Isle of Jura Boutique Barrels 1997 Loire Rosé Sparkling Wine Finish

Thanks to the Toronto Whisky Society for hosting this event, and to /u/devoz for picking out the lineup. Alright feeling more confident now. Why? Because we’re talking about Isle of Jura. And because that distillery holds a special place in my heart. And not just due to the buildup of platelets near my left ventricle. The first whisky I […]

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Isle of Jura Prophecy

One okay Jura deserves another. That’s what my ancestor’s used to say… until they were horribly maimed by Islanders who felt losing their land was an affront. But enough about my checkered ancestry, first up I’d like to thank /u/Devoz[1] from the bottom of my potentially sinned family heart for a sample of this dram. […]

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Isle of Jura 10 Origin

In my continuing reviews of Scotch from the land of Ook, I happened upon a Bargain Booze establishment near where we’re staying. And let me tell you, Bargain booze here is so refreshing from the prices back home. Jura distillery doesn’t get much love on this subreddit. They tend to buck trends and launch a […]

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Jura 18 Battlehill

Hey all, quick review before the first day of Fanexpo. Depending on the bar we end up at tonight, I may have one tomorrow as well. Is it obvious that I’m in vacation mode now? Trust me, it’s like alcoholic mode, yet it doesn’t last a long time, I sleep in my own bed, my […]

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Isle of Jura Superstition

Jura; has there ever been a more maligned distillery on /r/Scotch[1] ? Well yes, it’s called Bowmore, and they’re generally not liked, however that doesn’t really help my opening line, as I reviewed Jura Superstition. So for now, let’s pretend everyone loves Bowmore. Okay, stop pretending that, it’s scary, and we shouldn’t do that. Back […]

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