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Springbank whisky reviews

Springbank distillery
Campbeltown region
Founded in 1828, currently active
www.springbankdistillers.com

Springbank batch #1 (54,6%, That Boutique-y Whisky Company 2012, 274 btl., 50 cl) – 87/100

Springbank 10 yo (46%, OB 2009, batch 09/434) – 86/100
Springbank 10 yo (46%, OB 2008, batch 08/82) – 82/100

Springbank 12 yo ‘Cask Strength’ (53,1%, OB 2013, Batch 5) – 84/100

Springbank 12 yo ‘Cask Strength’ (53,2%, OB 2014, Batch 10, ref. 14/532) – 86/100

Springbank 12 yo ‘Claret Wood’ (54,4%, OB 2010, 9360 btl.) – 88/100

Springbank 14 yo 1998 (58,2%, OB for The Nectar 2013, fresh bourbon cask, 132 btl.) – 90/100

Springbank 18 yo 1996 (58,7%, OB for The Nectar 2014, refill bourbon, single cask, 210 btl.) – 91/100

Springbank 18y (46%, OB 2009) – 88/100

Springbank 18y (46%, OB 2010) – 85/100

Springbank 15 yo 1964 (45,7%, OB for Samaroli Import 1979, sherry wood, 75 cl, 360 btl.) – 93/100

Springbank 20 yo 1967 (46%, Dun Eideann for Donato & C. 1989, cask #3131 – 3136) – 90/100

Springbank 34 yo 1969 (56,7%, Signatory Vintage Rare Reserve 2003, refill butt #266, 494 btl.) – 81/100

Springbank 33 yo 1970 (54,4%, Adelphi 2003, sherry cask #1622)

Springbank 21 yo 1991 (51,5%, Malts of Scotland 2012, bourbon hogshead, MoS 12036, 144 btl.) – 87/100

Springbank 1992 ‘Peat-smoked’ (46%, Berry Bros & Rudd 2011, cask #61) – 90/100

Springbank 19 yo 1993 (57,8%, Master of Malt 2012, hogshead #129, 221 btl.) – 88/100

Springbank 17 yo 1995 (51,4%, Duncan Taylor Dimensions, sherry cask #1995) – 86/100

Springbank 13 yo 1998 (46%, Duncan Taylor NC2 2011, sherry cask) – 82/100

Springbank 1998 (51,5%, Malts of Scotland 2012, sherry hogshead, MoS 12014, 212 btl.) – 80/100

Springbank 21y (46%, OB mid 90’s) – 94/100

Springbank 21 years (46%, OB 2011, 1560 btl.) – 91/100

Springbank 21 yo (46%, OB 2013, 1680 btl.) – 89/100

Springbank 21 yo (43%, OB 1970s, pear shape bottle, silver label) – 87/100

Springbank 25 Years (46%, OB 2014, 1200 btl.) – 87/100

Springbank CV (46%, OB 2010) – 75/100

Springbank 12 yo ‘Green’ (46%, OB 2014, batch 14/488, 9000 btl.) – 87/100

Springbank 14 yo ‘Jazz Edition’ (56%, OB 2010, 600 btl.) – 77/100

Springbank Rundlets & Kilderkins (49,4%, OB 2012, 9000 btl.) – 89/100

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