Meaning of single malt in English:

single malt


(also single malt whisky)
mass noun
  • Whisky unblended with any other malt.

    ‘Although most of the whisky available is owned by large multinationals, there is greater interest in older single malts and vintage dated whiskies.’
    • ‘I'm pretty sure he preferred whisky: single malts, no doubt.’
    • ‘Some of the new bourbon consumers are migrating from single malt Scotch and Irish whiskey.’
    • ‘A few nights ago my parents had a friend over for dinner and opened a very expensive bottle of single malt whiskey which they delicately poured into glasses with equal parts water and sipped with great excitement.’
    • ‘Over single malt whiskey and haggis, we reminisced over the Cubs' long losing history.’