Springbank 1974

Overall rating
92.09/100
votes
38
Whiskybase ID
WB1358
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Private Bottling
Vintage
05.02.1974
Bottled
01.03.2000
Stated Age
26 years old
Casknumber
153
Number of bottles
234
Strength
44.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
21 jan 2008 11:22 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 5045.27

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Whisky reviews for Springbank 1974

6 users have left 7 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 92.09 points.

  1. DannyDram scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Independent, interesting profile, very good.
    • Nose
      92 92
      Lemon, oak, tropical fruits, butterscotch, caramel chocolate. Pronounced intensity, harmonious.
    • Taste
      93 93
      Honey, citrus, tropical fruits, spicy, oak. Very nice balance, good texture, delicate, creamy, vanilla sweetness, medium-bodied, pronounced intensity.
    • Finish
      91 91
      Spicy, white pepper, some wood. Medium-long finish, good finish.

  2. lincolnimp scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    A zesty, spicy nose translates to the palate but it is also drying with some oak coming through.
    The sweet notes increase
    with an explosion of white fruits mixed with white pepper, tastes younger than its stated age but I like it all the same.
    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      91 91

  3. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Citrusy, exotic fruits , spicy à really nice one

  4. cuhp scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Nose: Red berries, strong abv (despite being less than 45%), malt, vinegar and minerals.

    Taste: Soft, licorice, red apples, pears, cream.

    Finish: Woodspices, licorice.

    A bit more dull than expected.

  5. KayMeertens scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Mango, honey, beeswax, tomato, forest fruit tea, banana and apple.
    • Taste
      Papaya, apricot, pepper and a little peat.
    • Finish
      More peat. Mango. Drying.

  6. dram-drinker scored this whisky 92 points Photo Moderator

    Rating from Whiskyfun by Serge: 91 points

    You can read his review here:

    http://www.whiskyfun.com/archivejuly09-2.html#270709

  7. dram-drinker scored this whisky 92 points Photo Moderator

    Very good profile of a non-sherried Springbank, in particular the exotic fruits - very good
    • Nose
      92 92
      Intense, honeycomb, oak wood, fruity, quinces, citrus fruits, ripe bananas, hints of vanilla - very good
    • Taste
      92 92
      Oily, oily, smooth, but still punchy, exotic fruits, bananas, mango, creme brulee, toffee, citrus notes, nice balance between oak wood and subtle sweetness - still good
    • Finish
      91 91
      Medium long and warm, more on grapefruits, a tad bitter, hints of old books

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