Bought – Tesco, 19th May 2014
I finally caved in and bought a bottle of Talisker Storm. I know I said I wouldn’t because the 10yo gets better reviews and it’s cheaper but what can I say, I’m a Talisker addict! It exists, therefore I want it! Whose to say it doesn’t become my favourite whisky of all time?! Reviews can be interesting but nobody else has my taste buds, or matches my every like and dislike of flavours.
Jim Murray’s mark of 85.5/100 in his Whisky Bible classes the Storm as “very good to excellent whisky definitely worth buying” so I did! Jim isn’t a fan of the nose, or the finish, but he says of the taste “showing malt to a higher degree than I have seen any Talisker before”. Comments from the Malt Maniacs include “almost Speyside sweetness” and “nice and easy to drink and finishes strongly with peat and smoke”. Sounds good to me!
Here’s The Whisky Jug’s video from You Tube, September 2014: