Rich gold colour. Gentle nose, showing nuts and grain sweetness and perhaps a little peat. Medium bodied, honeyed and smooth malty flavours, drier woody notes appear on the finish.
Kilbeggan dates back to 1757 on this site making it the oldest continuously licensed distillery in the world.The Kilbeggan Distillery, in Co. Westmeath, fell silent in 1957, it was purchased by the Cooley Distillery in 1988. Production restarted at Kilbeggan in 2007 after 60 years using a refurbished pot still last used at the in the 19th century. Made in 1802 by Millar & Sons, Dublin for the old Tullamore Distillery the still was used there until the 1890s. A similar shape to the original stills at Kilbeggan, it was rescued by Cooley from the silent Tullamore and refurbished. A blend of fine malt and grain whiskies, at its heart is pot still whisky produced at the refurbished Kilbeggan distillery. Kilbeggan is distilled twice, first at Cooley, the second distillation takes place in their