Kilbeggan Single Grain

Single Grain

Kilbeggan // Ireland

community rating

3 out of 5 stars
( 89 )

Released in late June 2017, this single grain whiskey will first be made available in the US. It is made from 94% corn and 6% malted barley. The initial maturation is done in ex-bourbon barrels with further finishing in a marriage of ex-bourbon and various fortified wine barrels. Bottled at 43% ABV.

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  • 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
    ex-bourbon and various fortified wine barrels

Tasting Notes

"The aroma begins with a lemon tart complete with pastry shell. There's a bit of vanilla custard there as well. These flavors continue on the palate where the grain flavors reveal themselves a bit more. It's easy to drink with a gentle cinnamon bite to end the dram. Certainly something you could mix with, but don't overlook drinking it neat especially on a warm day. Good value."

Score 84

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