Springbank 1998

Overall rating
84.71/100
votes
16
Whiskybase ID
WB28569
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cask Owners Glengarry
Vintage
11.1998
Bottled
04.2009
Calculated age
10 years old
Casktype
Refill Bourbon Cask
Casknumber
399
Strength
58.1 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
11 dec 2011 8:35 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 231.96

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Whisky reviews for Springbank 1998

6 users have left 7 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 84.71 points.

  1. Maurice_M2 scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      80 80
    • Finish
      79 79

  2. rpvdwel scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      86 86
    • Finish
      85 85

  3. JacobaEd scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      84 84
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      85 85

  4. KayMeertens scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
      Cherimoya (tropical fruit), papaya, pineapple, minerals and peat. Later Orangina. More pineapple when adding water.
    • Taste
      86 86
      Peat, papaya, blood orange and pineapple.
    • Finish
      85 85
      Peat, papaya, salt and coconut.

  5. Georges scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      82 82
    • Taste
      82 82
    • Finish
      82 82

  6. Georges scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      White fruit, vanilla, sweet, zilty, hay, heather
    • Taste
      Oily, creamy, sweet, zilty, vanilla
    • Finish
      Medium long, sweet, bitter

  7. markjedi1 scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    It is not as complex as some of its brothers in this series, yet still
    one of the better ones. Goes to show. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> 

    PS. When I smell my empty glass again after ten minutes, it is pineapple
    all the way. Lovely!
    • Nose
      The nose is a beautiful mix of sweet and salt. Sweet as in vanilla,
      white fruit and icing sugar. Salty as in stockfish. It has a little dirty edge,
      which I expect with Springbank. Potato skin. That is a first! But very
      pleasant, albeit somewhat light. After a few moments it evolves into hay and
      yello fruit. Also a soft smokiness and a touch of burnt wood appears in the
      background. It even turns a bit exotic. Pineapple, maybe?
    • Taste
      The attack is soft on pepper and a bit creamy. Pleasant but very
      alcoholic. The sweetness from the bourbon casks is joined by mildly salt
      aromas. The icing sugar returns. A dustiness takes hold of my taste buds. I
      quite like this.
    • Finish
      The finish is fairly long, sweet with a bit of smoke until the bitter
      end.

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