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Springbank 1965

Overall rating
93.38/100
votes
33
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Local Barley
Vintage
01.1965
Bottled
09.2001
Stated Age
36 years old
Casknumber
1965/7
Strength
50.4 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 Oct 2009 8:55 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 2338,33

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Whisky Reviews for Springbank 1965

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.38 points

  1. lincolnimp scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    I didn`t do any notes but this one is quite expressive and is in my view a classic Springbank profile with good balance, the orange & mango fruitiness is excellent but there is also other stewed fruits in the mix.
    There is also a slight bitterness but difficult to put my finger on to be honest, could be the spices?
    Sadly very expensive now
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  2. dram-drinker did not rate this whisky Moderator

    On the nose it would easily be like 93 points but unfortunately there is a strong off-note on the palate like cedar wood which I believe is not original but from the sample. Thus no overall rating.
    • Nose
      Intense, dried fruits, plums, figs, cooked oranges, jam, clearly whiffs of smoke, hints of old books, spices, cloves, hints of cinnamon and nutmeg, little vanilla, hints of oak wood - great!
    • Taste
      Strong off-note like cedar wood
    • Finish
      Same off-note

  3. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 93 points Connoisseur

    Very close in profile to the #8 but this one is more refined, excellent

  4. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

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  5. Erik Elixir scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Whiskybase the Gathering 2017
    • Nose
      Oily, coastal, raisins, hazelnuts, glue and earthy - beets.
    • Taste
      Caramel, coals, some peat, waxy, pepper, vanilla and woody.
    • Finish
      Fruity - mango, orange, malty, hay and heather.

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