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Overall rating
85.90/100
votes
104
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2006
Stated Age
15 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
23 Aug 2007 5:52 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 227.23

20 × in wishlist

104 × member ratings

191 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Springbank 15-year-old

10 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.90 points

  1. davidloosli scored this whisky 84 points Expert Junior

    A delicious and special one, the smell from the glass is quite unique.
    • Nose
      Gummy bears, tar, smoke, ananas
    • Taste
      Good touch of smoke, fruity, austere, astringent feeling like tea, after some time more dark fruits show up
    • Finish
      Smoky, fruit cocktail, light bitterness, nearly no oak, black tea, light saltiness

  2. schero scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Absolute luck! A great malt. I would like to do that again
    • Nose
      Balance of sherry sweetness and mineral Springbank character, citrus notes, sea freshness, a hint of smoke, with the time more orangiger, then eventually a very clear orange peel
    • Taste
      Pleasant start, first nice sweet, then minerally salty, light smoke, a little peppery, the again very present orange sweetness of juice oranges, with the time creamy and spicy, the oak comes through time without gaining the upper hand
    • Finish
      Slightly bittersweet onset, oak spiciness, nice medium strong heat, the just still pleasant bitterness sticks to the palate

  3. lincolnimp scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    A very good core bottling and in my view underrated. When it first came out I thought it was better than the reviews were saying at the time and I still think it is a good dram now.

    Review is for a 2006 bottle 
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  4. tkoppelaar scored this whisky 86 points Member Senior

    • Nose
      Sweet, caramel, vanilla, wood, tropical and red fruit.
    • Taste
      Creamy oil distorted taste. Red fruit, vanilla, caramel, nuts
    • Finish
      Sweet, and for the first time a hint of peat but very light.

  5. markkerr02 scored this whisky 86 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 Spring Bank 15Y, 46% Scent: Citrus, malt, finely ground, sherry toner, honey Taste: Sweet, sherry, but lime gum tones, raisins Aftertaste: Rubber Score: 84 Testimonials Bernt Sjödin Spring Bank 15Y, 46% Color: Light amber - amber Scent: Nutty, fig, honey Taste: Sweetness, nutty, rich, vanilla, weak fatty, dark chocolate Aftertaste: Medium - long with clear raisins, chocolate tones that last for a long time Score: 88 http://smad.se/provningar/Provning%2070%2010%20%C3%A5rs%20jubileum.html

  6. megabreit did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    good drinkable but i would not buy it
    • Nose
      At first I thought I could feel some smoke, but it was completely gone after a few minutes of use. Some beeswax and ripe grapes
    • Taste
      Caramelised cherries with black pepper, some beeswax again, toasted bread
    • Finish
      medium-long and with dry cocoa note that covers the sweet fruit.

  7. ASWhisky scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    a slightly boring malt without tension and statement

    does not make me nervous but okay

    ranking:
    1.Nase, 2.Mund, 3.Abgang
    • Nose
      sweet herbal lemonade
      woodruff
      warm green cereal grain
      now open fruit flavors
      together with alcohol 
      very bright green / yellow notes
    • Taste
      sweet and sharp start
      ripe fruit, raisins accompanied by an alcohol note
      dusty cornfield
      a little licorice
    • Finish
      medium
      Chocolate, slightly dry and spicy

  8. Finlaggan scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    My review can be found here:
    http://themaltdesk.blogspot.dk/2014/04/whisky-and-chocolate-pairing.html

  9. Feusi scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    Caramel and vanilla, very malty with a pleasant smoke. Sweet fruity and pleasant in the body. A long finish. Sherry is missing for me here, but is otherwise a masterpiece.

  10. Bachess scored this whisky 91 points Super Administrator

    Take another one
    • Nose
      Complex but balanced, Fruity (tropical?), Chocolat, Vanilla.
    • Taste
      Rich, fruit again (orange, raisins), creamy, full body.
    • Finish
      Long finish, peppery, feels the all tongue.

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