Talisker is the only whisky distillery on Skye, and Talisker single malt, in common with other island malts, has an intense, maritime character. The distillery has long been a part of the Diageo group, and Talisker is produced by them as part of the Classic Malts brand. 10, 18, 25 and 30-year-old bottlings are available, as well as a variety of special editions: Talisker Storm goes for maximum impact, Talisker Port Ruighe is matured in port casks for extra sweetness, Distiller's Edition is matured in sherry casks for a cleaner taste, and Talisker 57 North is a cask-strength bottling.
- Open since: 1830
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