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Springbank 1966

Overall rating
93.81/100
votes
23
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Local Barley
Vintage
02.1966
Bottled
12.1999
Stated Age
33 years old
Casktype
Bourbon Oak Cask
Casknumber
1966 508
Strength
53.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
12 Oct 2008 7:53 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 2934,26

14 × in wishlist

23 × member ratings

15 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Springbank 1966

2 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 93.81 points

  1. Prof.Schoof did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This Whisky was sold for 1.460 € at Whiskyauction in Jan. 2015

  2. alectron scored this whisky 95 points Specialist

    Turns out this was not a sherry cask.... but in a blind all sherrry line-up, this one masked itself very well and the colour & dried fruits & chocolat-y flavours suggested it would be one... so excuse the sherry reference above...
    • Nose
      sherry +, dried fruits +/o, chocolate o, malt sweetness with a lot of fruits +/o, ethanol o, varnish o (90)

      Later: turns fruitier, malt becomes very complex plus the whole fruitbasket & a wax-y note comes through (93)
    • Taste
      beeswax/honeycomb +, sherry +, wood o, freshly caramalized/flambeed mandarines +/o, honey o, (94)
    • Finish
      more waxyness +/o, some fruits & malt sweetness in an amazingly compact package. (92)

      Later: sweetness is turned up a notch, so is the fruityness & complexity (95)

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