Talisker Storm

Talisker Storm
Whisky Talisker Storm
Country Scotland
Region Islands
Type Single Malt
Abv 45.8%
Rating 78/100

About

Talisker is a distillery of Scottish whisky, based in Carbost, on the Hebridean island of Skye. The distillery was founded in 1780 by the MacAskill brothers. It is currently owned by Diageo. Talisker uses malt that is heavily peated for non-Islay single malt standards, which results in a full and distinct flavour. Some of the most popular and well-known expressions are Talisker 10 Year Old, Talisker 25 Year Old, Talisker 57 North and Talisker Storm.
Reviews of Talisker Storm
says on August 20, 2021
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 76/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Deep gold

General description

More intensive than basic Skye, yet for me it lacks balance. I would go for Skye or 10yo rather than this.

Nose

Malt, smoke

Palate

Malty and dry at first, then overpowered by smoke. Some saltiness tries to go through, but generally peat covers everything. It is not like there is to much peat, but there is little else.

Finish

Spicy peat and alcohol burn. Feels like more than 45%

says on July 27, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Tawny

General description

sterke zoute en rokerige smaak. Is ook een beetje pittig. wel erg lekker

says on June 22, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Pale gold

General description

Прямолинейный, молодой и задорный NAS с правильной крепостью 45,8% abv, фильтрованный, крашеный

Nose

Копчености, дёготь, йод, соль, чёрный перец, солодовая сладость, ваниль, горечь дубовой бочки

Palate

Солёная копчёная рыба посыпанная чёрным перцем, лимонная цедра, ваниль

Finish

Дым, соль, копчености, горечь дёгтя и танинов

says on March 23, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 93/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

loved it. need to revisit

says on January 15, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

nice smoke taste, good price/quality

says on January 14, 2021
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

Nicht sehr komplex aber dennoch lecker... Ich fand ihn besser als den skye

Nose

Rauch, zitrusnote, Ananas, Vanille, meeresbrise, später malzig

Palate

Der berühmte Chilicatch, fruchtige Anklänge, Rauch und Eiche

Finish

Chili, Eichenwürze und etwas salzig

says on December 25, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 72/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

salty, smoky, light peat

says on October 17, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 30/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

a

says on September 21, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 85/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

Erg lekker. Ligt zoutig

says on July 25, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 80/100
Color: Amber

General description

Peaty and smoky, well balance sweet and little spicy.

says on June 28, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 73/100
Color: Old gold

General description

Smokey, deep, brings a punch

says on May 18, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

* * * *
Aroma: Rauch, Chili, Pfeffer, Salz, Süße, Maritime Noten, Beeren, Leder, Schinken

Geschmack: Chili, Rauch, Süße, Gewürze,

Abgang: Gewürze, Rauch, kurzer Abgang,

says on May 16, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Deep copper

General description

A typical Talisker coastal smoke which is soft on the nose but more sutble on the palate. Very smooth but not getting a lot of other complexities.

Nose

Soft bonfire smoke, briney, rich and sweet.

Palate

Gentler smoke than the nose suggests, coastal saltiness but also sweet and smooth.

Finish

Lingering smoke

says on May 15, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Für einen Nicht-Islay ordentlicher Rauch und schöne Pfeffer-Schärfe, dazu recht günstig. Den 10 jährigen finde ich zwar besser, aber trotzdem Kaufempfehlung.

says on April 19, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

has that smokey briney taste. but doesn't longer too long.

says on April 12, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 62/100
Color: Amber

General description

Nose: sharp on the nose for 46%. sea weeds and ocean. Peat. Slight bacon.
Palate : much too salty in my opinion.

says on January 19, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Amber

General description

A nice lightly peated whisky, nothing stands out too much. A little bit of sweetness, smoke and a touch of salt

says on January 5, 2020
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Gin clear

General description

Hey, that's pretty good. Sweet smoke on the nose. Taste of peat smoke, sweet, malt, caramel, and maybe just a pinch of salt. Let the glass open up for about 30 minutes, clean. a decent dram to sit with.

Nose

Sweet smoke

Palate

Smoke, malty sweet, some caramel, pinch of salt, gives away to okay spice.

Finish

Oak spice, slight smoke and salt.

says on December 14, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 79/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Gin clear

General description

In der Nase sehr maritim, wie eine Ladung salzige Gischt, die einem ins Gesicht schlägt. Dazu Banane und etwas Vanille. Etwas gefälliger als der 10er aber langweiliger als die DE.

Im Mund eine leichte Alkoholschärfe auf der Zungenspitze, etwas pfeffrig und weiter maritim. Trotz des Alkohols leicht wässrig und weniger voll als erwartet.

Der Abgang ist fast weihnachtlich mit Lebkuchengewürzen, hauptsächlich Muskat, Zartbitterschokolade und einer ordentlichen Portion Holz. Dahinter eine leicht "fischige" Assoziation, die ich sonst von Caol Ila kenne.

Nettes Teil aber leider nicht voll genug und er wirkt auch noch relativ jung. Zudem finde ich den charakteristischen Chili Catch nicht, wodurch ich ihn blind wohl nicht als Talisker identifizieren würde. PLV stimmt aber.

Note: 2

Finish

5/10

says on December 2, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 83/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Smoke and peat with peppery spice giving way to a slight sweetness in a medium to medium long finish.

says on November 9, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

A great way to get introduced to smokey scotch. One of my favorites for sipping on.

says on October 29, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Amber

General description

Saline smoke leather rubber oak char pepper spice citrus creamy

says on October 23, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

Smoky, peaty, briny. Not overwhelming peat.

says on October 14, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

A little briney, strong kick, subtle smoky finish.

says on September 25, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Beautiful warm and heavy scotch. Peppery on the nose, smoky on the pallet.

says on September 3, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 72/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Deep gold

General description

nice and strong, not too complex whisky

Nose

more sea, smoke, seagrass and a very little bit sweet

Palate

nice entry, smoke, the sea

Finish

smoke strikes, late the "chili catch"

says on September 1, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 79/100
Color: Burnished

General description

Salty and Briney. a nice whisky. it just doesn't stand out that much.

says on July 9, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 80/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Old gold

General description

Salty and briny, covering peat in both taste and smell. Talisker most likely. Short finish. 46% or maybe a little less. Probably young.

says on May 21, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 83/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Deep gold

General description

Good mixture of salt, sweetness and smoke.

Nose

Smoke and salt at first, then more malt and iodine. Later on sweetness with dried fruits.

Palate

Sweetness, smoke and salt.

Finish

Long smoky finish with iodine.

says on May 11, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

This is good. Smooth, mild smoke, and a soft sweetness.

says on May 9, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

nose: peat, smoke, salty like the sea
pallet: sweet, salty, spicy (pepper)
finish: sweet and spicy
a very nice whisky.

says on April 13, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Mild smoke and spice. Mild warmth.

Nose

Light

Palate

Light

Finish

Moderate

says on April 7, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Burnished

General description

Not a bad dram, just not overly complex.

says on April 6, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

At the nose is salty with a touch o black pepper.
The taste is salty, smoky, very mouthwatering.
Long salty finish.
Compared to the 10yo:
10yo is better at the nose
pretty much the same at the taste
storm is better in the finish

says on March 11, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 74/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

A lightly smoked whisky that has s hint of sweetness and a spiciness that builds. If you want to savour it then no water is needed.

Nose

Peaty iodine, light vanilla

Palate

Light vanilla, smoke. Sweetness opens up with water.

Finish

smoke and spiciness builds

says on February 28, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Amber

General description

Full flavoured and slighty smoky. Not too heavy, element of sweetness. Delicious.

says on February 25, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Color: Amber

General description

lighter version of the 10. less aggressive, but not as complex. salty sea, fire, delicious.

says on February 6, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 83/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Wunderfull but strong with a taste of peat wich makes it a whiskey for a long winternight at home

says on February 6, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

yup

says on February 2, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Smoky and peaty.

says on January 22, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Schöner Einstieg in das Torf Thema. Mundvoll Torf aber eben nicht zu heftig, dann folgt maritimes Salz und zum Abschluss dann Schwarte vom Schwarzwälder Schinken. Schöner nicht zu intensiver Whisky, der auch beim zweiten oder dritten Glas noch gefällig süffig ist...

says on January 19, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 68/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

strong pit, firewood and long aftertaste

says on January 9, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 76/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

braucht man auch nicht...

says on January 7, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 72/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Tawny

General description

strong peat, campfire, smooth, long finish

Nose

peat, slight malt, young wood, slight alcohol, camp fire,

Palate

smooth, bitter, tannic, woody,

Finish

long, powerful peat, woody,

says on December 26, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Well balanced, smoky with peat and salt. There is also some sweetness there too. Very enjoyable.

says on December 25, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Old gold

General description

Smokey in the nose, but mild and balanced on the tongue

says on December 24, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 83/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Little bit of sweetness, bit of peat,well balanced.

says on December 14, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Finish strength: Short
Color: Pale gold

General description

This is my base whisky. Balanced in taste, not to smoky.

says on December 5, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Old gold

General description

Wow da ist ordentlich Pfeffer dahinter!
In der Nase fast schon beißender medizinischer Alkohol, etwas Rauch und Holz.

beim ersten Schluck war ich von der Pfeffernote so überrascht das ich ihn sofort schluckte.

Beim zweiten Ansatz war och gefasster und ließ auch die süßen Früchte und das leichte Karamell auf mich wirken. das Ende könnte wieder etwas länger ausfallen für meinen Geschmack.
Für mich würde er aus Islay passen!

says on November 27, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

salt, peat, smoke.

says on November 15, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 84/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Burnished

General description

Picked this up because I liked the 10, did not disappoint; another nice whisky from Talisker. Light peat and smoke with brine finish and nice alcohol feel on mouth.

says on November 12, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

oak, salt.

says on October 20, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 70/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Deep gold

General description

peaty, fruity, sweet, alcohol

Nose

peat, sugar, fruit

Palate

peat, sweet, fruit, alcohol

Finish

vanilla, toffee, fudge

says on October 20, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 84/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

peated salted bodied but light

says on October 11, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 84/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Light smoke, honey, and pepper on the nose. Earthy bread with pepper and light smoke on the palate. Lightly peaty finish that lingers for close to 30 seconds.

says on September 30, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

If you like Skye this has just a little more body to it. A nice Islay that I'd buy again.

says on September 22, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

Light on the smoke and peat. Pleasant leathery taste. A little more alcohol burn than I care for.

says on August 28, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 74/100
Color: Burnished

General description

nice solid scotch with wonderful after notes. great scotch at a great price

says on August 27, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Great whiskey and not super expensive

Nose

Peat and light smoke

Palate

Caramel
Sea Salt

says on August 25, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

lekker rokerig

says on August 5, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 55/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Very simple, coastal air on the nose developing into smoke and warmth. Simple and quite forgettable.

Nose

Coastal breeze, brine, banana, pepper, sharp/bitter nose of curing silicone.

Palate

Thick wood smoke, brine, chilli heat. Very little complexity or depth.

Finish

Red chilli peppers and oak dryness carry through.

says on August 3, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 30/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Very smooth. Seems more like a blended than a single malt. But there are interesting blends. This one is not.

says on June 22, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

highly satisfied with this, Love the strong smokey peat taste

says on June 18, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Pale gold

General description

Decent dram for its price. Has the feel and kick of a relatively young whisky. Salty with a bit of peat, not bad.

says on June 9, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Hier houd ik van geweldige rokerige smaak en geur

says on May 25, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 81/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

peaty smoke on a level of 7.5/10.
not to much but you would need to like smoke and peat..got as sample but could get for £30 or cheaper on deal..worth that price

says on May 8, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

Peaty and smokey whisky

says on May 6, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

great drop

says on May 6, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Good value Scotch. Marine brine, salt, campfire smoke, apple, caramel, and chocolate notes.

says on April 29, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 87/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

peaty, delicious, smells like the ocean

says on April 26, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

peaty, delicious, almost umami, ocean scent

says on April 26, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

Briny and smokey on the nose, but with an element of honey as well. delicious

says on April 9, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 65/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

I could definitely taste the brine and the smoked peat. There wasn't a broad flavor profile beyond this though. I plan on tasting it alongside some other Islay scotch to see if I was just being picky as I much prefer my Speyside and Highlands in general. I know the brine and smoked peat is an acquired taste.

says on April 4, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

spændende whisky som hele tiden ændrer sig

says on March 26, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Burnished

General description

again smoke and peat. great for a NAS. great price too

says on March 20, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 83/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Better dan 10y . Skye is better than dis

says on February 21, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 73/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

I like the Sky more

says on February 17, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Auburn, Polished Mahogany

General description

Wild taste!

says on February 17, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

beter dan de 10y

says on February 14, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

Nice smokey and quite full bodied malt with some saltyness

says on January 7, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

smoky oily on the nose. woody spicy smoky finish.

says on January 2, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 68/100
Color: Amber

General description

Not my cup of tea, although I definately can see why some are fond of this whisky. A bit too strong, smokey and peaky. Still nice!

says on December 28, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Smokey, peat, wood, light cinnamon, and some sweetness like honey, smoked salmon finish

says on December 25, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Burnished

General description

Tonight i tasted this Talisker storm after drinking the 10.
Talisker is a Diageo owned distillery since 1916, and an important supplier of Johnny Walker.
At first the nose is gentle with sweet nutty peat and citrus. The alcohol takes some time to get prominent.
After a few nosings the nose burn gets stronger and the pleasant salty sea wind and hospital smell come forward.
On the taste I got smoky wood and oily spicyness along with some faint liquorice.
The medium/long finish is bitter sharp. Is it the European oak? Is it the youthness?
All in all a real stormy ride this one. But a pleasant ride it is.
The 10 is a lot smoother than this Storm, but both have almost the same quality level.
I rate 80 points for this one.

says on December 2, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

excellent smell, sharp on the nose but great afterwards.

says on October 24, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 79/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

If you love peaty whisky, this a good one to go for. Could use some more depth.

says on October 9, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

Salt spray, Iodine, Smoke - All throughout. Mediocre finish

says on September 12, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Tawny

General description

Very much a Talisker, with a rich fruity taste accompanied by a heavy smokey finish. A little raw from the youthful whisky to score higher but good nonetheless.

says on July 22, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Auburn, Polished Mahogany

General description

god whisky med en spids smag af røg

says on July 7, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 94/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

I really like its smokey taste. For me it's one of the best in its price category.

says on June 19, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 65/100
Color: Burnished

General description

the smoke is definitely there but i miss the dept in this one. really like other taliskers but this one was a little bit dissapointing for me.

says on May 7, 2017
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 73/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

smokey, salty, campfire a bit spicy, a bit acidic at first, can be cut with a drop of water.
great value and good choice to discover smoky ones

says on April 8, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Smokey is not my taste, but this is nice. The best near a campsite with some fire

says on April 4, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 91/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

I really like Talisker whiskys, and this expression is one of my favorites. Has a very Islay-like character.

says on March 19, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Deep gold

General description

Great value - a perfect Whisky for beginners!

says on February 1, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Stormy at first then it gets very smooth.

says on November 10, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Deep copper

General description

volle smaak

says on October 25, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

good.

says on September 27, 2016
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Very smooth

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Flavour profile

  • Salt
  • Smoke
  • Peat
  • Spice
  • Malt
  • Sweet
  • Sea
  • Pepper
  • Good
  • Vanilla
  • Young
  • Smoky
  • Oak
  • Fruit
  • Brine
  • Amazing
  • Interesting
  • Great
  • Fresh
  • Bitter
  • Wood
  • Complex
  • Oyster
  • Honey
  • Enjoyable
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