The Distillery

The Talisker is an island distillery producing amazing single malts. It is based is the small village of Carbost, and has the honor of being the only whisky distillery on the Isle of Skye.

Founded in 1830 by two brothers named Hugh and Kenneth MacAskill, it was then rebuilt in 1880 and extended in 1900 and rebuilt again in 1960 after being destroyed by fire.

The stills were also destroyed but five exact replicas were built in order to preserve the taste.

The distillery thus still has five stills, two wash and three spirit. Furthermore it prides itself on using old methods, heating their stills with condensing coils the old fashioned way, as this gives the whisky a fuller flavor with a higher sugar content.

The company is currently owned by drinks giant Diageo.

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This brilliant Talisker 11 Year Old was distilled on the Isle of Skye and matured in first and second fill bourbon barrels before bottling for Diageo’s Special Releases 2022. It brings a light spicy flavor along with notes of campfire, seaweed, freshly cut grass and building smoke. A brilliant creation that you won’t regret adding […]

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This stunning Talisker 18 Year Old is a rich and fruity whisky from this world class Isle of Skye based distillery. It’s a delicate and moreish drinking experience that brings citrus fruits, gentle peak smoke, charred oak and hints of sea salt that tingle the tongue. A beautiful dram that everyone should try.

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The Talisker Distillery on the picturesque Isle of Skye is one of Scotland’s very best distilleries, producing incredible single malt whiskies time and time again. This 25 Year Old is an absolute masterclass, combining the distilleries signature salty, spicy character with an elegant range of fruity notes and rich oak. As far as well aged […]

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This beautiful Talisker 8 Year Old was distilled on the Isle of Skye and released for Diageo’s ‘Special Releases’ series in 2020. It is rather unique in that it is the first whisky from Talisker that has been aged in ex-pot still Caribbean Rum Casks, which has resulted in a fruity, spicy and moreish drinking […]

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