Talisker 20yo 1981/2002 (62%, OB)
Color: brown, clear, fine legs, going down quick
Nose: Peat and sherry, gras, earthy, lomon, citrus, mint, malty, old, some yellow flower, rice, creal.
Taste: hot, powerful medium body, last long. Finished well and powerful. salty, yet dry at end.complex.
Conclusion: 91 points. very nice one. very enjoyable. very long finish. un usuall, matured well very nice sherry talisker, smoky. comparing simple and weak then 50yo.
Talisker "Isle of Skye" Secret Stills 50yo 1955/2005 (45%, G&M, Cask#1312)
Color: dark brown. fine legs
Nose very interesting, usual nose for taliskery, light peat. some sea breeze. reminds my Glengoyne? Golden Promise? Onely hint of smoke,very beautiful nose. rice, creal, like the typical old malt. Matured and mild. Loast long .
Taste: watering, light body. old, finished very long, salty. reminds me old Srpingbank.
Conculsion: 93 points. Unusual good old malt.
- Apr 06 Thu 2006 16:27