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Springbank 12-year-old

Overall rating
89.25/100
votes
6
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Ceramic Book Vol. I
Stated Age
12 years old
Strength
43.0 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Added on
16 May 2015 5:28 pm by KayMeertens
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

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Whisky Reviews for Springbank 12-year-old

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 89.25 points

  1. dram-drinker scored this whisky 82 points Moderator

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      79 79

  2. dram-drinker scored this whisky 82 points Moderator

    A bit too green for my taste, okayish but definitely not my favorite
    • Nose
      Green fruits, leafy, grassy, grapefruits, just whiffs of honeydew
    • Taste
      Oily, waxy, peppery, something green again, old wood or even a touch of cardboard, could also be tobacco and cigar ashes, some limestone
    • Finish
      Medium long, warm, a tad bitter in the end, a bit like cold smoke

  3. KayMeertens scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    I had contact with Springbank about this bottling. Their estimate is that it was bottled in the early eighties.Compared it to the Black Ceramic Jug (ID 68577). This one is clearly more waxy, with a bit more sherry matured whisky involved.
    • Nose
      Honey, apricot, orange, beeswax, banana, butterscotch, apple, vanilla, litchi and cigar. Perhaps a little ehhh... OJE (old jug effect??).
    • Taste
      Orange like in an old cognac. Honey, apricot, beeswax, caramel, citrus and peat.
    • Finish
      Orange, honey, caramel, grapefruit, banana and a whiff of smoke.

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