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Overall rating
86.77/100
votes
377
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
10 years old
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Label
New Label
Bottle code
16/517
Added on
18 Feb 2017 2:30 pm
UncoloredNon-chillfiltered

Average value

€ 44,76

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377 × member ratings

1064 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Springbank 10-year-old

27 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 86.77 points

  1. jay83 scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    Perfect example for a reliable handmade product. This is so old school. Best value for money. Look Diageo, this is Whisky...

  2. Marko_I did not rate this whisky Connoisseur

    Great whisky for ~ 40 €, quite intense, no Gaumenschmeichler, great for getting started smoke / salt / earth. ------------ Note: On the occasion of bottle change with the predecessor https://www.whiskybase.com/whiskies/whisky/5896 compared in parallel: At the beginning, although the old nasal something more open-hearted rueber (the bottle was also about half a year open), but after I can not distinguish 5-10 min in the glass and would sign my notes to the same again, therefore 1: 1 taken over.
    • Nose
      first mild, ashy smoke (a bit salty, mineral, musty cellar, wet cardboard) ... then fruity-fresh (lemon, green apple, salt again), hazelnut cream, caramel and malt
    • Taste
      mineral earthy, slightly salty and metallic (but not pungent / young), pepper; on the other side sweetness - nut nougat cream, caramel, milk chocolate; both well balanced
    • Finish
      medium length, some milk chocolate, a lot of salt, pepper, some bitter smoke, charcoal

  3. Donwaldorf scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

    A new version of SB 10 of good quality. No big fault if it is not a reduction too much felt. I enjoyed this whisky.
    • Nose
      Fine peat, austere and mineral. There is plant freshness, lemon, mint, anise and some fruits. A little salt adds to the set for a nice sweet / salty.
    • Taste
      Light attack, we feel the reduction (a slightly watery side).
      The fine peat disappears little by little to give way to a more woody, chocolatey, spicy mouth (pepper ...). There are also some leather notes.
    • Finish
      Average length on the wood, vanilla cream, sweet spices, salt and a fine vegetable peat present but in excess.

  4. schero scored this whisky 90 points Expert Senior

    This quality for 45 €? Currently almost unequaled!
    • Nose
      Sweet orange peel, salty and mineral, slightly greasy smoke, cotton candy, lime, sour candy, green apple
    • Taste
      In principle, a typical salty and vigorous Springbank start, but a little sweeter and creamier, the juice oranges are fully there, slightly dry on the cheek
    • Finish
      Everything plays together, sweet, orangy, strong, slightly oaky, becoming increasingly mineral

  5. dram-drinker scored this whisky 92 points Moderator

    This is certainly one of the fruitiest regular 10yo bottlings. Just hints of leather, smoke and wood which is fantastic!
    • Nose
      Fresh, fruity, pineapples, pears, mango, whiffs of leather and smoke, also some creme brulee, hints of citrus fruits, honey dew, wax polish - very good
    • Taste
      Very oily and creamy, now more fine citrus and wood notes, oranges, lemons, and more exotic fruits, subtle sweetness - excellent
    • Finish
      Medium long, fruity, warm - gets more punchy and mineral in the end - great

  6. ffmdino did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    complex malt that evolves
    I liked it, again I like the overall picture without the fact that I can fix it on something special
    • Nose
      slightly orange, sweet, slightly vanilla, earthy, minimal smoke, slightly cheese
    • Taste
      full and strong on the palate
      very spicy, oak !!, somewhat unknown direction grain / pastry
    • Finish
      long
      nutty notes, spicy

  7. branneman scored this whisky 83 points Member Senior

    Rated 83 points; an above average whisky for a below average price
    • Nose
      82 82
      Pear, vanilla, slightly spicy and nutty
    • Taste
      84 84
      Dry and a bit sharp, nutmeg and cinnamon
    • Finish
      84 84
      Dry, lightly smoky, lingering salt

  8. topos did not rate this whisky Member Senior

    • Nose
      peaches and cream, seashells, some bitterness, whiffs of smoke, and hints towards bretanomyaces. 7/10
    • Taste
      bright, waxed citrus fruits and their rinds, some leather, barnyard, rather fresh manure in the background, in the best way. 7/10
    • Finish
      medium - briny, seashells again, dry. 7/10

  9. sagara-kun scored this whisky 84 points Expert Senior

    Good but a little disappointed. I expected more
    • Nose
      Lemon, light oak, rhubarb, light black pepper. Light vegetal side. Thyme.
    • Taste
      In the mouth it's sweet. Slightly aqueous, lemon paste. Dry aromatic herbs. Sawdust.
    • Finish
      Vegetable short finish, lemon, orange peel.

  10. andreapalma83 scored this whisky 90 points Member Senior

    Absolutely the best on the market in term of quality/price, wonderful and beautiful product. amazing whisky, a peat one with a very grass and fruity component , exotic fruit, mango, and orange, peach..with water in the finish comes out the peat and the costal taste, paraffin and smoky edges and its wonderful contrast. Buy Buy Buy!!
    • Nose
      92 92
    • Taste
      92 92
    • Finish
      92 92

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