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Overall rating
86.76/100
votes
27
Whiskybase ID
WB63656
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Hart Brothers (HB)
Bottling serie
Finest Collection - Cask Strength
Vintage
10.1996
Bottled
06.2014
Stated Age
17 years old
Casktype
Sherry Hogshead
Strength
51.5 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Added on
25 Jan 2015 11:48 am by RoyalScotsman
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 258.58

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27 × member ratings

12 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Springbank 1996 HB

4 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.76 points

  1. larswehmeier scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    Spicy herbaceous sherry. Something maggi.
    Mouth-filling creamy. A bit tart on the finish.
    In Sume very intense. Will be very dry on the finish.
    Works in spite of the old age still impetuous and a bit wild.
    That's exciting for me.

  2. maltaholic did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    By Serge 

    Springbank 17 yo 1996/2014 (51.5%, Hart Brothers, Finest Collection, sherry hogshead): 78 Punkte

  3. FritzeKrautman scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    A really nice, fruity malt that comes across as fresh and youthful despite its 17 years of age. If the finish had been a little longer, it would have made it into my top selection of the year.
    • Nose
      89 89
      Briefly solvent, then citrus, pepper, pineapple. Vanilla, cooling mint and nut chocolate. Over time, toasted bread, herbs and a hint of sulfur.
    • Taste
      87 87
      Sweet start, then quickly becomes spicy. Apples, honey and malt. Again briefly citrus fruit. The alcohol is pretty well integrated.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Blackberries, passion fruit, oak with a bit of bitterness. Unfortunately, the finish is a bit too short.

  4. WhiskyBjorn83 scored this whisky 72 points Expert Senior

    02-06-2017: this bottling couldn't not convince me; heard many good things about Springbank so I'll be on the look out for a different one.
    • Nose
      71 71
      notes of coffee and chocolate
    • Taste
      73 73
      bitter, leather
    • Finish
      70 70
      hint of chocolate

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