About Irish Single Grain Whiskey

About Irish Single Grain Whiskey
Single grain Irish whiskeys, like their Scottish grain whisky cousins, are whiskies that are only made with corn or other non-barley grains. They are usually triple distilled through either column or pot stills or both.

Top Picks for Irish Single Grain Whiskey

Kilbeggan Single Grain Irish Whiskey
90 points
Light gold color. Creamy aromas of vanilla caramel, egg nog, cream puff, condensed milk, and fresh cut grass with a velvety, crisp, off-dry light-to-medium body and a smooth, engaging, medium-long sweet baking spice, anise biscotti, and creme brulee finish. A decadent Irish Single Grain Whiskey that offers layers of creamy, custardy flavors; an excellent nightcap.
90 points $29.99
METHOD AND MADNESS Single Grain Irish Whiskey
88 points
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of raisins, allspice, molasses, milk toast, Gardetto’s snack mix, and epoxy with a satiny, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a warming, nuanced, medium-long finish that exhibits suggestions of roasted hazelnuts, berry preserves, and cinnamon smoke. A complex and very interesting spirit with dark notes of raisins and molasses.
Egan’s Vintage Single Grain Irish Whiskey
85 points
Light gold color. Aromas of cafe au lait, toasted hazelnut, and toasted coconut with a silky, crisp, dry light-to-medium body and a warming, medium-long parchment, flower waters, and marzipan finish. An aperitif-style Irish Single Grain Whiskey best for beautifully garnished highballs before the meal.
85 points $40.42