Campbeltown, during the mid-1800s, was the epicentre of Scotland's distilling industry, with 28 distilleries at one stage in the 1830s. Today, however, this number has dwindled to just three: Springbank, which also produces the peated Longrow and the unpeated Hazelburn; Glen Scotia; and recent addition Glengyle, home of Kilkerran malt. Read More »
A bona fide classic, this was from the last batch of Springbank 21yo before it reappeared in 2012 after a hiatus of seven years due to a shortage of aged casks at the distillery. One of the all-time greats.
A 25 year old bottling of Springbank, specially released to commemorate Frank McHardy's 40 years in distilling. Presented in a delightful wooden box, each of the 610 bottles is individually numbered and signed by the great man himself.
A 25 year old bottling released as part of the Millennium Set of releases from Springbank. The set comprised whiskies bottled at 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50 years of age. Anyone who collected the 6 received a free set of miniatures of the same. This was awarded and average of 91 points from 6 of the Malt Maniacs.
This is the 25 year old bottling from the much lauded Millennium Set of releases from Springbank. The set of 6 contained whiskies bottled at 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50 years of age. This particular bottling received an impressive average of 91 points from 6 of the Malt Maniacs.
A single cask 1970 vintage Springbank. Aged for 23 years in cask number 1766, the bottles carries delightful illustrations of the distillery buildings and equipment. This received a very respectable 90 points from Malt Maniac Ho-cheng Yao.
An old dumpy bottle of Springbank's famous 21 year old single malt. This is one of a series of bottlings of 21yo informally referred to as 'parchment label' that appeared in the late 1980s and early 1990s. This particular bottle is 75cl with a gold J. Archibald Mitchell motif on the label and has a great reputation amongst serious Springbank aficionados, with several scores in the 90s from the Malt Maniacs.