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Kilbeggan

Kilbeggan
Small Batch Rye Irish Whiskey

Category: Irish Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: Ireland
Alcohol: 43%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$34

Kilbeggan
Small Batch Rye Irish Whiskey

Category: Irish Whiskey

Date Tasted:
Country: Ireland
Alcohol: 43%
Gold color. Fruity aromas of ripe peaches, shortcake, baked pineapple, candied ginger, and bread pudding with a satiny, vibrant, dry light-to-medium body and a warming, intricate, very long marmalade, melon, seeded dinner rolls, white peppercorns, lilac, and grilled tartlettes finish. A fantastic Irish Whiskey with lively fruit aromas and a complex, blossoming palate; engaging.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Fruity, Complex & Rich
Aroma Aroma: ripe peaches, shortcake, baked pineapple, candied ginger, and bread pudding
Taste Flavor: marmalade, melon, seeded dinner rolls, white peppercorns, lilac, and grilled tartlettes
Smoothness Smoothness: Warming
Finish Finish: Normal
Enjoy Enjoy: neat, on the rocks and with cigars
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A fantastic Irish Whiskey with lively fruit aromas and a complex, blossoming palate; engaging.

The Producer or Importer

Beam Suntory Inc.

The Producer or  Importer
222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza Ste. 1600
Chicago, IL 60654
USA

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Irish Whiskey

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Serve in a Glencairn Ganadian Whisky Glass
Irish whiskeys, both blended and malt, are usually triple distilled through both column and pot stills, although there are a few exclusively pot-distilled brands. Irish Pure Pot Still Whiskey is generally labeled as such. Otherwise, Irish whiskeys are a mix of pot and column-distilled whiskeys. Irish Malt Whiskey is likewise so designated. Standard Irish Whiskey is a blend of malt and grain whiskies.