Overall rating
Whiskybase ID
Single Malt
That Boutique-y Whisky Company (TBWC)
Stated Age
21 years old
Number of bottles
48.2 % Vol.
500 ml
Added on
02 mar 2017 5:47 pm by RoyC
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask Strength

Average value

€ 1222.13

36 × in wishlist

62 × member ratings

88 × in collection

Whisky reviews for Springbank Batch 3 TBWC

8 users have left 8 reviews for this whisky. Average rating is 90.03 points.

  1. tuntime scored this whisky 90 points Expert Junior

    Port-soaked Springbank. Sweet, a texture of syrup, tasty. Some will find too sweet. Fun to try.

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  3. zzqfyl scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      88 88
    • Finish
      87 87

  4. saothangbay scored this whisky 88 points Expert Senior

  5. penumbra scored this whisky 80 points Expert Senior

    There is no beginning and no end.
    • Nose
      Red dates, oak, caramel, toffee, preserved fruits, strong baking, orange peel, citrus jelly, yellow apricot, cream, coconut, cheese.
    • Taste
      Oak, black chocolate, coffee, bitter orange peel, mixture of tannin and oil, stove ash, poor quality wine, bitter bottom, absinthe.
    • Finish
      Long, wood, dry, herbal.

  6. KayMeertens scored this whisky 88 points Connoisseur

    I'm a Springbank fan, but this one is so rediculously priced.
    • Nose
      Rather weird, almost like an old rum. Raisin, mocha.
    • Taste
      Cherry, raisin, apple syrup, dark chocolate, peach, peat and rubber. Water adds coconut.
    • Finish
      Mocha, raisin and prune.

  7. SteveW110 scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Interesting nose ...
    Something disturbing is the slightly "musty" note, which is due to the port wine. One already notices in the nose, that from the Springbank little can be left over.

    Nice viscous and creamy Port Malt, with full Portaroma. What the nose already suggests is confirmed in the taste. Nice sweet, slaps the PortWein all Brennereicharakter.

    The mediocre finish does not allow him to jump into the +90 points Core Range. In my eyes a bit overrated, but nice single malt.
    For the price you get better !!!
    • Nose
      88 88
    • Taste
      90 90
    • Finish
      86 86

  8. squaadgras scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    • Nose
      90 90
    • Taste
      91 91
    • Finish
      90 90

  9. WhiskyLovingPianist scored this whisky 86 points Connoisseur

    N: It’s [port] cask driven, very tincture sweet and very oaky. 
    T: I’ve an anticipation for something that never quite materialises. All the same, i’ve no actual grumbles [it’s good], only an underwhelming feeling born from greater expectations.
    F: The port gives more tincture [and then] medicinal sweetness.
    C: There was an immediate buzz around this bottle from the start of the [Whiskylive 2017] show, and i’m pleased for those who were more than happy to shell out around £200 for it.

    Scores a B[-]



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