Isle of Jura Superstition

70cl / 43%
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Isle of Jura Superstition
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A union of two Jura malt whisky styles: one bold, strong and peated, the other warm and delicate. Superstition is a unique whisky created from the marriage of traditional Islay style peated barley and a selection of aged malts.
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Isle of Jura Superstition Reviews

48 Customer Reviews

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  • 4
    10 August

    i think this whisky has an oak like after taste on the woody notes maybe even hickory i also get rasin like sherry notes aswell a few citrus which is odd but not uncommon a well smoked peaty taste to it no need for the caramel colouring added as it would be perect without it overall for its price its not a bad drink certainly i have had worse reminds me very much of johnny walker black label with less smoke

  • 3
    17 May

    "Nose" (undiluted) Slight peat, a wee smoke and grass clippings. Wet cedar bushes. Maritime. Do I see a clipper on the horizon? "Palate" (undiluted) A light bodied scotch serving up smooth tastes of angel hair weight peat, light malt and the gentlest of mint and phenolic compounds. Lightly smoked kippers. Do I detect sherry? Yes. Very restrained. "Finish" (undiluted) Ginger, camphor enveloped in mild corona cigar smoke. Becomes a tad medicinal upon repeated sips, but somehow does not prevent me from reaching for more.

  • 4
    18 March

    Not as Smokey as islay & not as sweet as spey. Very nice balance.

  • 3
    24 February

    A bit too sweet, too smooth, too bland, and has a ridiculously artificial colour. Not as distinctive as the original Jura some years ago. I understand that market segmentation is done to maximise profit, but I feel that Jura's quality has suffered since it was fragmented into so many different sub-brands.

  • 5
    23 January

    Really very happy with this. I'm typically a Highland drinker, and prefer full bodied rich chocolate and orange type tasting notes but I also enjoy peat and smoke when the mood strikes. I love how this one gives me the peat and smoke at first, buy then mellows to marzipan and spice, with a bit of raisin in there as well. Really very nice and will definitely buy this one again.

  • 4
    23 December 2015

    smooth as silk - no mention anywhere of its age , though

  • 5
    21 December 2015

    Definitely smoky, I can taste the barrel and feel the aromas that render its soul to this whisky.

  • 4
    18 September 2015

    Tastes like Yerba mate it is very smokey. Great flavor

  • 3
    30 August 2015

    Quite nice, typical Island bite on the back of the throat. Good taste, honey, wood ash, slight spice, maybe cinnamon. Strange citrus undertone, melon, sherry; raisin, crushed grape. Generally lovely, if it had been given an age statement, wasn''t chill-filtered, bottled at 46%, didn''t have ''fake as fake can be'' caramel E150 colourant added and some of the younger parts of the batch were left out it could have got the full five star whack. But who am I to dictate bottling policy for Whyte & Mackay, it''s not going to happen no matter how much we scream and shout, and we''ll leave it at that. But I would pay a'' lot more for it if the above points were the reality. However, reasonable enough, when it first came out it was disgustingly overpriced for what it was. But it can be found cheaply depending on the time of year, and that is a right bargain. Peace out.

  • 5
    30 August 2015

    A perfect blend of smooth smoke and delicate peaty tastes. My new favorite Scotch for sure!

  • 5
    3 July 2015

    Absolutely adore this. Its so characterful and special. I just cant get enough of the sweet/spice and peat smoke. Its intoxicating in every sense! Thoroughly lovely on ice or neat.

  • 4
    10 May 2015

    Breathtaking bite... With strong piney peatey aftertaste. 2 sips were delecate and flavoured but the final knockback of a 60ml shot... Bam. Sadly there is a slight burn but its a pleasant uplifting aftertaste that remains with a deeply woody undertone.

  • 3
    10 April 2015

    Had been looking forward to trying this and was disappointed. Not bad on the nose, bit of smoke and peat but a ''raw spirit'' smell that soon overpowered it all. The first taste gets the full flavour of that lovely peat that lingers...but there comes that rawness that takes the taste away and left me unimpressed. Tried again and again; neat, little bit of water....but the same disappointment. For me, this is an average whisky. I would take a bottle of Ledaig instead of Superstition, it has a far superior taste sensation.

  • 4
    11 March 2015

    It remind me when i was kid taken a medication lol,Very strog and unique taste woody oak and smoky and smell honey and light whisky peated after taste very good with coffee or Cigars

  • 5
    27 February 2015

    Smoky and dense flavour with a sweet, almost honey, aftertaste. Delicious!

  • 5
    13 February 2015

    Everything about this dram the peat and smokiness is perfect then you get a nice warmth that makes it special. One of my favourites once you had this you''ve touched the stars

  • 5
    25 December 2014

    I love this as it''s so smooth to drink.Nearly finished this bottle with another ready for when I do.

  • Frankie baby 21 January 2014

    This whiskey is superb , lightly pleated then explodes with flavour.

  • billy the ger 20 September 2012

    just fantastic...the best of the jura malts

  • Grant Melville, Falkirk 15 September 2012

    Extraordinarily smooth and sweet. Although definitely not a complex beastie, this one would be a good first-time introduction to the wonderful world of Scotch whisky.

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