About Single Malt Whisky

About Single Malt Whisky
Single malt whisky is a whisky made from a fermented mash consisting entirely of malted barley and produced exclusively at a single distillery. Single malts can be produced in various countries, each with their own specific regulations.

Top Picks for Single Malt Whisky

Kavalan Artist Series: Paul Chiang French Wine Cask Single Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky
98 points
Copper color. Spicy aromas and flavors of molasses cookie, pumpkin loaf, cola, and chai latte with a round, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-full body and a warming, complex, very long finish with notes of tropical tea, grapefruit, and fruit and nut press. A distinctively tropical Single Malt with endlessly satisfying complexity.
98 points $159.99
Kavalan Sky Gold Wine Cask Matured Single Cask Single Malt Whisky
95 points
Dark amber color. Inviting aromas and flavors of roasted peach, pound cake, marzipan, brown sugar, and black tea with a velvety, bright, dryish full body and a warming, thought-provoking, endless finish with elements of dates, hints of white flowers, dark chocolate, and aniseed. A deliciously integrated, velvety Whisky with an evolving and endlessly satisfying finish.
95 points $119.99
Amrut Fusion Indian Single Malt Whisky
94 points
Brilliant gold color. Aromas and flavors of praline, delicately smoky embers, butter pecan gelato, and meadow blossoms with a silky, lively, fruity medium-to-full body and a warming, very long finish with overtones of frosted vanilla cake with mango-pineapple compote, rich brown spices, minerals, and cedar. A wonderfully poised and delicately peaty Single Malt destined to provide plentiful pleasure in your glass.
Kavalan Earth Silver Wine Cask Matured Single Cask Single Malt Whisky
94 points
Dark amber color. Aromas and flavors of dark chocolate, carob, salted cajeta, marcona almond, dark berry jam, dill, and molasses with a slightly chewy, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a peppery, very complex, very long finish with suggestions of ripe plum and nut butter. Intense caramelized flavors enthrall the palate while nuances of dark juicy fruits offer complexity and distinction.
94 points $119.99
Kavalan Ex-Bourbon Oak Single Malt Whisky
94 points
Gold color. Inviting aromas of warm sesame bun, juicy plum, roasted peach, caramel, and sea salt with a round, vibrant, dry medium-full body and a warming, very complex, long ripe kiwi, dark chocolate with roasted almonds, carob, and black licorice finish. An unwavering Single Malt that delivers power, length and an elegantly tropical vibe.
94 points $128.99
Amrut Classic Single Malt Indian Whisky
93 points
Gold color. Aromas and flavors of brown butter and banana meringue pie, suede and cedar dust, sautéed almonds, and soy soaked dates with a round, vibrant, fruity medium-full body and a warming, intricate, very long finish evoking notes of toffee, black licorice, pecan pie a la mode, and saddle leather. A superb Single Malt with gobs of delicious fruit and savory oak notes.
Kavalan Oloroso Sherry Oak Single Malt Whisky
93 points
Amber color. Aromas of candied almonds, sorghum, soy, spice cake, and chestnut honey with a round, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and an effortless, compelling, medium-long chocolate biscuit, flan, and brazil nuts finish. A nutty, sherried Whisky for fans of the style.
93 points $153.99
Coperies French Single Malt Whisky
92 points
Golden amber color. Aromas of rich biscuit, nutty wheat germ, roasted peach on toasted oats, hints of molasses, and honeyed raisins with a round, vibrant, dryish medium-to-full body and a smooth, intricate, long cultured butter on crusty sourdough baguette, condensed milk, and honey-wheat scone finish. A rich and chewy Single Malt with great length and a stylish, grain-centric body.
Stauning Smoke Single Malt Whisky
92 points
Gold color. Grainy aromas and flavors of whole grain bread dough, roasted sesame, cedar, arugula, incense, and wet barrel with a round, crisp, medium body and a tingling, medium-length finish displaying accents of green peppercorns. A young, zesty Whisky with a flashy, oaky style.
King Car 40th Anniversary Selected Wine Cask Matured Single Malt Whisky
92 points
Dark amber color. Nutty aromas and flavors of sesame brittle, hints of olives, darkest chocolate, and hazelnut with a satiny, vibrant, dryish medium-to-full body and a smooth, complex, medium-long finish that exhibits touches of caramel, starfruit, ripe peach, and spiced honey. A bold and distinctive sensory journey for flavor-seekers.
92 points $139.99