Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
21 years old
Number of bottles
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Bottle code
Added on
21 Aug 2007 7:35 pm

Average value

€ 1259.70

32 × in wishlist

135 × member ratings

191 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Springbank 21-year-old

17 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

    Many kind of cooked tropical fruits, orchard fruits, sweet spices, herbs, very nice

  2. pere scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      Sweetish, a bit winey, oak, a hint of vanilla, banana, grass, spices.
    • Taste
      Malty, spicy, oak, toffee sweetness, salt, dry hay, honey.
    • Finish
      Salt, a bit of wood, dry hay, oak.

  3. penumbra scored this whisky 77 points Expert Senior

    Why do the old wines of Genting all have heavy old leather taste, is it that the peat smell will deteriorate for a long time? ┑ ( ̄Д  ̄) ┍Appreciation cannot.
    • Nose
      First round rubber, sea breeze, tanned leather, beeswax, second round mango, citrus, cherry, raspberry, banana, milk coffee, fat, oak, lighted cinnamon, lemongrass.
    • Taste
      Fruit acid, citrus, grapefruit, beeswax, leather, soap horn, almond, wood.
    • Finish
      Medium to short, light waxy and malty.

  4. FineSpirits_butler1 scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      94 94
    • Finish
      93 93

  5. Armin Fuchs scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      95 95
    • Finish
      94 94

  6. Armin Fuchs scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior


    Bottle code: 05:3926K4.

    Tasting with FineSpirits_butler1 in July 2016.
    • Nose
      Maltiness, mixture of tropical and bright fruits, oranges, Kiwi, fruits in alcohol, Papaya, apples, hints of banana - all these powdered with vanilla bean, chocolate-cream-liquor, working desk, old furnitures from the 50's, terpentin on wood, cigar leaves on wood, 'Oldtimer'-interior with leather seats;

      intense red jams (also on butter brötchen), very sweet and juicy tangerines, bright toffee, some beaf, jam-bullion cube mix, some honey, some Demerara, Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, coffee beans;

      pears, cherries, mild citrus peal, the sauce of a fruit salad - with salt & pepper, Minestrone with butter, distant noble milk chocolate, hints of coffee flavors, slightly sour Bratenmarinaden, also some Sauerbraten, smoky apricot, some Bergamot, old cigar box ...
    • Taste
      Mostly the same as in the nose. Additions:

      Powerful, intensive aromatic, 'old' stuff, very long development;

      more citrus and cake than in the nose;

      lightning house TOTAL!

      Also upholstery, fruit brandies, some smoke and bergamot …
    • Finish
      Motor and engines, Demerara, fruit sweetness, great cask/wood, aftertaste of mostly all aromas, metal on wood, salt (!), cellar, forest ground and mushrooms (Steinpilze!), not salted Cashews;

      apple compote, mint tea, some Cognac, dry wood ...

  7. Armin Fuchs scored this whisky 93 points Expert Senior

    Compared to the 1998 edition this one is more on the 'malty' side,

    and the nose is not as deep … - it's ruled by fruit and honey sweetness.

    But: what a wonderful Whisky !!!

    First tasting with FineSpirits_butler1 on the 2. of July 2016.

  8. dram-drinker scored this whisky 94 points Moderator

    • Nose
      94 94
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      94 94

  9. dram-drinker scored this whisky 94 points Moderator

    Perfectly balanced, one of the best 21 yo Springbanks
    • Nose
      Honey, oaky, fruity, ripe bananas, some vanilla, citrusy, oranges, apples, cinnamon
    • Taste
      Very balanced oak and sweetness with some fruitiness,touch of vanilla, very smooth
    • Finish
      Medium long, smooth and warm, just a tad bitterness and little grassy in the end but really not much

  10. markkerr02 scored this whisky 94 points Expert Senior

    Test 070: Smad fills 10 years - 070512
    The whisky tested: Glass 1 Longrow 14Y, 46% 13 points Glass 2 Springbank 15Y, 46% 17 points Glass 3 Springbank 21Y / bottled 2005, 46% 148 points Glass 4 Springbank 25Y / bottled 2006, 46% 48 points Glass 5 Springbank 30Y / 1972, 46%; Private bottling cask 759 131 points Glass 6 Spring Bank 32Y, 46% 13 points Glass 7 Springbank 25Y - Frank McHardy bottling, 46% 61 points Testimonials Per Eriksson Springbank 21Y / bottled 2005, 46% Scent: Malt, soft sweetness, candy, cola, little oak, honey, fruits Taste: Lots, very complex, rich, oak, sweets, sweet fruits Aftertaste: Very long Score: 93 Testimonials Bernt Sjödin Springbank 21Y / bottled 2005, 46% Color: Light amber - amber Scent: Nutty, dried plum, figs Taste: Full, sweet, nougat, buttery, nutty, fig, milk chocolate, some fatty Aftertaste: Long with clear night tones, chocolate tones come after Score: 94 http://smad.se/provningar/Provning%2070%2010%20%C3%A5rs%20jubileum.html


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