Springbank 20 Year Old Bottling Hall Dinner 2017

Springbank 20 Year Old Bottling Hall Dinner 2017
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Winning bid: £540.00
Lot number: 084-4953

For a period, Campbeltown was the undisputed Whisky Capital of World, boasting over 30 distilleries operating simultaneously at its peak. Locally available peat, barley and coal, coupled with a quick steamship service to Glasgow meant this thriving industry lasted into the early 20th Century. Alas; ultimately (and perhaps inevitably) it proved unsustainable, and by 1935 the bubble had well and truly burst, with only Springbank and Glen Scotia distilleries remaining.

The family owned Springbank is unique in that it remains the only distillery in Scotland where 100% of the production process is carried out on site, and while it produces three distinct styles (in Springbank, Longrow, and Hazelburn), its eponymous Springbank expression still accounts for the lion's share of production. A medium peated, two and a half times distilled spirit, Springbank is complex, robust and never boring!

This expression was exclusively available to those who attended the 2017 Bottling Hall Dinner, that formed part of the Springbank festival.

Bottled: 2017

Age: 20 years old

Cask Type: Recharred Sherry Butt

59.9% ABV / 70cl

Please note minor wear to label.

Please examine all images of the lot, any packaging and labels carefully and satisfy yourself as to their condition before making a bid.

Featured in: The 84th Auction (March 23 – April 1, 2018)
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