Paid: $50 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Springbank
Mashbill: 100% malted barley
Aged For: NAS
Cask Type: Ex-bourbon (Could be other casks similar to the CV but I couldn’t confirm)
Chill Filtered: No
Color Added: No
Color: Pale gold
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn.
Nose: Honey, gentle smoke, vanilla, brine
Mouthfeel: Medium body
Palate/Taste:Sweet vanilla, and pepper with a hint of smoke
Finish: Medium length and warmth, oak and barley malt with seaside air
Thoughts: A little less complex than the CV, lacking the same minerality, but still good.
Score: 84 out of 100