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Springbank 1993 Gs

Overall rating
88.32/100
votes
168
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Glenscoma (Gs)
Bottling serie
Single Sherry Cask
Vintage
04.06.1993
Bottled
09.2015
Stated Age
22 years old
Casktype
Dark Sherry Hogshead
Casknumber
334
Number of bottles
269
Strength
55.9 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Market
de Germany
Added on
21 Oct 2015 7:41 pm by GlenPiWi
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 464.00

33 × in wishlist

168 × member ratings

149 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Springbank 1993 Gs

27 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.32 points

  1. Okto-Bull scored this whisky 60 points Expert Senior

    What shoud that?! Did a bottle of Springbank fall into a sherry barrel here ?! If I want to drink something like this, I buy a bottle of sherry, a jar of straw and a blender ....
    • Nose
      With Whisky and especially with Springbank the whole thing has little to do here. It just smells like dark, sweet sherry. Add a little spice. The typical, dirty Springeraroma is missing here completely.
    • Taste
      No, but this is nothing but high-proof sherry ..
    • Finish
      see taste.

  2. ASWhisky scored this whisky 82 points Connoisseur

    Ranking: 1.Nase, 2.Mund, 3.Abgang
    • Nose
      85 85
      Furniture polish towards shoe polish
      many dark sweet raisins
      lax stale sherry
      dust
      small fuselote note
      gammeliges barrel
      Oak
      Springbank herbs in the background
    • Taste
      83 83
      Soft start
      malty
      sherry notes
      quickly very dry in the mouth
      Herbs and medicine in the cheeks, on the palate
      slightly pungent and bitter
      puts her mouth dry :(
    • Finish
      77 77
      dry
      oak-heavy in the negative sense
      after a while sherry with malt flavor comes

      I would like to drink a drink of water now

  3. Segens scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    Sherry kills Springbank .. As simple as that :-(
    Not bad but obviously no killer!

  4. dRambo scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Tasty - but the distillery or the long maturation play almost no role here - the malt drowns in delicious sherry, from the whisky is not much over - from the age just the absence of alcoholic burning
    • Nose
      dark massive sherry nose, very ripe red berries - especially blackberry, fine acidity, very intense fruity
    • Taste
      Sherry, Mon Cherie, concentrated cherry juice, dry on the palate with a pleasant smell of sulfur, dirty but smooth, leather, tobacco, everything you would expect from a sherry, alcohol very well integrated, very good without water drinkable
    • Finish
      long, fruity, warm, a great deal of chocolate and fruit, delicate woody note, no bitterness

  5. detachedblue scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    Sweet dates palate, engine oil nose, long tea finish, I just love this style! The integration between sherry and peat is good here in my opinion!
    • Nose
      Very dark, thick and oily, dates and leather, engine oil is present, dates, dried dates, small sweet honey dates.
    • Taste
      Again, match the noses, more dates and leather, very sweet.
    • Finish
      Long and dusty, great black tea

  6. checkpointuk scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Colour:
    mahogany
    Nose:
    Dark cherries of the finest quality combined with a lot of soft liqueur, floor wax, furniture polish, wood, balsamic, orange and honey. The rather subtle spice combines perfectly with full nut and sticky jam flavors, as well as a good portion of leather - very nice!
    Taste:
    Starting soft and spicy. The salt content is right. The structure is mouth-filling and very cherry and wood-supported. With tobacco, balsamic, nuts, jam, orange peel, smoke and wet coal, as well as dry cardboard, results in an appealing unit.
    Finish:
    Long - dark and rather oppressive. Sweet-woody floor wax, extremely dry and bitter. With orange juice and peppermint, it gets a little fresher and invigorating. Caramel and honey, liquorice and smoke stick to the tongue
    89 points
    N: 92P / G: 90P / F: 85P

  7. hettrum scored this whisky 91 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      91 91

  8. maltaholic scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    Completely different.
    • Nose
      Rarely seen such a dark whisky. Almost like black coffee. The sherry is probably so intense that you can hardly smell it anymore. Rather old, damp wood. The aroma comes over time. Fruity, creamy.
    • Taste
      Wow, what a start. Violent, fruity. I do not like Springbank. Rather an old Glendronach. But I like this intense taste.
    • Finish
      Long and sweet

  9. Mannix65 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    A terrific drop, nice sherry bomb, exactly my collar width, something for wood fans.
    For the issue price (129 EUR) a great PLV (therefore 90 points for the price), after a short time unfortunately stylized to Hypeflasche and therefore at unrealistic prices in the market.
    • Nose
      Sherry, chocolate raisins, ripe blackberries, Maggi seasoning, leather, old wardrobe, which has just been treated with furniture polish, soaked fruit from the rum pot
    • Taste
      Plum compote, sherry, Armagnac, dark chocolate, tobacco, very woody and astringent - with water it is sweeter and more fruity, I mean the saltiness of the Spring Bank still to divine
    • Finish
      very long - dry sherry, woody, bitter

  10. Mannix65 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      93 93
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      90 90

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