Springbank 1997

Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Society Bottling
Stated Age
15 years old
10y Refill Bourbon HH + 5y Fresh Madeira Cask
Number of bottles
56.5 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
16 may 2013 4:22 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 231.81

13 × in wishlist

69 × member ratings

114 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Springbank 1997

6 users have left 7 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.78 points.

  1. nallacam scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      89 89

  2. jujutoulouse scored this whisky 88 points Expert Junior

    Plum, orange, matchstick nose, a little white chocolate.
    On the palate it is oily, with a nice smoke that coats citrus fruits, heather, the finish is slightly spicy

  3. Archer scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  4. Archer scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      God, that's cute for a Springbank. But great: mango, melon, papaya, passion fruit, with a slightly mineral touch, just enough so that the sweetness of the fruit does not slide into the candy. Interesting: after some time, the impression of almost overburdened sweetness has almost completely disappeared and the Springbank character with minerals, salt and only light fruit has again prevailed.
    • Taste
      Pleasantly strong, grape sweet and fine salty. In addition to caramel, chocolate, freshly brewed coffee, some oak. Somewhat kräutrig and slightly tart with time.
    • Finish
      Long and warming, less fruity than on the tongue, dry, mineral, slightly salty.

  5. lachaineduwhisky did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    Alcohol very well integrated.
    Enthusiasm 4/5 (on two sips in evening tasting) Whisky n ° 1300
    • Nose
      In the beginning, on the barrel with fruity notes - such as Mirabelle plum - then the very "sooty" smoke from Springbank comes into play. Generous malt.
    • Taste
      Nice balance between spices, melted side, cooked fruit.
    • Finish
      Very flexible.

  6. whiskyinstitut scored this whisky 92 points Connoisseur

    Very cool. Who has? I want!
    • Nose
      A salty mixture of melon and bitter orange peel, behind it is a certain flowery waxiness, the orange peel become more dominant over time and hint of a little spicy oak, water takes something the complexity, but it all adds up to an aroma of caramelized lightly scorched orange peel together
    • Taste
      The alcohol squeezes, again salty orange peel, light smoke, with water it is deliciously creamy and less alcoholic, overall you get on the tongue exactly what you want from a springbank: a kick in the butt
    • Finish
      The orange pulls through, the smoke is now better felt, but quickly gone, it remains a lovely sweet and slightly oak afterburners

  7. FernetBranco scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      80 80
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      82 82


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