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Isle of Jura Prophecy

Overall rating
81.39/100
votes
350
Whiskybase ID
WB53246
Category
Single Malt
Distillery
Bottler
Distillery Bottling
Bottling serie
Heavily Peated
Bottled
24.09.2013
Strength
46.0 % Vol.
Size
50 ml 700 ml
Bottle code
L3247 13/02501
Barcode
5013967005846
Added on
25 Mar 2014 7:49 pm by Big_Alex
Colored

Average value

€ 62.82

18 × in wishlist

350 × member ratings

830 × in collection

Whisky Reviews for Isle of Jura Prophecy

46 users have left a review for this whisky and scored it an average of 81.39 points

  1. wbarchive_875995 did not rate this whisky Expert Junior

    Comes in very nice. Normal drink, nothing more to add.
    • Nose
      Sherry, followed by smoked fruits and dried fruits, woody damp humidity, salami sausage.
    • Taste
      Spicy smoked meats, bacon, honey on top of this.
    • Finish
      Sherry, dry, medium length, smoke, sourness of dried fruits.

  2. domani scored this whisky 74 points Expert Senior

    A fine and straightforward single malt with a spicy-sweet character and a nice, warm smoke note - 04.12.2015
    • Nose
      Pleasantly warm smoke, caramel, vanilla, honey, cereals
    • Taste
      Smoke, sweet, slightly spicy, dry
    • Finish
      medium

  3. Gweddry scored this whisky 82 points Expert Junior

    It smells interesting, but the taste is the exact opposite, flat and uninteresting as well as the reverberation.
    • Nose
      sweet smoke, old praline, decay, dark chocolate, muesli bar, overripe raspberry, manner waffles, old caramel, straw wine, cognac, paprika salami, ripe cheese, smoked fish, cucumber, menthol chewing gum, slightly reminiscent of edradour
    • Taste
      syrup, sharper, flatter, smoke, honey with chili, coffee, sherry, bitter,
    • Finish
      boiled vegetables, light smoke, sherry, dog

  4. Whisky Hamster scored this whisky 83 points Expert Senior

    One of the better - former - Jura standard bottlings with fewer off notes (Jura cheesiness) and a very complementing amount of smoke. "Heavily peated" for a Jura, mind you. Would not spend 40 EUR for this NAS, but is decent, for what it is.

  5. thebonewolf scored this whisky 82 points Expert Senior

    A solid offering, I think the peat helps a lot. I’m not necessarily sad it’s discontinued as it wouldn’t be a terribly frequent buy, but if Jura does have future releases on the peatier side I’ll definitely seek them out.
    • Nose
      84 84
      Smoke, fruit cargo room of a wooden ship. Buttered popcorn after resting.
    • Taste
      83 83
      Spicy, salty, honey. Wood.
    • Finish
      80 80
      Smoked nuts. Slight spice. Medium. Smoky honey on the tail end.

  6. Martin1965 scored this whisky 89 points Expert Senior

    • Nose
      Smoked fish, caramel, maritime notes, fruits
    • Taste
      Smoke, fruits, barley
    • Finish
      Medium length with smoke and spices

  7. Abadon05 scored this whisky 81 points Expert Senior

    Interesting nose, but that's it. Very flat in the taste and finish.

  8. Calmar scored this whisky 89 points Connoisseur

    Classy whisky, very rich, vibrant, whole, perfectly balanced, with elaborate details, a wide palette of derivatives, strong, captivating, a wonderful combination of smoky peat and fruit and sherry foundations.
    • Nose
      Open, dry, juicy notes of peat and smoke, charred branches, smoked fish, unexpectedly raisins, sweet creamy shades, tropical fruits, everything is very soft, round.
    • Taste
      Powerful, rich, sweet peat, smoky raisins, ash, creamy notes, dried grapes, burnt oak, fried nuts, tobacco, leather goods, cocoa, dark chocolate, candied fruit from tropical fruits, peat, cola again, beer caramel motifs.
    • Finish
      Soft, refreshing, peat, tropical fruits, orange peels, mint, eucalyptus, spicy oak, raisins, cola, smoke, nuts.

  9. Tom na Gruagaich scored this whisky 85 points Connoisseur

    Beautiful, maritime smoker. Will be pretty dry in the end, but the smoke and tobacco note is really nice in the end.
    • Nose
      First, a rather youthful peat note, but it quickly vanishes. The whisky is now clearly full in the nose. Peat, without being killed by the peat, sweet, possibly sherry, harbor, a bit dirty, salt and sewing machine oil. A great, slightly more complex smoker's nose.
    • Taste
      pleasant drinking, but still good start. First salt, then peat, then pepper, with some oak and a subtle sweetness.
    • Finish
      Pepper, and quite a bit. Then peat and smoke notes, dry oak.

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