Category Archives: Springbank

Springbank 9yo, Local Barley, 57.7%

There are always these whiskies that sit on the shelf waiting for the right moment because they are (supposed to be) something different. Something (supposedly) special. This one was more or less that. More or less because it’s not overly … Continue reading

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Springbank 23, 1995-2018, 48% – WhiskyNerds

It’s not been two weeks since I did the previous review of a WhiskyNerds bottling. That Lagavulin 21 was amazing, and hot on the heels of that one comes a fresh sherry matured, 23 year old Springbank. Their Lagavulin scoreed … Continue reading

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Two Springbanks from the Cage!

When in Campbeltown you have to visit Cadenhead’s. Especially since Mark Watt took over they’ve quickly become one of the, if not the, best bottler I know. However, when at Cadenhead’s, you’re technically also at Springbank. And, maybe coincidentally, that … Continue reading

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Longrow 2001-2016, 14yo, Fresh Sherry Butt, 53.2% – Springbank Society

It’s not very often that I go through my own bottles at a rapid pace. But somehow, with sherry casks from the Springbank Society that never seems to be a huge problem. In this case it only took a while … Continue reading

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Hazelburn 18, 1997-2015, Leaky Sherry Butt, 54.4% – Duty Paid Sample for The Sprinbank Society

This is a bit of a weird one. Initially, this cask was selected by attendees of the Springbank Whisky Festival in 2015, to be bottled as a Springbank Society bottling. However, the cask was almost empty when they wanted to … Continue reading

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Bad-ass Whisky Night at De Whiskykoning #3

Last Friday it was time for the sort-of annual bad-ass whisky night at Whiskyslijterij De Koning in my old home town of Den Bosch. Man have I dropped a year’s salary there over the last decade… Anyway, the concept of … Continue reading

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Springbank 21, 1995-2016, Fresh Sherry Pipe, 49% – Starkicker, Austria

Recently I got a little bit confused about this bottling, since I thought it was from 2017 instead of 2016. That led to some strange comments from me on Facebook and some confusing discussions about it afterwards. Apparently I am … Continue reading

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