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Springbank 175th Anniversary

Overall rating
85.68/100
votes
100
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
04.2003
Stated Age
12 years old
Number of bottles
12000
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml 750 ml
Added on
30 Oct 2015 4:11 pm by QuarterCentury
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 243,48

13 × in wishlist

100 × member ratings

269 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Springbank 175th Anniversary

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 85.68 points

  1. Kovalyoff scored this whisky 87 points Expert Senior

    Nose: citrus, caramel, smokehouse, sea pebbles, decaying fire
    Taste: salt, polish for furniture, dried plums, vanilla
    Finish: powerful and long
    Yummy.

  2. alex..w..fan scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    21 23 22 22 88

  3. toklian scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    N21 P23 F22 B22

  4. birkzehn scored this whisky 89 points Expert Junior

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      89 89

  5. PatSch23_12 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      fresh green apple, caramel, salt, slightly mineral, dried meadow herbs, butter biscuits, smoke only very far away, nutmeg and crushed juniper berries
    • Taste
      oily, creamy, beeswax, salty, lime abrasion, "dirty" Springbank character, warm, moist earth, fresh fruit notes (again apples) and some mint
    • Finish
      very spicy, reminiscent of freshly ground pepper

  6. Allandale scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    A classic Springbank.
    • Nose
      Panettone, raisin, apricot, lilies, nut oil, smoke. Real complexity.
    • Taste
      Fascinating subtle, and ever-changing. Great balance between sooty smoke, olive, dried peels, cashew,custard , brine.
    • Finish
      Spicy, briney, long. Soft and oily.

  7. Andytka3 scored this whisky 80 points Connoisseur

    N- Drams of two faces. Firstly, musty and mossy, plastic robe, sea shell and decaying smoked fish. Following by lifted citrus and nice brandy notes, dried fruits, gentle and peculiar.

    P- Wood driven, dry and fruity mouthfeel, ashy and shiraz with touch of curious, rather 'global' and not so exciting sweetness.

    F- Medium, soft liquorice, gently spiky and cornflakes cereals. Not quite live up to the exciting nose.
    • Nose
      87 87
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. dram-drinker scored this whisky 82 points Moderator

    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      83 83
    • Finish
      82 82

  9. dram-drinker scored this whisky 82 points Moderator

    This one is like the light yellow Springbanks 12yo from the 80s with the black label. Also good for its kind.
    • Nose
      Minerals, flowers, malty, green fruits, green bananas, little grassy
    • Taste
      Very waxy, oily, little lemony, minerals and grassy notes again
    • Finish
      Medium short

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