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Question about the 1998 and 2005 Springbank 21 y.o.

bert61nl
Expert Senior Senior Expert
Posted on 22-01-2014 at 22:52 pm

When you follow this link:

http://whiskybase.com/whisky/330/springbank-21-year-old

you will find the Springbank 21 y.o. from 2005. When you look at both pictures you see a label without a small tekst on the (from the viewers point) right side and the bottle with this tekst. The tekst is: 1 of 2.400 bottles worldwide.

I think the bottle is the 2005 version and the label is from the 1998 version.

Can anyone confirm this?

Bert

GlenPiWi
Connoisseur Connoisseur
Posted on 23-01-2014 at 00:42 am

I think you're right. Could also be that the picture of the bottle is right but that the label is from the 1998 version?

bert61nl
Expert Senior Senior Expert
Posted on 24-01-2014 at 13:10 pm

I bought a bottle that is supposedly a 1998. It doesn't have the text on the side but it also doesn't have a gold impression on the top. My top is even black! (like on the photo in the base).

However, the picture of the 1998 21 y.o. has a gold impression on the top so I'm confused!

http://whiskybase.com/whisky/3504/springbank-21-year-old

Whisky
Specialist Specialist
Posted on 24-01-2014 at 13:26 pm

Springbank doesn't care too much about the different caps they used. Sometimes they used different caps in the same batch.

rg-80
Expert Junior Junior Expert
Posted on 24-01-2014 at 19:26 pm

Yes, that´s really true it's also a mess with Longrows and different caps there are far more variations than shown in the database - ask Michiel Wigman - he once destroyed all my hope to be able to have a complete collection of Longrows with this. So the cap will not be extremely useful for the decision. 

bert61nl
Expert Senior Senior Expert
Posted on 26-01-2014 at 11:01 am

How about the small tekst on the label? Any suggestions about that?

Whisky
Specialist Specialist
Posted on 06-04-2014 at 00:14 am

The text was only on the 2005 21yo

GlenPiWi
Connoisseur Connoisseur
Posted on 06-04-2014 at 11:10 am

My bottle doesn't have this text on the right side of the label, has no jagged edged label (so a straight one) and has a plain black cap. Has a white 'S'.No print on the inside of the front label. Has the bottle code ' 01/89 15/5/01 SPRINGBANK' printed on the lower side of the bottle.The back label mentions the exclusive distributors for Belgium and the Netherlands. From what year is my bottle??? Thanks.

  Edited on 06-04-2014 at 11:27 am
rg-80
Expert Junior Junior Expert
Posted on 06-04-2014 at 14:02 pm

01/89 normally means 2001 filling 89 at Springbank. It should be distilled then in 1980. It looks like it's currently not listed in the base but available at http://www.whiskykoning.nl. I hope this helps.


  Edited on 07-04-2014 at 10:14 am
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