Scotch Whisky

Isle of Jura Origin 10 Year Old Scotch Whiskey Review

By Richard Thomas Rating: B- Isle of Jura is a specialty branch of the Whyte and Mackay family. The whiskey is made at a single, historic distillery dating to 1810, located on the namesake island, right next door to the more famous island of Islay. Jura itself is a storied place, albeit somewhat forbidding and thinly populated, at least according ...

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About Whiskey Processing

Pot stills

By Richard Thomas Just how many people think whiskey goes straight from the barrel and into the bottle amazes me, especially when the word “blended” is right there on the bottle! Most whiskey and certainly all mass-market whiskey, is processed in some way. This even applies to the more rarefied stuff, much to the confusion of the amateur whiskey-lover. A ...

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