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Auchentoshan Springwood

Overall rating
75.32/100
votes
33
Whiskybase ID
WB86156
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Casktype
Bourbon Cask
Strength
40.0 % Vol.
Size
1000 ml
Label
New Label 2016
Barcode
5010496004289
Bottled for
Global Traveller
Added on
29 Aug 2016 1:47 pm by maltaholic

Average value

€ 33.95

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Whisky Reviews for Auchentoshan Springwood

9 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 75.32 points

  1. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    a simple and flat malt
    nothing for me
    has something from the Virgin Oak
    • Nose
      earthy, grassy, young malt, vanilla comes easily

      from 1920s: vanilla, slightly toffee, metallic, a grassy chemical note, raffia
    • Taste
      full and vigorous
      grassy, young, restless, tingles a bit from the alcohol, earthy, slightly spicy, becomes tart
    • Finish
      rather short
      grassy, spicy, very tart

  2. VanOpek scored this whisky 78 points Expert Junior

    Ex-bourbon casks (barrels + hogsheads)
    • Nose
      79 79
      fruity, citric, floral, light and fresh, lemon grass, very smooth and pleasant, rather simple
    • Taste
      78 78
      sweet, vanilla, honey, caramel, toffee, oak, herbs, spicy, pepper, smooth and pleasant, a little bit oily, bitter herbs, grapefruit
    • Finish
      77 77
      oak, herbs, hints of coffee, bitterness, dry, smooth and light, spicy hints, mid-long

  3. jvanopstal scored this whisky 68 points Expert Senior

    A young and very fresh whisky
    • Nose
      Lime, chocolate and vanilla
    • Taste
      Sweet and fresh with with vanilla and oak
    • Finish
      Short and a bit dry with lime. Quite warming

  4. Stefan_Hartl scored this whisky 78 points Expert Senior

    06/14/2017

    Summery, inexpensive whisky for in between. Well suited for beginners.
    • Nose
      Clear citrus fruits and some vanilla.
    • Taste
      Very mild, fruity and dry. Later light spice and some grapefruit.
    • Finish
      Fruity, fresh and a little oak.

  5. Squinugie scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      78 78
    • Taste
      78 78
    • Finish
      74 74

  6. KeesD scored this whisky 80 points Expert Junior

    Very cheap whisky. Nose: not very special but friendly, grass, apple.
    Taste: a bit dry, a bit sweet, friendly, hints of apple and white whine...
    Finish: dry, bit bitter, a bit bittersweet, not long lasting, but still friendly.
    • Nose
      81 81
    • Taste
      79 79
    • Finish
      79 79

  7. rolabob scored this whisky 75 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      74 74
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      74 74

  8. JNuyts scored this whisky 77 points Connoisseur

    real aperitif whisky
    nothing more, nothing less
    • Nose
      79 79
      citrus
      vanilla
      dried hay
      lime
      flowers
      milk chocolate
      green apples
    • Taste
      76 76
      vanilla
      chocolate
      honey
      a lot of citrus
    • Finish
      75 75
      fairly short
      bit bitter - taste oak - tannins

  9. ApricotOne scored this whisky 76 points Expert Senior

    N: citrus fruits B: Grapfruit because of the rising acid Q: Short, freshly drying up. A malt that is well suited for beginners, as he is not overwhelmed.
    • Nose
      76 76
    • Taste
      76 76
    • Finish
      75 75

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