About Irish Blended Whiskey

About Irish Blended Whiskey
Blended Irish Whiskey is a blend of malt and grain whiskies made with column stills.

Top Picks for Irish Blended Whiskey

Jameson Bow Street 18 Year Old Cask Strength Irish Whiskey
96 points
$230
Light amber color. Aromas of toffee, rum-raisin ice cream, spice cookies, candy corn, and pecan praline with a velvety, vibrant, dry medium body and a graceful, intricate, long orange marmalade on fudge cake, jamon serrano, salted Marcona almonds, buttered brioche, wildflower honey, and sage finish. Excellent depth of flavor and memorable length, this rich and layered Irish Blended Whiskey objectively overdelivers for the category.
Midleton Very Rare 2017 Irish Whiskey
94 points
$155
Golden amber color. Attractive aromas and flavors of caramelized sweet agave, warm straw, sticky toffee pudding with raisins, charcoal, cherry cobbler with caramel, and ripe cantaloupe with a round, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, complex, long finish with accents of chicory smoke, dry rub, dried apricot, gingerbread cookies, orange confection, and white pepper finish. A lengthy and complex Irish blended whiskey worthy of a neat pour.
Awards: 2018 Best Irish Blended Whiskey
The Legendary Silkie Dark Irish Blended Whiskey
93 points
$42.99
Dark gold color. Aromas of grilled meyer lemons, incense, dates, iodine, black olives, and wheat crackers with a satiny, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a sleek, delightful, medium-long mesquite, bananas flambé, and marjoram finish. A peated Irish Blended Whiskey with unique flavors; a worthy dram sipped neat or mixed into thoughtful stirred cocktails.
93 points $42.99
Jameson Coopers Croze Irish Whiskey
93 points
$66
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of ripe melon, toffee, spiced rice pudding with figs, and orange cordial with a supple, crisp, dryish light body and an effortless, elegant, long finish with accents of toasted challah, marmalade, butter, and spiced honey finish. A toasty and pure Irish Whiskey with a lengthy finish; distinctively bright with unique and complex flavors.
Midleton Very Rare Irish Whiskey
93 points
$205
Gold color. Aromas and flavors of lacquer, orange blossom, rice candy, raisin, and baked apple with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light body and a smooth, amusing, relaxed finish that exhibits notes of melon, candied nuts, dark toast, and biscuit finish. A rock solid Irish whiskey with delicate nuance on the nose and silky sweetness on the palate.
Jameson Crested Irish Whiskey
92 points
$40
Gold color. Inviting aromas of lemon curd on toast, pickled ginger, peach pie with brown sugar crumble, black tea with cream, and bananas with a supple, crisp, dryish light body and a tingling, captivating, medium-length golden apple, cinnamon, treacle, and honeyed biscuit finish. A cheerful and smoothly textured Blended Whiskey.
Midleton 2019 Very Rare Irish Whiskey
92 points
$197
Golden amber color. Sweet aromas and flavors of toffee popcorn, caramel-drizzled nuts, buttered toast, and bruleed apple with a supple, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a smooth, medium-length finish with accents of Ritz crackers, honey, sarsaparilla, and candied ginger finish. A ridiculously velvety Irish Blended Whiskey with a memorable buttery finish; the gentlest of drams.
Jameson 18 Year Old Irish Whiskey
92 points
$205
Gold color. Grainy aromas of porridge, maple drizzle, and toasted almonds with a supple, bright, dryish light body and a tingling, brisk buttered toast and salted toffee finish. A super-smooth Blended Irish Whiskey with luxurious tone.
Kirkland Signature Blended Irish Whiskey
92 points
$27.99
Gold color. Aromas of rice cakes, thai hot chile sauce, nougat, and sugared banana with a satiny, dry-yet-fruity full body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length fudge brownies, creme, buttery caramel, and apple pie finish. A rock solid blended Irish Whiskey with a cookies and cream-like appeal.
92 points $27.99
The Dublin Liberties Oak Devil Irish Blended Whiskey
92 points
$35
Brilliant gold color. Attractive aromas and flavors of almond brittle, botan rice candy, cola, carob, freshly made kasha with brown sugar, and sweet corn with a glycerous, vibrant, fruity medium body and a peppery, interesting, long finish with notes of caramel-coated peanuts, toffee with sea salt, vanilla frozen custard, and grilled pineapple on toasty biscuit finish. A very tasty Irish Blended Whisky that overperforms for its category; rich, lengthy, and worthy of a Glencairn.