Jura 16 Year-Old

The Jura 16 year-old is called Diurach, which in Gaelic means “People of Jura”. The Isle of Jura is part of Scotland’s west coast islands. It is matured in American White Oak for about 14 years and then finished it’s last two years in ex-Amoroso Oloroso sherry casks. I like this whisky; it is smooth,…

Rob Roy Cocktail – Video Blog

If you’ve ever wondered what the difference is between a Rob Roy and a Manhattan it’s all in the liquor. A Rob Roy if made with a Scotch while a Manhattan is usually made with a Rye Whiskey. Very recently I discovered that Whisky Magazine had whisky cocktail recipes on their site (http://www.whiskymag.com/cocktails/). This is…

Jura Prophecy

My first attraction to this whisky was the bottle and packaging. It was one of things that caught my eye when I walked by the aisle, along with having seen the name before in the 2013 program of the Islay festival of music and malt. I had recently viewed the festivals information as a trip…