Review – 18 year old Talisker

Whisky Review – 18 Year Old Talisker Our review gets to the heart of a stand-out among the great malt whiskies. “It does not bring the sucker punch Wow! of the hotter, rawer 10 year old Talisker. Talisker 18 makes a suave entrance and starts to reveal an elegant form with a smoldering heart. This… Continue reading Review – 18 year old Talisker

Review – 10 Year Old Talisker

Whisky Review: 10 Year Old Talisker One of the most poplar single malt scotches, Talisker does it right from the youngest member of the family on up to top of the line. “A pungent tweak of the nose focuses into brine awash with peat. Malt sweets tumbling with wood and peat, leaving a trail of… Continue reading Review – 10 Year Old Talisker

Highland Park experiment

A Highland Park Experiment is marrying in my glass. I was invited to another Highland Park tasting. The 12, 18, 25, 30. Amazing how the very good 18 can seem immature and simple compared to the 25 and 30. I had a similar tasting experience with the 21, which seemed the height of sophistication and… Continue reading Highland Park experiment

Review of 30 Year Old Highland Park

We have followed up our inaugural review of the Highland Park 12, and published our review of the most serene excellency that is thirty-year-old Highland Park. There is zero bitterness, nothing swells up to out-perform the other flavors, or throw it out of balance. In fact, most every Highland Park is well-balanced. The 21 is… Continue reading Review of 30 Year Old Highland Park

Review – Highland Park 12

Although we have many reviews to publish in the coming days and weeks, we are happy to kick-off our whisky reviews with a member of the Common Man’s Whisky Hall of Fame, 12 year old Highland Park. “It is such an ensemble cast that the entire production becomes the star. This is different than I… Continue reading Review – Highland Park 12

Highland Park releases Loki Special Edition

Highland Park has released the second offering from the Valhalla collection, a range of whiskies named for supreme figures of Norse mythology. And it sounds like Loki will be anything but low key. Aged 15 years in a mixture of sherry and “heavily peated” casks, and bottled at 48.7%, this could prove one sweet yet… Continue reading Highland Park releases Loki Special Edition