About Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey

About Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey
Single pot still whiskey is an in Irish whiskey made at a single distillery from a mixed mash of malted barley and unmalted "green" barley in a pot still.

Top Picks for Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey

Midleton Dair Ghaelach Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
97 points
$200
Medium amber color. Complex aromas of vanilla-almond and dandelion, lime leaf, blackberry and currant, men’s cologne, and pottery with a glycerous, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity full body and a peppery, massive, endless butterscotch drenched cherries and cola, fresh new Orleans praline and resin, spearmint, baby’s breath and tobacco leaf, allspice, and clove and nutmeg-kissed pastry finish. A gentleman’s club of a dram dripping with mystery, richness, and a perfect balance of power and grace.
Awards: 2017 Best Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey
REDBREAST 12 Year Old Cask Strength Single Pot Still  Irish Whiskey
96 points
$85
Bright golden amber color. Fruity aromas and flavors of freshly sliced apple, browned shortbread pie crust and licorice candy, roses and pear skin, and pineapple and ripe sour cherry with a slightly chewy, lively, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a hot, complex, very long fluffy honey nougat and fruit cocktail syrup, milk chocolate with roasted nuts, apple crumble and burned orange peel, and sweet butterscotch and green peppercorn finish. A satisfying blend of nuance and indulgence.
Midleton Barry Crockett Legacy Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
96 points
Clear gold color. Creamy, fruity, spicy aromas and flavors of peach custard and granola, pineapple buttercream, spicy praline, and orange cola and blossoms with a round, vibrant, fruity medium-full body and a warming, very complex, very long orange and pineapple marmalades and panettone finish. A fantastically robust and fruity Irish whiskey.
REDBREAST 21 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
95 points
$150
Clear golden amber color. Fruity aromas and flavors of orange zest custard, marzipan, caramel and cinnamon-sugar sprinkle, and honey baked apple with a satiny, vibrant, dryish medium body and a peppery, amusing, medium-long cinnamon Danish, alpine herbs, wax paper, and fine leather finish. A powerful and commanding Irish single pot still whiskey.
Powers 12 Year Old Johns Lane Release Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey
94 points
Dark light gold color. Fruity aromas and flavors of caramelized fruits and nuts, chocolate frosting, and rich baking spices with a vibrant, fruity medium-full body and a warming, elegant, long spicy fruit cake and minerals finish. A rich, spicy Irish single pot still whiskey that is sure to please.
REDBREAST 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
93 points
$40
Clear golden amber color. Spicy, toasty aromas and flavors of geranium, cinnamon sugar and cordite, vanilla scented honey, and toasted Hawaiian roll with a round, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-full body and a peppery, elaborate, long red and black licorice, constant comment tea, ginger and white pepper, and white miso and prosciutto finish. A skillfully aged Irish single pot still whiskey with big oak influence and giant, kingly character.
REDBREAST 15 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
93 points
$70
Medium golden amber color. Grainy aromas of multigrain bread and poached pear with banana with a round, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a peppery, interesting, medium-long toasted marshmallow, graham cracker, grape jelly with almond butter, and Serrano ham with peppercorns finish. A drying and masculine whiskey.
Yellow Spot 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
93 points
Light gold color. Fruity, attractive aromas and flavors of spumoni gelato, white mint toffee, pickled cucumber, and sweet and peppery spices with a silky, lively, off-dry medium body and a warming, intricate, long panettone, leather and cigar box, licorice, and clay and putty finish. A vivacious, spicy Irish whiskey for all occasions.
Powers Three Swallow Release Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
92 points
$35
Clear golden amber color. Nutty aromas of salted walnut, almond meal, coriander, and cedar with a satiny, vibrant, dryish medium body and a peppery, complex, medium-long dark caramel, bruleed tangerine, grape nuts, and sweet cream finish. A rich and lasting Irish single pot still whiskey for contemplative sipping or celebrating.
Powers Signature Release Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
92 points
$45
Gold color. Lively, attractive, fruity aromas of spicy fruit cake, banana custard, caramelized pecans, and wildflower patch with a soft, lively, fruity medium body and a tingling, delightful, long peppery spices and oak finish. A complex and flavorful Irish whiskey that makes a big impact.