First Editions Talisker 2011
70cl / 46% abv
Only 426 bottles of this Island single malt have been bottled as part of the First Editions series of single cask expressions from Glasgow-based independent bottler, Hunter Laing & Co. Distilled at Talisker on the isle of Skye in 2011 and matured in a refill hogshead for 5 years before bottling in 2017 at a strength of 46% abv without chill filtration or artificial colouring.
Nose: mellow vanilla, liquorice and prunes.
Palate: smooth and sweet to begin with vanilla fudge, raisins, stewed rhubarb and a touch of peat.
Finish: long and sweet with a little bit more peat.