Talisker Distiller's Edition is a very chewable single malt, with sweetness having the edge on dryness. It features crisp peat notes at first that soften to enormous richness in the mouth. There is sweet, roasty malt with a heathery dryness. The sherry notes keep back some of Talisker's usual pepper; in its place is a luscious, slightly oily sweetness with ripe, juicy fruit and vanilla. The finish contains very deep cocoa notes, vanilla and lingering earthy peat.