Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Elixir Distillers (ElD)
Bottling serie
Stated Age
23 years old
Refill Sherry Cask
Number of bottles
52.2 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottled for
London Whisky Show 2018
Added on
11 Oct 2018 4:10 pm by Nidan
UncoloredChillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 506.05

10 × in wishlist

24 × member ratings

18 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Springbank 1993 ElD

6 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.32 points

  1. Mannix65 scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    make sure to add 2 drops of water - defuse it, open it and reveal its maturity
    • Nose
      89 89
      salted mirabelle compote, very maritime, standing on the sandy beach in the high sea spray, applesauce
    • Taste
      90 90
      surprisingly spicy without water, green honeydew melon, salted green apple slices, wet earthy moss - after adding 2 drops of water it becomes much rounder and more fruity, tangerine, orange zest, it gets sweeter, but also the salt note is more prominent
    • Finish
      89 89
      long dry fruit sweetness - a nice pleasant woodiness remains in the mouth and throat for a long time

  2. MrIrrationalNZ scored this whisky 90 points Newbie

    Quite a coastal Springbank which I enjoyed very much. Has some nice fruity notes in there as well

  3. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur


    N: Fermented raisins and firm mineral notes that turn ashy.
    T: Some heat.
    F: [no notes]
    C: My notes are truly pathetic I know. There’s absolutely nothing wrong with this Springbank, it simply got bedimmed by so much else on offer.

    Scores a B

  4. Barbone scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    The two drops of water are very important in the whisky. Thank you Mannix65.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. detachedblue scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    It's good, but the soapiness reminds me of some Bowmores...
    • Nose
      A lot of mangoes, delicate smoke, characteristic sweet peat smoke, barley sugar.
    • Taste
      Delicate smooth and perfumy, a little bit soapy (bad soap), sweet and crispy, still enjoyable.
    • Finish
      Soapy, ground pepper, light peat.

  6. Andytka3 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    No note. Just approximate rating.

    N- 21pt / P- 22pt / F- 21pt / BB- 21pt

    Approximate Rate- 85pt


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