Jura

Tide, 21 Years Old

ABV 46.2%
REVIEWED Issue 164
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Specifications
Brand: Jura, Whyte & Mackay
Expression: Tide, 21 Years Old
Type: Scotland Whisky / Single Malt
Age: 21 years old
Year of bottling: 2019
ABV: 46.2%
Country/Region: Scotland / Islands (Non Islay)
Bottling type: Standard (Distillery or blended)
Tasting notes
Taster   Lyndsey Gray
Nose: Ripe strawberries smothered in mint ice cream, honeysuckle and an entire packet of fig rolls. Sweet apple laces, hot banana bread, oat and raisin cookies and toasted marshmallows.
Palate: Banana smoothies with heather honey, gooseberries and green pesto on toasted rye bagels. There’s then a definite warmth from cooking porridge and treacle in ceramic pots.
Finish: Hot spices and ironed hessian bags create a distinctive end.
Comment: “These are a few of my favourite things….” This song is literally the perfect match, I think.
8.8
Taster   Rob Allanson
Nose: Leather, writing ink, homemade paper, dusty bookshelves, the card index you used to find in a library, whisky truffles, vanilla tobacco.
Palate: Grilled pineapple and BBQ king prawns. Smoked butter with brown bread and a savoury edge. Sweetness with oranges and dark chocolate, apples in honey and Turkish delight.
Finish: Smoke rises at the end taking over the sweetness and drying everything out.
Comment: Taking a hipflask in to an antiquarian bookshop while eating a chocolate orange.
8.6
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Isle of Jura Distillery, Craighouse, Isle of Jura, Islands (Non Islay), Scotland
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