Springbank 18 Year
Peated Single Malt
Springbank // Campbeltown, Scotland
At one time, Campbeltown was once known as the Whisky Capital of the World as there were more than 30 active distilleries on the small peninsula of Kintyre in Southwestern Scotland. There are now just three. The 18 Year old expression from one of those distilleries, Springbank, is predominately aged in ex sherry wood with the remainder aged in ex bourbon barrels.
Peated Single Malt100% malted barley from a single distillery. Dried with peat.
Cask Typeex sherry (80%) & ex bourbon
"Rich ripe red fruits such as raspberries greet you on the nose along with chocolate and baking spices. The moderately oily whisky has gentle peat smoke throughout and displays a slight tropical edge to it with notes of coconut and banana. The finish flaunts sea salt tinged bitter dark chocolate."