An independent bottling done by the Keepers of the Quaich (KOTQ), an international society that recognises those that have shown outstanding commitment to the Scotch whisky industry. This Talisker was distilled on 10 December 1998, matured in a refill sherry butt, and bottled on 27 July 2017. Only 618 bottles were produced. Nonchillfiltered, naturally coloured and bottled at cask strength of 56.6%.
Nose: Hints of lemon meringue, tropical fruit and a rich dry oakiness.
Palate: Fruit while well-hidden smokiness and trademark peppery notes are unleashed.
Finish: Warm and comforting with formidable deep smoke.