• Jura distillery was founded in 1810 and is located on the island of Jura in the Inner Hebrides off the West Coast of Scotland.
  • It is owned by Whyte and Mackay.
June 28, 2024

Isle of Jura Red Wine Cask Finish

Jura Red Wine Cask Edition comes from the Isle of Jura distillery and like the name states, it’s been finished in wine casks. Before its wine cask finish, aged in American white oak bourbon barrels. This expression really intrigued me since I’ve never been able to fully enjoy Jura whiskies. Whether […]
February 24, 2015

Mackinlay’s Shackleton Rare Old Highland Malt review

In 2006, The New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust found three cases of Chas Mackinlay & Co’s whisky in the ice under Ernest Shackleton’s hut. Shackleton made an expedition to Antarctic in 1907-1909. The expedition didn’t go well, forcing Shackleton to abandon their hut and leave stuff behind – including the whisky […]
October 8, 2014

Isle of Jura Prophecy review

Prophecy is a peated Jura released in small batches. Matured in (French) Limousine oak casks and finished in 1989 Oloroso Sherry butts from Gonzalez Byass. Needless to say, with phenolic level of 35 ppm, this Jura is powerful with peat. And even though spicy, it’s not like the usual Jura […]