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 Knockrath Forest Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey
97 points
$380
Amber color. Aromas of crisp peanut candies, butterscotch, roasted almonds and walnuts, leather, and spiced wine with a round, vibrant, dry medium-to-full body and a warming, massive, endless jamon iberico, oolong tea, caramel latte, and toasted hazelnut biscotti finish. A truly delicious Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey with an elegant and persistent finish of delicate herbs and cured meats; outstanding and conversation-worthy.
Redbreast 21 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
96 points
$230
Amber color. Aromas and flavors of salted Marcona almonds, palo cortado sherry, raisins, chocolate ganache, caramel, and leather with a round, vibrant, dry medium-to-full body and a peppery, very complex, very long finish with notes of yuzu marmalade, lime leaf, tobacco, peppery rye, galangal, and coconut-drizzled caramel. A stunningly complex Whiskey with a powerful crescendo of flavor that lifts the imbiber to new hedonic heights; an exceptional dram.
Kilbeggan Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
93 points
$44
Gold color. Aromas of candied apricot, peach tea, ginger, honeyed biscuit, and hints of lavender with a slightly chewy, vibrant, dryish medium-to-full body and a smooth, subtle, long chocolate covered malt ball, carob, and whipped cream finish. A vivacious Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey with undulating high notes of peach and ginger with sultry, chocolatey undertones.
Redbreast 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
93 points
$65
Amber color. Aromas and flavors of chocolate wafer cookies, carob, raisins, cherry stone, and spiced shortbread with a supple, lively, fruity medium body and a tingling, long finish that exhibits nuances of roasted nuts, toffee, hints of cured meats, and herbed black olives. A deliciously complex and balanced Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey with notes of dried fruits and toffee complimented by savory hints of olive and prosciutto; a must-try.
Redbreast 12 Year Old Cask Strength Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
93 points
$65
Gold color. Aromas of toasted coconut, spiced rice pudding, roasted apricot, and candied orange with a round, lively, dryish medium-to-full body and a peppery, complex, long dark chocolate covered almonds, clove, tobacco, raisins, mint tea, and lemon pepper finish. A bold Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey with a sweet melange of spices and dried fruits.
REDBREAST 15 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
93 points
$100
Light amber color. Aromas of kettle corn, toffee-coated peanuts, herb focaccia, and fine cigars with a supple, vibrant, dry full body and a smooth, intricate, long salted Marcona almond, rich creamy caramel, dried fruit, and sesame toast finish. A complex and undulating Single Pot Still Whiskey for slow sipping.
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!
Powers Three Swallow Release Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
92 points
$48
Brilliant gold color. Aromas of toffee, candied orange, spiced honey, and rice cakes with a round, lively, dryish medium-to-full body and a warming, layered, medium-long creme anglaise, candy corn, candied and peppered almonds, crystalized ginger, and leather finish. A complex and bright Irish Whiskey with classic flavors that pop on the palate.
Powers 12 Year Old Johns Lane Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
92 points
$60
Amber color. Aromas of ripe red apples, strawberry pastry, custard, and honey-roasted nuts with a satiny, vibrant, dry medium body and a peppery, complex, very long salted almond, sherry, candied apricots, and ginger-spiced chutney finish. A vibrant spirit with outgoing notes of fruit and nutty sherry.