Diageo reveals 2020 Special Releases

28th August, 2020 by Melita Kiely

Talisker 8-Year-Old

Talisker 8 Special ReleasesABV: 57.9%
Region: Isle of Skye
Cask: Pot-still Caribbean rum casks

Availability: Limited quantities worldwide

RRP: £90 (US$120)

Tasting notes: Sweet and maritime top notes on the nose, with hints of molasses and crystalline sugar, dry seaweed, salt and iodine and ‘pear drop’ boiled fruit sweets. The palate is salty and lightly sweet, before the Talisker pepperiness takes over. The finish is hot, peppery and drying, sweet and smoky.

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