewed the Talisker Port Righe a couple of months ago, I commented on the fact that the whisky seems to be on the road to becoming a no age statement brand, similar to Glenlivet, Bruichladdich and Glenmorangie.  The Port Righe now sits alongside Talisker Storm and Talisker Darkest Storm, and there isn’t a
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Talisker Port Ruighe

Between Christmas and New Year, I was treated to a whisky tasting by my friend and distiller extraordinaire, Steven Kersley.  He was good enough to open a couple of bottles from his vast collection, some of which had been distilled as far back as the 1970s.  However, the whisky which surprised me most on the
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