Springbank 13 Green Review

This is a 13 year expression from Springbank that used organic barley (hence the “Green” name). It was aged in sherry casks and bottled at 46% ABV.

Nose: Loads of brine with honey and coriander, sawdust, pickled cabbage, lavender, and a fresh dairy note.

Palate: Honey with a spicy malt with a young, bright oak, mustard seeds, and old leather.

Finish: Pepper and dried oak linger for a bit – quite dry & short overall.

Rating: 84/100 – Pretty standard Springbank fare, albeit one with some interesting notes.

Value for the money: I believe these retailed for around $80 or so, and I’d probably pass at that price. I might buy if it was closer to $50-$60.

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