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 21 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
96 points
$210
Medium amber color. Aromas of chocolate-bourbon ball, newsprint, cinnamon roll, and licorice with a slightly chewy, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a warming, involved, long spice cake, spiced plums, peppercorns, biscuits with honey, and fire roasted grain finish. A richly flavored, robust Single Pot Still Whiskey that offers intricate caverns of flavor; dry, spicy, nuanced.
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 finish that shows accents of 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 finish with notes of orange and pineapple marmalades and panettone finish. A fantastically robust and fruity Irish whiskey.
REDBREAST 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
93 points
$60
Medium gold color. Fruity aromas of sweet pear, coconut cream, buttered waffles, apple chutney, apple blossom, apricot confection, and dark chocolate with a round, vibrant, fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, layered, very long forest fruit, salted toffee, tobacco, espresso bean, and ginger-honey finish. An Irish whiskey with exceptional length, crescendo-like acidity, and layers and layers of balanced flavors to discover.
REDBREAST 15 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
93 points
$90
Golden amber color. Aromas of salted nuts, peanut oil, waxy chocolate, amontillado sherry, and Proscuitto with a slightly chewy, crisp, fruity medium body and a tingling, captivating, medium-long chocolate chips, banana bread, powdered sugar, crushed nuts, and schezuan peppercorn finish. A nutty, sherry-lovers Irish Single Pot still whiskey that offers a unique twist on the style.
Midleton Dair Ghaelach Bluebell Forest Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
93 points
$280
Amber color. Aromas of peanuts in caramel, parchment, and nougat with a round, crisp, medium body and a peppery, medium-length chocolate-cherry granola, brown sugar, leather, and Swisher sweet finish. A complex and concentrated Single Pot Still Whiskey that will be a natural pairing to fine cigars.
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!
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 finish with impressions of 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
$39
Medium gold color. Aromas of gingerbread cookies, buttercream, cassis, spearmint, and spiced orange tea with a round, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, complex, long spice cake with caramel, chocolate covered nuts, and smoky dark roasted espresso finish. A robust and chewy Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey; a great standby for the connoisseur that will serve as a great nightcap or cigar pairing.