Springbank 15-year-old

Overall rating
87.29/100
votes
47
Whiskybase ID
WB80074
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
14.07.2015
Stated Age
15 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
15/317
Added on
20 mar 2016 4:33 pm by hnorjordet
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 203.45

17 × in wishlist

47 × member ratings

164 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Springbank 15-year-old

5 users have left 6 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 87.29 points.

  1. MaltyMillionaire scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      A complex balance of dark and sweet and fresh and mild peat. Red fruit, soft smoke, faint brine, dark honey, and oak.
    • Taste
      Soft and sweet arrival. Red fruit, dark honey, soft smoke, brine, spice, mild citrus. Soft and balanced with agreeable sweetness and a nice backbone of spice.
    • Finish
      Long with immediate brine and dark honey, followed by linger spice, brine, and honey.

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  3. Islaywolf scored this whisky 86 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      85 85
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. LordIslay scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    Tasting a sample.
    Every Springbank that I have tasted is now top-notch!
    So too this one!
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      89 89
    • Finish
      88 88

  5. Totoro scored this whisky 84 points Connoisseur

    This is a Springbank?!? Never had one that's so consensual and smooth before. The sherry has really rounded off the edges. The 46% feel more like 43. In many ways, this one reminded me of contemporary Bowmores, with its soft smoke, deep sherry and rich, fudgy, leathery sweetness. Not what I expected, falls almost into the easy drinking category. If you like your malts sumptious, soft, and silky, this one's for you. I found it almost too tame.

  6. Oldpultnie scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      86 86
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      86 86

  7. Oldpultnie scored this whisky 87 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      A very musty but sweet first impression. Light fruits and herbal.
    • Taste
      Firm body with all the nuts wrapped in sweetness, more pepper and a peaty touch. Malty vanilla. Oak tannins and a bit chewy near the end.
    • Finish
      Medium finish, sweet, light soot and chewy.

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