After a few IBs and a barrel pick it's time we reviewed an OB! So what better OB than the one that was my introduction to Campbeltown whisky with the Springbank 15! I know Springbank is notorious for some pretty substantial variance between bottlings, and I'm happy to report that I got a phenomenal one!

1.4 (Tawny)


Glacéed apricots, grilled apples, muddy/earthy field, light ethanol with a sweetness as it tails off


Medium/thick mouthfeel, smoky stone fruit, light peat on retrohale, just a beautifully balanced dram from smoke to sweet


Long, warm embrace; exceptional transition from malty to sweet to smoky which has you reaching for the bottle to pour some more

Just a wonderful dram. Wonderful balance between sweet and smoky with a great mouthfeel and a loooong finish. Given I've set my standard for the difference between "Good" and "Great" as a "pour that I'm still thinking about the next day," this one definitely made it into that "Great" tier. Can't wait to explore some more Campbelltown releases! If you enjoyed this review, check out my IG review page and shoot me a follow over at !


88 / 100
0-50 Subpar 51-60 Drinkable 61-70 Decent 71-80 Good 81-90 Great 91-100 Fantastic


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