Yesterday was all about Cladach the blended malt in Diageo Special Releases 2018 and today it’s all about the most eagerly waited member of the line up (at least for me) – Talisker 8 Year Old at Cask Strength.
Until now we didn’t see any young Talisker at Cask strength in the Special Releases line up, hence the hype and expectations for this 2009 vintage targeted at the masses and bottled at a hefty 59.4% ABV.
Talisker 2009 8 Year Old (59.4%, £67.50 )
Nose : Sweet with honey and pears, then comes soft peat smoke. There’s Crème brûlée, a...