Kilbeggan 8 Year Single Grain

Single Grain

Kilbeggan // Ireland

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 44 )

After Beam Suntory purchased the Cooley Distillery and its brands, it was decided to replace the Greenore 8 Year bottling with this Kilbeggan 8 Year Single Grain. It is column-distilled from 100% corn mash-bill at the Cooley Distillery and aged at the Kilbeggan Distillery in ex-bourbon barrels. It was launched in travel-retail at the beginning of 2015.

  • age
    8 Year
  • Cost
  • abv
  • Single Grain
    Distilled from a grain or mixture of grains, usually corn, wheat, or barley from one distillery, if Scotch or Irish must be aged for at least three years in barrels.
  • Cask Type

Tasting Notes

"The nose finds menthol and hay along with vanilla and caramel. A little slick on the palate, you'll find pine, maple, and more vanilla notes. The finish is not very complex, but finishes dry with a touch of char smoke."

Score 83

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