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Springbank 12-year-old

Overall rating
88.29/100
votes
10
Whiskybase ID
WB82838
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Cask Strength
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
12 years old
Casknumber
Batch 12
Strength
54.1 % Vol.
Size
750 ml
Market
us United States
Added on
26 May 2016 4:52 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 76.16

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10 × member ratings

16 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Springbank 12-year-old

3 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 88.29 points

  1. Nestheth scored this whisky 92 points Member Senior

    The nose is just awesome. The palate doesn't have the frame some other versions of this dram present. However, there's much room for added water, hence added complexicity. The finish is less inspiring. A stellar bargain for the price. One of the better Springbanks I've tasted. And whiskys overall, in fact.
    • Nose
      96 96
      Mild sherry; an overwhelming fragrance of some apple-like fresh fruit; cream, leaning into butter; integrated alcohol, yet powerful. There's another element in the background I cannot identify. The best nose I probably have come across. Not the absolute perfect symphony of fragrances. But fantastically distinct fruit and cream/butter.
    • Taste
      91 91
      The fruit and mild sherry has transformed into winegums; diluted in powerful alcohol I might add; without adding water, tho. Very creamy, not that buttery this time. I've tasted different embodiments of this dram perhaps five times. This version does not present a frame as robust, compared to some others. Not impossible to drink without added water, but it takes off some unnecessary attention from the alcohol. There's a big wave of peat/spice, that takes time to grow.
    • Finish
      89 89
      The taste of winegums can have a cheap feel to it. Dryness.

  2. DrBardamu scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      91 91
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      88 88

  3. moe-tavern scored this whisky 92 points Member Senior

    Outstanding.. with everything a Whisky needs.. proper maturation, oldshool whisky .. sherry, peat, cask strength.. it's perfect!
    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      93 93
    • Finish
      91 91

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