Insider knowledge: Talisker 20 Year Old (2002 Release) whisky is named whisky by virtue of the fact it's from Scotland. If distilled in America the spelling would be Talisker 20 Year Old (2002 Release) whiskey, as opposed to whisky.
The nose is rubbery and thick with notes of smoke, peat, cured ham, dried peels, spice and a vegetal note. The palate is thick and spicy with notes of sweet smoke, rubber, bitumen and a solid peat. The finish is long and rich.