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Springbank 1970

Overall rating
94.00/100
votes
34
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Local Barley
Vintage
06.1970
Bottled
07.1993
Stated Age
23 years old
Casknumber
1766
Number of bottles
268
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
10 Oct 2009 3:14 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 650.00

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34 × member ratings

22 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Springbank 1970

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 94.00 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 97 points Moderator

    This is THE typical Springbank pattern that is not dark sherried. I think it couldn't be any better this way.
    • Nose
      Intense tropical fruits, pineapples, bananas, citrus fruits, passion fruit, green apples, and many more. Bees wax, sweet oak, vanilla and even a bit mineral and grassy notes.
    • Taste
      Extremely liquorice, oily, waxy and smooth. Mineral notes, pears, faint touch of oak wood, smoke, ashy and old books.
    • Finish
      Long and smooth - really just a tad bitterness - doesn't hurt at all.

  2. DannyDram scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    In addition to the typical Springer character, also very delicate, smooth and with a lot of thrust.
    • Nose
      Topical fruits, especially pappaya, fresh pear, hoinig, wax, pack paper, trafolack. Very intense and complex
    • Taste
      Honey, pear, licorice, some wood, wrapping paper, a hint of medicine. Harmonious, oily, delicate, mouth-filling and intense.
    • Finish
      Salty, green fruits, wax and tropical fruits. Everything very long, beautiful, harmonious and soothing.

  3. DannyDram scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    Outstanding jumper, classic aromas. Quality on the nose, on the palate and on the finish at a very high level. Great class

  4. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Excellent old style springbank lots of tropical fruits citrus

  5. lincolnimp scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    My first impression of this Springer is that this is a nice juicy one full of tropical fruits that has plenty of distillery character on show.

  6. KayMeertens scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Fatty. Papaya, mango, honey, tangerine, caramel, avocado and a whiff of cheese. 
    • Taste
      Papaya, peat, wax, apple, peach, avocado, spice and smoke.
    • Finish
      Peat, peach, cocoa and peat smoke.

  7. dram-drinker scored this whisky 97 points Moderator

    • Nose
      97 97
    • Taste
      98 98
    • Finish
      96 96

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