Springbank 12 YO Cask Strength, 56.3 %

Springbank 12 YO Cask Strength (2018)This is batch 16 of the Springbank 12 YO Cask Strength. It was bottled 2018-01-04, so it still took a while for it to reach us here in Norway.

This batch is composed of 70% sherry cask matured whisky and 30 % bourbon cask matured.

The Springbank 12 YO Cask Strength (2018) goes on sale in Norway on Thursday Nov 15 at NOK 1145 (10565301).

Nose: Dirty sugar cubes, toffee, and aromas of the country side. Vanilla, caramel puddin’ and wood smoke. With time also apricots, dates and a pinch of salt.

Taste: Rich and full-bodied. Apples, fresh and baked. Vanilla, cinnamon, and nuts. Hints of marzipan. Soft wood smoke.

Finish: Medium long finish. Dry-ish in character. Plenty of apples still.

Comments: Deee-lite-ful!

Score (88/100)

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