Springbank 1966

Overall rating
94.70/100
votes
46
Whiskybase ID
WB14389
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Local Barley - West Highland
Vintage
01.1966
Bottled
06.1990
Stated Age
24 years old
Casktype
Oak Sherry Cask
Casknumber
1966 441
Strength
60.7 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 750 ml
Added on
12 mar 2010 11:54 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 12375.00

47 × in wishlist

46 × member ratings

31 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Springbank 1966

8 users have left 8 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 94.70 points.

  1. penumbra scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    Unlike the past students who are partial to majors, although they are single barrels, they are more powerful than today's blending. The high-level face in whisky.
    • Nose
      Like a chimera of Genting King and Honey Rum. There are not many wood elements, but you can imagine the old barrels, mahogany furniture, walnuts, reddish brown leather goods, a bit of dirty grease in it, Italian vinaigrette, wood lacquer, a little hummus With Texas roast beef, the direction of peat is incense, hemp rope and barbecue. It is too sweet under the influence of Sherry Cask, honey, HP-style sherry, 35% chocolate, dry black fruit jam, nine-made plum, cough syrup. When I wake up a little, delicious oil and milk aromas emerge, all kinds of spices, raw beef chestnuts, and coconut oil, which are incredibly fragrant.
    • Taste
      Oceanic fino Shirley. Rhubarb, ginkgo fruit, nettle, mint, coffee, honey, oil with cooling, honey and traditional Chinese medicine, mutual restraint, all behave very calmly. Chocolate, caramel, sea salt, black pepper, roasted seeds and nuts, Shirley's dark fruit, dried figs, tangerine peel, vanilla, complex and balanced.
      Strong, good fat, suitable sweetness, no acid, no astringency, bitterness, no pungency.
    • Finish
      Long-term, coffee, salt, fino, black pepper, cheese.

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  3. Glennie scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    This is just insanely good whisky. I can't find the right words, leving me to be a 56 year old almost boomer male feeling like an US teenage girl shouting "I'm flabbergasted"..........

  4. Vmarcinv scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    A wonderful Springbank, I already know why the LB from 1966 are so legendary, a great balance between the cask and the distillate. Leather, tobacco, beautiful sherry from a best oak, poetry!

  5. Sendilkelm scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    It is a bit lacking in perfection, but a very good position

  6. Bartoszwhisky scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    Tasted on 21/01/2022

  7. Mimoo21 scored this whisky 96 points Expert Senior

    Best Springbank I have ever tasted!

  8. Jazzhawk scored this whisky 96 points Expert Junior

    Grandiose malt, something behind Cask 443 ...
    • Nose
      97 97
    • Taste
      96 96
    • Finish
      95 95

  9. WhiskyJug scored this whisky 95 points Expert Senior

    It is "little redder" than the cask 443 sitting next to it. It's not as dark as the main picture here suggests. maybe it's the lighting and the backgroud.

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