Is Talisker 57 North discontinued?

Another hugely enjoyable expression from Talisker, sadly discontinued but thankfully this appears to have been replaced with strong and youthful Talisker’s featuring in Diageo’s special releases – hopefully one day I’ll get to try them.

Is Talisker a Speyside whiskey?

Talisker distillery is an island single malt Scotch whisky distillery based in Carbost, Scotland on the Minginish Peninsula on the Isle of Skye….Talisker distillery.

Region: Island
Location Carbost, Isle of Skye
Owner Diageo
Founded 1830
Status Active

Is Talisker the only distillery on Skye?

Talisker is the only distillery on the Isle of Skye. It stands on the western shore of the fjord-like Loch Harport at a point several miles from the open sea, in the village of Carbost.

What region is Speyside?

The region of Speyside is located in the northeast of Scotland surrounding the River Spey; it’s a sub-region to the neighbouring Highlands because of the high density of distilleries in the area. It’s home to the highest number of distilleries in Scotland, with well over 60 at present.

Is Talisker Smokey or peaty?

Talisker is double-distilled, and the taste combines marine salt with some fruit that balances out this medium-peated whisky. Talisker 18 is an excellent option for new entrants into the world of peat, but it’s also prized by veteran drinkers of smoky scotch.

What is the difference between Scotch and single malt?

A single malt whisky is that which is made from water and malted barley, and is distilled at a single distillery. A blended Scotch whisky is called so when a malt whisky is mixed with grain whisky. Confusion rules when we say single malt; what it actually refers to is a single producer or distillery.