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

Redbreast 27 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
100 points
$585
Amber color. Aromas of candied lemon and ginger, echinacea, toasted caraway seed, caponata, and sarsaparilla with a velvety, vibrant, dryish medium-full body and a warming, very complex, endless cola, eucalyptus, Chinese 5-spice, exotic woods, and creme brulée finish. The stylish, brooding Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey that will surely be unforgettable for the Whiskey connoisseur; a dapper extrovert that engulfs the senses.
Redbreast 21 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
96 points
$260
Gold color. Aromas and flavors of floral honey, flan and nougat, and spiced nuts in a cedar bowl with a supple, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a layered, very long finish revealing suggestions of dried tropical fruits, rich brown and peppery spices, granola with vanilla cream, and BBQ rub. A most-deserving Single Pot Still whiskey that delivers deliciousness with every sip.
Midleton Dair Ghaelach Bluebell Forest Tree 03 Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
96 points
$356
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of salted almonds, basque cake, thyme, and lavender with a satiny, vibrant, dry medium body and a warming, interesting, very long finish that shows impressions of leather, brown sugar, black tea, orange peel, and black licorice. A rich and sophisticated Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey that sets the standard for the category.
Powers Johns Lane 12 Year Old Single Pot Still  Irish Whiskey
94 points
$65
Gold color. Aromas and flavors of honeyed dried stone fruits and apple pie filling, fruit punch, frosted cereal, and raisin soda bread with a slightly chewy, fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, refreshing, long finish revealing notes of ginger-fig cookie, minerals and copper, and anise and spice. An artful dance of bright fruit and dry minerals makes this an interesting and worthy sipper.
Redbreast 12 Year Old Cask Strength Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey
94 points
$117
Golden amber color. Aromas and flavors of chai latte, red apple, butterscotch pot de creme, chocolate-covered toffee, tobacco, and roasted peanuts with a satiny, vibrant, dry medium-to-full body and a peppery, nuanced, long finish. A nutty and palate-pacifying Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey that delivers.
Powers Three Swallow Release Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
93 points
$45
Golden amber color. Aromas of roasted pecans and cashews, dried berries, banana custard, and ginger-orange marmalade with a velvety, crisp, dryish medium body and an even, subtle, long custardy mango, toasted challah, hints of sesame, and honey finish. A delight of a Single Pot Still Whiskey with bold complexity and memorable style.
Blue Spot 7 Year Old Cask Strength Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
93 points
$97
Gold color. Aromas of fresh croissants, honey glaze, and cardamom bun with a velvety, vibrant, light-to-medium body and a warming, amusing, medium-long black licorice, roasted pecans, toasted sesame, shortbread, and toffee finish. A toasty, fresh-baked treat of an Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey.
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.
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.
Redbreast 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey
92 points
$62
Gold color. Aromas of lemon marmalade, toasted almonds, golden apples, and honey on melons with a supple, crisp, dryish light body and a smooth, delightful, medium-long dried figs, chocolate chips, toffee, and tea with cream finish. A rock-solid Irish Single Pot Still Whiskey that’s light on its feet but lengthy on the palate.