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Springbank 21-year-old

Overall rating
90.27/100
votes
53
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Single Cask
Bottled
2016
Stated Age
21 years old
Casktype
Oloroso Sherry Cask
Number of bottles
690
Strength
49.2 % Vol.
Size
700 ml
Bottle code
16/262
Barcode
610854002503
Bottled for
This cask was splitted for the following markets: ZA, SG, HK, AU, AT, IT, NZ, NO, CA, PL
Added on
25 May 2017 10:21 am
UncoloredNon-chillfilteredCask StrengthSingle Cask Whisky

Average value

€ 690.00

19 × in wishlist

53 × member ratings

89 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Springbank 21-year-old

8 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 90.27 points

  1. ScotchGuyTO scored this whisky 90 points Connoisseur

    This is inane... Single cask 21 years, yes I've had something like this before, bit never with this level of peat. This is almost #Longrow territory. Frankly it's delicious... But it and don't question why.
    • Nose
      The nose is intense mechanical oils, peat, soft malt, crushed florals, sweet Sherry, loads of rich malt... Tucked I to the folds is oak spice and hints of animal fodder.
    • Taste
      Oh man, the palate is rich and malty, maritime notes and the sherry comes flooding in... Huge tractor grease and mechanical notes, tea tree oil and mint.
    • Finish
      Finish is is super long. Drawn out peat, slow oak roast and spice twinges. Loads of Oloroso malt and depth. So long, drawn along mechanics toolboxes and more tannic notes.

  2. WhiskyFan2112 scored this whisky 91 points Connoisseur

    Very pleasurable dram, many elements, complex and enjoyable. 
    • Nose
      91 91
      Lightly struck matches, peat, BBQ smoke, lemon, nutty, chocolate, citrus fruits
    • Taste
      91 91
      Lemon, tobacco leaves, spices, creamy butterscotch ice cream topping
    • Finish
      92 92
      Light struck matches, creamy milk chocolate, gentle fruits, mesquite BBQ, salt water toffee

  3. Borgia scored this whisky 94 points Member Junior

  4. The Macallan scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Springbank tasting castle Dornoch 21/11/2017

    N: elegant sherry notes

    P: complex flavors and not to dry

    F: slightly drying, warming and spicy

    C: Fine stuff

  5. rdavek did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This same cask was split between New Zealand, South Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, Austria, Italy, Norway, Poland & Canada.  

  6. rdavek did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This same cask was split between Italy, South Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, Austria, New Zealand, Norway, Poland & Canada.  

  7. Larsjuh87 did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    I believe they released the bottle in Norway as well.

  8. bert61nl did not rate this whisky Expert Senior

    This year Springbank decided to drive collectors crazy spreading 15 single casks – bottled at cask strength - around the world.
    So far I know of 8: UK, USA, Belgium (The Nectar), Netherlands (Fourcroy), Italy, Switzerland (Lateltin), Taiwan and Germany (Hanseatische)
    Please let me know if you know of more editions!

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