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Springbank 15-year-old

Overall rating
91.53/100
votes
21
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Pear Shape bottle White label
Stated Age
15 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
14 Mar 2010 1:42 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 1054,82

2 × in wishlist

21 × member ratings

10 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Springbank 15-year-old

5 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 91.53 points

  1. Baanaanaabob scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Typical springbank, fruity with a bit of mint, honey liquorice, very good!

  2. Waykid scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Serge's evaluation of (very probably) this one: http://www.whiskyfun.com/archivemay05-1.html#020505

  3. dram-drinker scored this whisky 93 points Moderator

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      93 93

  4. dram-drinker scored this whisky 93 points Moderator

    Not any smokiness that I wished but one of the most typical non-sherried Springbanks you can get - Great!
    • Nose
      Sweet, lemony, malty, apples, pears, hints of oak and old books - very good
    • Taste
      Fresh, punchy, very oily, liquorice, citrusy, lemons, some typical Springbank minerality, some honeyness, little peppery - excellent
    • Finish
      Medium long, fruity and spicy

  5. Waykid scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    What a ride! The best kind of flowery and dusty hayness combined with a stunnning sweet freshness and depth.  One of the very best I have encountered so far. If this is just a notch above the basic line they used to enjoy back in the day - well ... as Orwell put it "I was not born for this age, was Smith, was Jones, were you?"...
    • Nose
      Oh my! The intensivity of the combination of fudge, toffee-oak, green apple, appleseed and fresh lime/lemon caipirinha-style is just flabbergasting. Chamomile and Juicy Fruit from a supermundane stash (that, considering the context probably angels share among themselves). Underneath it a chicory-dryness. Dried lemon balm and fresh coriander. Sweet, salmiaky. The chamomile, honey and green apple grow stronger. Haybarn, flower meadow.  
    • Taste
      Sweet, round and deliciously nippy green and red apple, maple syrup, hazelnut. Really luscious and full-bodied. Honey, a hint of marzipan, truffle. Lime with cane sugar, green apple liquer. Dries just a hint.
    • Finish
      A long and round honey-malt.

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