The Springbank 10

May 18, 2014

Tasting notes: I’m sitting in the lowboy of my hot towel in the NSA, fresh from a safari, writing this revamp of the Springback iOs on my iFun. Wait! This autocorrect [...]

The Springbank 21 Year Old Lombard

March 4, 2014

Tasting notes: The Springbank 21 Lombard nose opens with wool socks washed in brined and herbed room-temperature de-pulped orange juice. Experimental plants designed to [...]

The SMWS 27.97

December 1, 2012

[Here is another in a long line of current offerings from the Scotch Malt Whisky Society.  We didn’t get to the last batch in time and were lost.  Alas.  But [...]

The Springbank CV

February 18, 2012

Tasting notes:  What does this “CV” mean?  Does it indicate 105 proof in Roman numerals?  No, it’s a standard 46% ABV.  Is it “Cape Verde”?  No, this is a [...]

The Springbok 15

September 26, 2010

Okay, okay–so John and Stephen may have fooled me with the Glenellen, coming so close after the Glenlivet and the Glenfiddich 18, but what do they think I am? A moron? [...]