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Kilbeggan Small Batch Rye

  • ABV:

    43%

  • Price:
    $$$$$
  • Raided Score: 76
  • Publication: Drink Hacker
  • Excerpt: To call this a unique Irish whiskey is certainly an understatement. It’s not remotely similar to classic Irish styles — be they single pot still or otherwise — so fans of the genre may want to tread lightly.
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  • Raided Score: 81
  • Publication: The Whiskey Reviewer
  • Excerpt: As you’d expect, the Kilbeggan Small Batch Rye flavor profile is notably much softer than our traditional American rye whiskies. However, what’s interesting here is the combination of rye, malt and barley delivers a smooth, creamy, oily-like juice with a stiffening rye spiciness that makes this whiskey stand out from traditional Irish whiskey.
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  • Raided Score: 84
  • Publication: Whisky Rant
  • Excerpt: Easy to drink, sweet and smooth whiskey with a rye twist. Bought it with 27 euros, bang for buck dram if you ask me! Palate gives most of its rye notes, aromas and finish don’t.
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  • Raided Score: 93
  • Publication: Distiller
  • Excerpt: Add ginger and vanilla to the mix and a refreshing bitter bite at the bottom and you have a remarkable and toothsome Irish rye - a welcome addition to any rye lover's cabinet.
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  • Raided Score: 90
  • Publication: Whiskey Wash
  • Excerpt: Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey Small Batch Rye was a surprising expression and a unique take on rye whiskey. I liked the balance brought on by the sweetness from the malted barley and subtle rye spice.
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