Springbank 10 Year Old

Springbank 10 Year Old
WhiskySpringbank 10 Year Old
CountryScotland
RegionCampbeltown
TypeSingle Malt
Age10 years old
Abv46%
Rating 84/100

About

Springbank Distillery was founded in 1828. It is one of the last surviving producers of Campbeltown Single Malts, and one of the few remaining family owned distilleries in Scotland. Springbank Distillery produces Springbank single malt whisky, as well as the more peaty Longrow and unpeated Hazelburn single malts.
Reviews of Springbank 10 Year Old
says on February 9, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Jonquiripe corn

General description

Well rounded. A little cheese funk and pear nose. A little smoke. Very floral. A little salt, mildly oak vanilla. Some pepper and spice on the after and then a sweet lemon finish. Smoke builds.

says on February 9, 2019
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Color: Jonquiripe corn

General description

Well rounded. Pear and apple nose. A little smoke. Very floral. A little salt, mildly oak vanilla. Some pepper and spice on the after and then a sweet lemon finish. Smoke builds.

says on January 22, 2019
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 85/100
Color: Burnished

General description

no so good as i hoped to be.

says on December 29, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

My first Campbelltown whisky. Very well rounded. No single flavor really feels dominant. Instead, sweatness and earthiness and fruit notes mesh together into a very drinkable whisky

says on December 16, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 82/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Nice oak, slight peat with a wonderful oily, butter finish. Quite floral, a wee citrus, and distinctly salt brine influences

says on December 15, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 80/100
Color: Jonquiripe corn

General description

magic marker aroma. decent burn with a white grape finish.

says on December 9, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 72/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

My first Campbeltown malt, actually different, yet not fully rewarding.
A bit overwhelming alcohol nose, a tasty herbal palate and slightly bitter aftertaste. In the end, it's not bad at all, just not exactly my taste.

says on December 8, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 79/100
Color: Russetmuscat

General description

Malty and fruity, ends with spices. better balanced than the Kilkerran, imo

says on November 29, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 83/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

(ALTE ABFÜLLUNG 2004)
Trocken, salzig, fruchtig. Wenig Rauch kein Torf. Lang anhaltender Geschmack mit trockener Frucht am Ende.

says on November 21, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

light, sweet vanlla herb, not dry and smooth

says on November 18, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 59/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Deep gold

General description

Smooth whiskey that is easy to drink. It doesn’t have a whole lot going on for the flavor. Flavors were just to mellow.

says on November 6, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Pale gold

General description

Campbeltown distillery
A very tasty, mild-peated malt with a surprising amount of fruit. Very well-balanced.

Nose

Sweet fruit i.e. pears, slight smoke with spice

Palate

Slight tongue tingle, malty , salty sweet

Finish

The finish is long and crisp with a coastal tang and a trailing peat with oaked dryness.

says on November 1, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 81/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

whirling smoke

says on October 27, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Jonquiripe corn

General description

My first Campbelltown and I was pleasantly surprised. good flavor and finish.

says on October 2, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Pale gold

General description

Very balancer spirit with peat/toffee/fruity flavours. Very smooth body with nice finish.

says on August 3, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

This is a real gem imo. Very well balanced between oiliness, smoke and sweetness. Lots of distillery character. Maybe some fruitiness.

says on June 9, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 89/100
Color: Yellow gold

General description

really good

says on June 6, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 75/100
Color: Pale gold

General description

Chameleon in whiskies. Very appely almost orange like nose. But when you get in to it you will taste the pure peaty beast yet not to aggressive but more like respect demanding. Dry hazelnuts can be tasted.

says on June 3, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 75/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Amber

General description

Earthy crisp/clean body and plenty of depth to it. Another interesting Campbeltown whisky.

Nose

Peat is present with an earthy/nutty quality, a hint of salinity.

Palate

Initially quite bland, cereal sweetness. Builds nicely into a nutty body with smoke arriving ready for the finish.

Finish

Long and crisp with a coastal tang and a trailing peat, oaky dryness.

says on April 29, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

buttery, smells like toffee. short finish

says on April 26, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 90/100
Color: Amber

General description

buttery, toffee, cut grass, short finish

says on April 25, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 82/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Yellow gold

General description

a blend of sweet and peat

Nose

sweet nose with vanilla and a hint of honey or floral sweet. there is a touch of Smokey peat there as well

Palate

a lot less sweet than the nose and hits with a taste of smoke, and vanilla with notes of new shoe leather

Finish

short finish and doesn't sit. strong alcohol in the throat and a mild sweet.

says on April 24, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Pale gold

General description

A tasting @ whisky cafe L&B Amsterdam round 1.

Beforehand, this Campbeltown Springbank 10 has everything a dram needs. It has an abv of 46%, is uncoloured and unchillfiltered.
From the malt used, until bottling, eveything is done at the distillery.
At Springbank they combine double and triple distillation to compose this dram. So you get a 2,5 distilled dram.

After pouring this very nice and complex dram shows a ballet of different experiences. It's slight smokey with a malty fruityness.
Just when you think that was it, an oaky vanilla cinnamon pops up. You can smell both the sherry and bourbon casks used for maturation.
The nosing makes you craving for the first zip. Wow.

On the palate a smooth malty oakyness is detectable. Just when you think this is it, you start to realise you're fooled. An increasing power and spice from the European oak used, reveals itself along with the nuttyness of the sherried oak.
This dram nicely balances between spicy oak and smooth fruit.

The medium finish has no bitterness at all. Instead there's a nice prickling salty all-spice, slowly fading into a lovely chocolate finish.

This is a real multiple headed monster. Every time you chopped a head of, the next one appears.
Overall very nice, balanced and surprisingly complex. Therefore very advisable.

86 points.

says on April 24, 2018
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 75/100
Color: Burnished

General description

A little too medicinal for my liking, otherwise just okay, nothing special

says on April 16, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 88/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

Springbank! My favourite 10yo from my favourite distillery. Nicely balanced and still powerful.

Nose

Full nose with a lot vanilla, plums and marzipan and a bit of sherry character. Medium peated.

Palate

soft in the beginning getting stronger and stronger, with much more sherry, raisins, peat and spices. Oak coming through.

Finish

Espresso and dark chocolate with roasted oak. The finish is impressive and long.

says on April 12, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 91/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

Classic example of a Campbeltown whisky, juicy sweet malt with a good hit of peat smoke; delicious.

says on March 11, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 96/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

sehr leckerer Tropfen

says on March 3, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

delicious.

Nose

Apples, bright fresh fruit. touch of iodine.

Palate

More apples, bigger iodine. Soft peat undertones.

Finish

Long for 10. Bare hint of smoke, a little citrus.

says on February 17, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 23/100
Color: Brown sherry

General description

brackwasser

says on January 14, 2018
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Chestnutoloroso sherry

General description

excellent malt

Nose

sweetness, light sweet peat, gentle hints of sweet smoke, hints of heather honey, sweet spices, pear, toffee, raisins, dry fruits, creamy vanilla

Palate

sweet peat, ginger, hints of white pepper, dry fruits, fresh fruits,

Finish

dry, ginger, creamy vanilla, red apple

says on December 29, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

milkchocolate, toffee, almond, half sherry, half bourbon, some white pepper in the end.

says on December 28, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

almonds. vanilla. hints of leather in the finish.

says on July 30, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 87/100
Finish strength: Medium
Color: Pale gold

General description

Great whisky.

Nose

Sherry fruits & hints of seaside.

Palate

Great mouth feel, subdued honey with gentle hints of ash

Finish

Seaweed & ash with honeycomb

says on July 12, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 70/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Bit smokey not overwhelming. Good aftertaste.

says on May 30, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 78/100
Color: Amontillado sherry

General description

A very nice, moderately peated whisky, not great, but a good example of a Campbeltown whisky.

says on March 7, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Finish strength: Short
Color: Gin clear

General description

One of my favorite

says on March 4, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 80/100
Color: Pale staw

General description

Good

says on February 1, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 86/100
Color: Gin clear

General description

Really great one, a bit of smoke some peat salt and there ist a seataste i can't describe. Very intresting malt.

says on January 21, 2017
Would you buy this again? Yes
Rating: 85/100
Color: Deep gold

General description

A very interesting Campbeltown whisky. Strongly smoky and peaty, maybe even a little bit salty with a long smoky aftertaste.

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Flavour profile

  • Peat
  • Salt
  • Sweet
  • Malt
  • Fruit
  • Spice
  • Smoke
  • Oak
  • Vanilla
  • Sea
  • Pepper
  • Honey
  • Citrus
  • Oily
  • Dry
  • Complex
  • Brine
  • Orange
  • Delicate
  • Good
  • Balanced
  • Wood
  • Smoky
  • Fresh
  • Lovely
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