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Overall rating
86.42/100
votes
46
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
19.06.2018
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
18/294
Barcode
610854107000
Added on
31 Aug 2018 5:09 pm by Bachess
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 44.94

7 × in wishlist

46 × member ratings

100 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Springbank 10-year-old

7 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.42 points

  1. Ostap scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    At first glance, a little ascetic than you would like. Good balance and great drink. For 10 years it is very important.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Sweet smoked peat, earthiness, cow shed, non-alcoholic, citrus, coniferous forest, hay, marmalade, sulfur, meat, onions (!), Goats, autumn leaves in the park, nut toppings in sweet pies, vanilla nice cream, salty notes. Beautiful farm style.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Citrus, pepper, mineral, salt / sugar neutral, raisins, sherry notes, same farming theme (goats, straw, barn ...), fruits, oak, vanilla, peat, light ash.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Long lasting, metallic, earthy, oak, farm theme, vanilla, fruit, warming, ash again.

  2. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    The 10s is the essence of the distillery. Fruity, spicy, salt, orange peel, some peat, slightly maritime. Easy Drinking, yet to discover, not boring, not bulky, unique. The older and Sherryfassgereiften Springbank are indeed good, but show by far not this great Brennereicharakter.

  3. LukeFive scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    I had the sample from Springbank distilery from 8 months ago so dont know the batch number.
    Overall this is stunner of a dram, in no case I had alcohol coming into way of smell and flavor, much more polished then I expected 10 yo springer to be. Well done
    • Nose
      89 89
      Very bright and clean, touches of ripe white and garden fruits, wet concrete, hint of cinnamon sticks, grain, dunnage warehouse, hints of lime and lemon traditional confectionery sweets, whiff of plasticine and putty. It have a aura of quality all over it.
      After 10 minutes the Springbank peat ( It smell like Campbelltown Harbour to me) starts to come into play making it even more fun, great, great
    • Taste
      90 90
      Soft arrival, gently syrupy mouthfeel on sugared preserved lemon peels from Italy, touches of fresh mint, almost like having melted top quality lemon candy in mouths, fulfilling mouth feel, very bright and focused this is great, It have earthy quality to it, which contributes to its fullness and boldness, yet everything is under control, this is seriously impressive
    • Finish
      88 88
      Long, Limoncelo and spices, wonderful echoing finish

  4. DenisLeonov scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Balance (22)
    Fine (88,5)
    Go
    • Nose
      Dry, fruity, not much peat, mineral freshness, mango, unwashed animal, orange marmalade with sea salt ... wax and a drop of iodine (22.5)
      Go
    • Taste
      Juicy, fatty, ripe fruit and smoke, salt (22)
      Go
    • Finish
      Salted fruits and smoke, smoked herring and paper bag with spices and cotton candy ... wax ... prunes (22)
      Go

  5. Totoro scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      87 87
    • Finish
      88 88

  6. IIIZIII scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    2019.03.28
    • Nose
      89 89
      SLightly peaty, very fresh, even slightly fruity, lemon zest, green. WIth water much cleaner, more mellow
    • Taste
      87 87
      Smoky peat, slightly vegetal, clean, nut musty or dirty. It is a spirit driven experience. But very easy drinking
    • Finish
      88 88

  7. WSP scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

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