Kilbeggan is a blended Irish whiskey made at the distillery of the same name in County Westmeath. One of the two stills used in the production is the oldest working whisk(e)y-producing Pot Still in the world, dating from the first half of the 19th century. This is an elegant, sweet and malty blend.
Taste Slightly sweet, well rounded, honeyed, biscuity malt with gentle spice.
Aftertaste Burnt macaroon-like notes to a honeyed malty finish with gentle toasted spicy oak. All too quaffable and easy.
Diffordsguide rating - 4.5/5
Producer's Tasting Notes
Colour: Rich Gold
Nose: Traces of sweet oloroso with sweet malt that overpowers the clean grain.
Taste: The malt moves freely around the palate picking up sweet honey notes. The grain comes into play a little later to form a smooth middle.
Finish: The dryness persists with some genuine woody oak tones coming through.
Customer Reviews: (5 reviews)
The ideal whiskey to put in your hip flask for a cold and windy Winter day.
- Pat, Yesterday
I want to tell you just how good all the kilbeggan whiskey ranges are I was always a single malt drinker but over the last 5 years I have been calling into the kilbeggan distillery whenever in Ireland and will buy 5 or 6 bottles of whiskey from here this visit I bought some 7 bottles the flavour is smooth with a bit of bite and leaves a little tingling on the tongue I cannot put into words the smell its sweet I promise you you will not regret trying this whiskey
- Brett uk , 14th October
This tastes a lot like Bourbon whiskey to me. I guess that this is caused by the fact it is soley matured in ex-Bourbon wood. In any case, I highly recommend this whiskey to those looking for a whiskey with a lot of Bourbon influence.
- Juergen - Netherlands, 18th Dec '12
What a pleasant surprise! I was about to buy a bottle of scotch single malt (again), but decided to give a chance to Kilbeggan. I'm glad I did. Astonishing balanced sherry influence backed by curious soft oak. The finish is long and little dry, very rare indeed in blended whiskies.
- Mikko, 12th Aug '11
Seriously,what a enjoyable whiskey,i'm generally a toffee nosed scotch malt drinker but this particular irish blend will make you realise just exactly what your missing,it's simply a pleasure to drink.
- S.P.Bristol (badger), 6th May '10
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