Tasting Notes: Douglas Laing – Rock Island

Over the last decade or so the Douglas Laing series of Remarkable Regional Malts have showcased the classic flavour profiles of the “traditional” scotch whisky making regions. Many a whisky nerd/enthusiast can (and will) debate about whether or not there actual is a single “classic” flavour from each region - and just how many regions... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Jura – Red Wine Cask Edition

Since the 2018 relaunch of the main Jura single malts line-up, their “Signature Series” has been gradually expanding. Starting in 2020, that original roster saw a subset of “Cask Editions” being added to their output. This started with the Red Wine Cask Edition, (reviewed here), then the Winter Cask Edition (essentially a Sherry cask finished... Continue Reading →

Tasting Notes: Jura – Journey

Back in 2018, Jura underwent a major rebrand and replaced its entire core range of single malt scotch whiskies. Whilst the hourglass-style bottle remained, gone were the Origin, Prophecy, Diruach’s Own, and Superstition releases, and instead a new troop of five single malts stood: Journey, 10yo, 12yo, Seven Wood, and 18yo. The Revised Jura Core... Continue Reading →

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