Kilbeggan 1946 Irish Whiskey

Kilbeggan 1946 Irish Whiskey

Kilbeggan 1946

Irish Whiskey

The old Kilbeggan distillery ceased production in the 1950’s but the adjoining warehouse hanger continued in service until the distillery was reopened as a visitor centre in recent years.

Kilbeggan 1946 is a limited release of what may well be the very last cask of original Kilbeggan whiskey which was distilled and laid down at the old distillery in 1946. Only 480 individually numbered bottles were produced in 1980 by the Uisce Beatha Company London, making this a very affordable and collectable piece of Irish Whiskey history.

I have not tasted this very rare 1946 expression my self, however I have spoken to some older friends from the Tullamore and Kilbeggan area who remember it as as an exceptionally smooth and polished whiskey. We’d love to hear about and share tasting notes here if you have been lucky enough to sample the current Kilbeggan 1946.

Irish Whiskey Kilbeggan Truck
Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey Truck

Kilbeggan 1946 Whiskey Tasting Notes

  • Nose: Awaiting tasting by Stuart.
  • Taste: Awaiting tasting by Stuart.
  • Finish: Awaiting tasting by Stuart.

Stuart Says

We are one of the few Irish Whiskey websites carrying a listing for the last of these very rare and very special pieces of Irish Midlands and Irish Whiskey history. A bottle of Kilbeggan 1946 would be money well spent by the right person.
I’ve awarded Kilbeggan 1946 a provisional Five Pooka Irish Whiskey Classification based on it’s historical importance alone.

The sales link below is to the highly respected Whiskey Exchange in the UK.

Kilbeggan 1946 Whiskey Fact File

Brand Name: Kilbeggan
Name: Kilbeggan 1946 34 Year Old Whiskey bottled in 1980.
ABV: 42.3%
Age Statement: 34 Years Old
Whiskey Type: Kilbeggan Single Malt
Cask Type: Bourbon Casks
Pooka Scale: Five Pooka

Five Pooka Kilbeggan 1946 Irish Whiskey
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Kilbeggan 1946 / 34 Year Old


Stuart Says

I’m still gathering and researching information on this very special Kilbeggan whiskey. I’d love to hear from anyone who owns or has tasted a bottle.

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All of the “buy online” links on give you a chance to buy Kilbeggan 1946 34 Year Old Irish Whiskey online from Amazon, Whiskey Exchange or the Master of Malt for which we are affiliates. Each of these reputable vendors will then process your order securely and deliver your Bushmills Original Irish Whiskey directly to you to enjoy. Stuart says – “you will enjoy”.

Kilbeggan 1946 Irish Whiskey