Isle of Jura 1988 (Alambic Classique)

Isle of Jura 1988 (Alambic Classique)
WhiskyIsle of Jura 1988 (Alambic Classique)
CountryScotland
RegionIslands
TypeSingle Malt
CaskBourbon cask,Rum
Age25 years old
Abv51.8%
Rating 85/100

About

The Jura Distillery is located on the hard-to-reach island of Jura, off the West Coast of Scotland. It produces whisky with a maritime character and distinctive, lightly peated notes.
Reviews of Isle of Jura 1988 (Alambic Classique)
says on February 2, 2020
Would you buy this again? No
Rating: 50/100
Finish strength: Long
Color: Pale gold

General description

that don't impress me much, the peatiness is surprising, but overall this one is a bit too boring for a 25-years old single malt

Nose

fresh, not very alcoholic, oak and some vanilla or rum influence, with some water added some dry smoke note is popping up together with a liiiiiiiitle more vanilla or rum

Palate

stronger on the palate than in the nose, sweet behind the alcohol like milk chocolate or vanilla pod, quite dry over all, with some water added much creamier with peat and some dark chocolate

Finish

there is a hint of dry peat staying on the palate, stays long and becomes a bit metallic after awhile

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Flavour profile

  • Vanilla
  • Typical
  • Sweet
  • Sour
  • Rum
  • Honey
  • Coastal
  • Wood
  • Toast
  • Spice
  • Smoky
  • Pleasant
  • Pepper
  • Peat
  • Mild
  • Medium finish
  • Long finish
  • Light
  • Lemon
  • Good
  • Fudge
  • Fruit
  • Coal
  • Citrus
  • Cardboard
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