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
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of sticky buns, peach pastry, chocolate coated toffee, crystalized ginger, cherry stone, pineapple cordial, and celery seed with a round, vibrant, fruity fat body and a nuanced, very long dark chocolate with crystallized violet petals, peanut butter caramel filled pretzel sandwich, orange peel, and coriander finish. A mouthwatering Irish Single Pot Still whiskey that will be difficult to drink in moderation.
Awards: 2018 Best Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey
Midleton Dair Ghaelach Bluebell Forest Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
94 points
$260
Light gold color. Aromas of toasted marshmallow, ghee, apricot, saffron, earthy tea, gingerbread, and fresh cut grass with a round, lively, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a warming, interesting, long pear and banana taffies, orange liqueur, wheat thins, and plum butter finish. A potent Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey for contemplative sipping.
Powers Signature Release Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
93 points
$50
Gold color. Aromas of ripe apples, tobacco, ripe honeydew melon, caramel, fig bar, and burnt orange with a round, vibrant, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, subtle, very long grilled bread, compound butter, Peychaud’s bitters, allspice, and ginger finish. A terrifically balanced Single Pot Still whiskey with excellent concentration and length; sip this!
REDBREAST 15 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
93 points
$70
Gold color. Inviting aromas of green cardamom, blackberry pie, cedar, and sherry kisses with a round, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a peppery, complex, long cinnamon tea, chocolate genache, brown butter, molasses, and soy glazed nuts finish. A distinctive oak presence and rich, spicy character tilt this chewy whiskey in the direction of connoisseurs.
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 12 Year Old Johns Lane Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey
92 points
$50
Bright amber color. Aromas of satsuma orange, bergamot, red apples, coconut-clove, warm croissant, and sweet yogurt with berry topping with a round, vibrant, fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, intricate, very long teriyaki, molasses, butter-pecan, honey-graham cracker, and dark chocolate finish. A concentrated Irish whiskey with a lengthy, chewy finish that will satisfy seekers of excellence.
Green Spot Chateau Montelena Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
92 points
$55
Bright peach orange color. Grainy aromas of toasted barley and oats, pomegranate molasses, heather, and cucumber-mint with a round, lively, fruity medium-to-full body and an interesting, long salted marcona almonds, sherry glaze, plump raisins, and honeydew melon finish. A robust wine-influenced Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey that offers a unique and distinctive pour; opens up with drops of water.