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Jura Prophecy

Bravura Jura

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@UisgebethaReview by @Uisgebetha

23rd Oct 2014

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  • Nose
    23
  • Taste
    24
  • Finish
    22
  • Balance
    23
  • Overall
    92

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The label says it’s been profoundly peated whatever that means. Sounds like marketing claptrap to me, but lets see what it’s really like.

There is something really different and dare I say it profound about the nose on this malt, and it’s not exactly peaty. It’s more like a slightly burnt fruit cake, rich sweet molasses, slightly smoky, and fruity, but the intensity is superb.

On the palate it's full bodied and in quite a different class from anything I’ve sampled from this distillery before. Slightly smoky, toasty even, softly peaty with some pine, cocoa and coffee compete in a really delicious mouthful. Quite a sweet finish, not overly long but lingering bitter chocolate make it very satisfying.

The first Jura I would heartily recommend, not exactly a peat monster but the peating (profound or otherwise) has brought a lot of toasty rich sweetness that make this a really tasty dram.

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