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[17 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 804 views]
Springbank 14 yo [1995-2010] Fresh Sherry pipe (Springbank Soc.)

When I read a review of this one by my good friend Sjoerd (here) I was intrigued, as I’ve never heard that combination “Sherry” and “Pipe”. We mostly hear pipes next to “port”. Pipes in this context mean tall barrels in which Port is usually aged. But we live and learn and apparently sherry is also sometimes aged in those …

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[10 Jul 2013 | No Comment | 1,087 views]
Springbank 14 yo Burns Malt [The Whisky Barrel]

Another indie bottling sold by TWB (which bears a cunning similarity to the Whisky Broker bottlings). Every springer is welcome at WI towers, and especially cask strength &  single cask ones. always something to look forward too, and this one did not disappoint.
Springbank 14 yo Burns Malt  , 54.3% abv , £61.30 (TWB)
Nose: This one is lovely to start with …

Campletown, Featured, Headline, Master Of Malt, Springbank, Tasting Notes, That Boutique-y Whisky Company »

[7 Feb 2013 | No Comment | 1,251 views]
Springbank Batch 1 (That Boutique-y Whisky Company)

Another lovely bottling from this series, with ingenious are work. If you look closer you might recognize a couple of the most colourful whisky Dou namely, Neil and Joel from Caskstrength.Net . A lovely couple , I’ve met on a couple of occasions on which we had a jolly good time, so guys, well done on making this label. fab.
Now …

Calvados, Finishes, Headline, Springbank, Tasting Notes »

[25 Dec 2012 | No Comment | 1,384 views]
Springbank Calvados wood 12 yo

I’m always up to trying new expressions from Springbank, those are rarely below the very good mark. They have been toying with quite some wood finishes over there : Barolo, Shiraz, Marsala, and more, but Calvados is a finish I’ve almost never tried, not in SB’s and not elsewhere, and it was really interesting to see what this one might …

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[13 Nov 2012 | One Comment | 1,269 views]
A Tale of two (Master of Malt) Springbanks

A week ago I got a letter from Ben of Master of Malt (the brain behind many great whisky things that are going on at MoM) asking me for my help in tasting two different springbank samples. They are looking to bottle a single cask, and they got some nice samples from 2 such casks they wanted to share and …

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[31 Oct 2012 | 5 Comments | 1,807 views]
Tasting Springbank 21 year old–1990s edition

This dram and those notes are all in honor of a fellow whisky blogger and mensch who recently stopped blogging about this favorite drop of liquor : whisky. I guess those of you who are / were a part of his whisky fabric, know who I am talking about. Whisky connected people all over the globe and I am lucky …

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[26 Jun 2012 | No Comment | 987 views]
Springbank Sherry cask 1997  / Potstill Austria

Always interesting to taste Springbanks, especially cask strength and single sherry casks ones. This was bottled for Potstill Austria  from cask #296 yielding 216 bottles at 57.1 % ABV.
Springbank 1997 single cask #296  for Potstill Austria,  57.1 % ABV , 216 btl
Nose:  A very nice mixture of both sweet sherry notes, and salty briny seaweed sort of notes you can …

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[15 May 2012 | No Comment | 1,361 views]
Tasting Fredericia Golf & Whisky Club Springbank Sherry cask 332 vintage 1999

It’s always nice meeting a good whisky friend, especially Jorn who’s a real whisky lover and a good friend. Last time he visited Israel, we could not meet due to schedule issues, but this time we arranged to meet and share some beer and drams. We set to meet at one of Israel’s best pubs (in my opinion) and Israel’s …

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[5 Apr 2012 | 6 Comments | 1,817 views]
Tasting Springbank 100 proof

Continuing the streak of excellent whiskies in recent days, with this little stunner. About two months ago I visited my whisky friend Yariv who lives in Haifa. He’s a big Springbank and Laddie fan, and we did have quite a few drams of those. It was the first time I had the pleasure of trying this 100 proof Springbank. It’s …

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[2 Apr 2012 | 2 Comments | 1,709 views]
Springbank Rundlets and Kilderkins

It’s not everyday that Springbank releases a new expression and this one has also a unique
name , unlike most other springers who have only a vintage or a year indication. As it seems Rundlets and Kilderkins are two different measuring units for liquids , which were used in olden days. The Springbank site also tells the tale of a lady …