Springbank 15-year-old

Overall rating
86.79/100
votes
35
Whiskybase ID
WB72235
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
28.08.2015
Stated Age
15 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
15/376
Added on
23 sep 2015 6:39 pm by JSW
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 76.73

12 × in wishlist

35 × member ratings

90 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Springbank 15-year-old

6 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 86.79 points.

  1. Crann feàrna scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    This Springbank I find more difficult than the 10yo and the 12yo CS. It needs so much patience and precise measure of water to get access to the 15 years of maturation. But that extra effort brings out a beautiful whisky, singular, rewarding.
    • Nose
      88 88
      Heavy. Savoury (?) wood. 70% chocolate. Red overripe fruit.
      With water it is more fresh and fruity, no more overripe fruits. The fruits are of the citrus kind, not red. Creamy milk chocolate. Spicy.
    • Taste
      90 90
      The arrival is complex; sweet, sour, bitter, savoury and slightly salty. But no defined clear tastes. The development is multifacetted, red fruits, citrus fruits. Strange sweet bitterness or bitter sweetness.
      With water the arrival is soft and full. Long, long development of all that a basket full of juicy ripe citrus fruits can bring.
    • Finish
      87 87
      Long finish. It really lingers. It is slightly dry fruit and a little warm, dry smoke.

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  3. Doktor_Gonzo scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

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

  4. PJH90 scored this whisky 86 points Expert Junior

    Nose: Fresh rubber tyres, still with those little rubber strands on, musty cellar smell, damp.

    Palate: There’s the smoke! A rich heavy smoke from some seasoned firewood, rich oakyness on the palate too, slight zip of lemon zest in there as well.

    Finish: Play that funky music Springbank! Like licking a bike tyre! a freshly varnished oak shelf lingering at the back there.

  5. schengel10 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    The Springer15 - a timeless Campbeltown Malt!
    [Color gold;
    • Nose
      fine smoke, dark fruits, sherry, vanilla, little oak;
    • Taste
      pleasant, powerful onset, spice (oak, ginger), sherry, dark chocolate, fine wood smoke (beautifully integrated);
    • Finish
      spicy, long finish, finish wood, smoke, sherry;

  6. St. Pauli scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      85 85
    • Taste
      84 84
    • Finish
      85 85

  7. domani scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Well balanced, multi-layered, elegant with slightly delicate sherry notes and restrained spice. Here, too, the alcohol content fits perfectly - 04/01/2014
    • Nose
      Slightly musty and leathery, sea air, fishing boat on the beach, salty skin, slightly smoky, candied nuts, hazelnut, white nougat, panettone, cotton candy, raspberry
    • Taste
      Sweet, strong, again gently smoky, slightly spicy, blackberry, at the end this intense, spicy-sweet honey note remains
    • Finish
      Medium length

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