Tasting Notes / Bottles from Jura



Jura (Young Peaty Jura - RMW)
Jura (Young Peaty Jura - RMW)

I don't plan to look back at previously tasted whiskies unless like this one i find my tasting notes.

Jura 10 Year Old
Jura 10 Year Old

This is the original Isle of Jura 10 Year Old not the new Isle of Jura Origin (10 Year Old) which i believe is different.

Jura 10 Year Old (circa 1980s)
Jura 10 Year Old (circa 1980s)

I love Jura whisky and I know there are a number of my fellow bloggers out there that do too, one such blogger is Johanne McInnes (@whiskylassie) from Whisky Lassie blog in Canada

Jura 10 Year Old (Origin)
Jura 10 Year Old (Origin)

Isle of Jura 10 Year Old (Origin) version an updated version of the 10 year old i tried previously.

Jura 15 Year Old Mountain of Gold
Jura 15 Year Old Mountain of Gold

The Isle of Jura 15Yr Old Mountain of Gold is part of a 3 bottle series celebrating the

Jura 15 Year Old Mountain of the Sound
Jura 15 Year Old Mountain of the Sound

Everyone know that Jura is my favourite distillery so I was totally excited when Johanne (@whiskylassie) from The Perfect Whisky Match blog

Jura 16 Aced in Port Casks (Murray McDavid)
Jura 16 Aced in Port Casks (Murray McDavid)

So This little cracker was tasted at the Ballygrant Inn whilst on my #IslayRoadTrip with Steve (@steveprentice) from Somerset Whisky Blog and Jon (@dvdbloke) from Scotch and Sci-fi

Jura 16 Year Old
Jura 16 Year Old

Isle of Jura 16 Year Old or The Duirachs Own as it is known on the Isle is a stunning dram.

Jura 1976 - Feith A Chaorainn
Jura 1976 - Feith A Chaorainn

This Jura 1976 - Feith A' Chaorainn has for a while now been out of my reach but i managed to taste it recently and i was both a little impressed and a little disappointed.

Jura 1976-2012 (Berry Bros & Rudd)
Jura 1976-2012 (Berry Bros & Rudd)

I was really disappointed at the time to have missed out on the Berry Bros and Rudd twitter tasting

Jura 1977
Jura 1977

When this Isle of Jura 1977 was first announced i was excited by a few things,

Jura 1984 (2014 Release)
Jura 1984 (2014 Release)

It's always an exciting time when i see that my favourite distillery, Jura, have released something new and interesting and this Jura 1984 is certainly both new and interesting.

Jura 1993 Sherry JI Finish
Jura 1993 Sherry JI Finish

This Jura whisky is part of the Boutique Barrels collection and this sample was recieved from my good friend Yoav (@yoavgel) from Whisky Gospel.

Jura 1996 Boutique Barrel - 2010 Feis Ile
Jura 1996 Boutique Barrel - 2010 Feis Ile

This is another dram from the selection hand picked by Charles MacLean for the Kaleidoscope bar at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society Queen St venue.

Jura 1998 Elements Fire
Jura 1998 Elements Fire

I picked up this bottle of Jura 1998 Elements Fire whilst at the distillery in 2014 and opened it recently for a few drams.

Jura 1999 / Crinan Classic Boat Festival
Jura 1999 / Crinan Classic Boat Festival

This Jura whisky was bottled to Crinan Classic Boat Festival. This 1999 vintage whisky has been aged for over 8 years and is limited to just 400 bottles.

Jura 21 Year Old (200th Anniversary)
Jura 21 Year Old (200th Anniversary)

This sample of the Isle of Jura 21 Year Old (200th Anniversary) bottling for the tweet tasting is utterly stunning.

Jura 21 Year Old Glenkeir Treasures (The Whisky Shop)
Jura 21 Year Old Glenkeir Treasures (The Whisky Shop)

Being a part of The Whisky Shop's W Club has meant i've seen and heard of a few things I hadn't previously, Isle of Jura is a distillery I'm very familiar with

Jura 21yo 1992 (Wm Cadenheads)
Jura 21yo 1992 (Wm Cadenheads)

There's no secret at all about the fact I'm a huge fan of Jura so I was really excited when Barry (@thewhiskyphiles) from The Whiskyphiles dropped of this sample.

Jura 22yr Old Particular (Douglas Laing)
Jura 22yr Old Particular (Douglas Laing)

A 22 year old Jura from Douglas Laing's Old Particular range was always going to grab my attention and it really fought it out with the Mystery Single Grain for my favourite dram of the day.