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Springbank 10-year-old

Overall rating
Single Malt
Distillery Bottling
Stated Age
10 years old
46.0 % Vol.
700 ml
Added on
03 Jan 2009 3:26 pm

Average value

€ 43.45

Whisky Reviews for Springbank 10-year-old

106 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.02 points

  1. Pollenflug scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Conclusion and pictures on: https://tomtrinkt.de
    • Nose
      Hach, a familiar scent rises from my glass. The characteristic Springbank filthiness is present, closely followed by salty caramel sweets, freshly cut green apples, pears, lemons and sweet malt. In the background, a very delicate smoke flag is noticeable. Hints of herbs, delicate traces of red fruits, marzipan, mineral-maritime notes and a little spicy oak blend wonderfully harmoniously together. The alcohol (46%) is very involved. A nice introduction to the Springbank world.
    • Taste
      Strong-sweet start, freshly ground pepper prickles on the tip of the tongue. The texture of the malt is pleasantly soft and oily. The Springbank-dirtiness is back immediately, the nose in the nose still delicate smoke flags now noticeably more intense to advantage and flows into a light camp fire smoke. Light fruits, lemons, limescale, oranges, malt, vanilla, nuts, dark chocolate, spices (nutmeg?), Mineral maritime notes and spicy oak give the only 10 years old malt a remarkable complexity. The alcohol is very well integrated again. The palate is slightly drier.
    • Finish
      Medium to long, fruity-spicy and warm. With a decent pinch of pepper on the sparkling tongue tip, the finish starts. The vanilla sweetness and bright fruits (especially oranges) are gradually fading. With a light camp fire smoke, dark chocolate, mineral aromas and herbaceous-spicy notes of oak wood sounds of Springbank. On the palate remains a slight dryness.

  2. Slàinte Mhath scored this whisky 89 points Administrator

    Traditional production, craft presentation and outstanding quality - it's hard not to like Springbank malts. Complex, dense and ever-changing, the nose is truly a chameleon. Gentle peatiness, crisp apples and bitter herbs harmonize with sweet malt, old leather and mineral-earthy notes. Tasting strong, aromatic and spirit-driven (few rough edges), this young Campbeltown whisky combines well-integrated smoke, mild fruitiness and hints of salt with a robust, substantial and chocolaty finish. It's simply one of the best 10-year-old Single Malts from Scotland!

    RATING: 4.2/5.0 stars ≙ 89 pts → FIRST-CLASS [+]
    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  3. chlinatele scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    My All Day Favorite. My first whisky I tried. There is always an open bottle in my home
    • Nose
      89 89
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. ASWhisky scored this whisky 78 points Connoisseur

    doesn't make me nervous but okay
    • Nose
      staubiges Kornfeld
      etwas Brot
      dunkle Frucht
      im Hintergrund etwas Schimmel
    • Taste
      öliger Antritt
      dunkle Frucht, Alkohol und Schokoladesüßer werdend
    • Finish
      trockene Schokolade
      etwas Frucht

  5. dRambo scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      85 85

  6. Alex Fridays scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    Apples, sweet fruits, peated smoke, christmas cake, spices, old leather, salt and dried fruits notes on nose.

    Sweet fruits, red apples, dust, peated smoke, spices, oak cask, dried fruits and cream notes on palate.

    Spices, dust, peated smoke, oak cask, apples, tea, dryness, leather notes on long finish.

  7. Calmar scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Отличный лимонадно-цитрусовый молт, простой, весёлый и солнечный.
    • Nose
      Bright, fresh, the first wave - the Soviet lemonade, something like Buratino, then wood, fruits and minerals, wet stones under the bright sun, everything is very close and well balanced - excellent.
    • Taste
      Wood, pepper burning, light bitterness, citrus notes, ginger - on the whole surprisingly fresh and invigorating.
    • Finish
      Orange peel, willow bark, sweetness with an admixture of bitterness - like from burnt sugar, light acidity.

  8. keizerjos scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    Spring bank 10YO 46% (WB 84439) 220318 sample 52 6cl half 1. Marzipan in the fragrance. Vanilla with a tropical edge. Wood, cardamom. Can you sniff for hours. I did not do it. Sharp, spicy. Then buttery soft, creamy, round and smooth - to grow back to faintly smoke / smoke. Turns out: that I had a bottle of it ((2016, empty after year) Turns out I'm pretty consistent in my taste notes, I really did not know - and I write about the same things, life can be so beautiful. Small pleasures, excellent glass of whisky, then and now.

  9. PatSch23_12 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    Most impressive representative of this age group
    • Nose
      homemade caramel, nut brittle (pecans), ripe peaches, Nimm2 lemon, fresh mint and typical Springbank coastal smoke, slightly salty, wet wood
    • Taste
      spicy spicy (no alcohol), red chili, white pepper, with a basket of citrus fruits (blood oranges, slightly bitter grapefruit), again the association of sea salt (no iodine!), grassy-fresh herbs and mild smoke (smoked hay)
    • Finish
      dry and warm

  10. Dre73 scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

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


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