Isle of Jura Superstition

70cl / 43%
  • Island Single Malt Scotch Whisky
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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

59 Customer Reviews

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  • 3
    8 days ago

    I dont get the fuzz about this one. Taste of minerals, iron, moist barn and mushrooms. Dark and rough edges. Like overpowering newmake.

  • 5
    1 October

    Wonderful whisky ! Everyone who is a single malt drinker should try it !

  • 5
    28 September

    Got better the further into the bottle and the more it got to breath. The slight peat with spice and fruit adds real charachter. Will buy again

  • 5
    21 June

    Are there any bad Scotch whiskies?This is a lovely lightly peated whisky I would recommend it to anyone especially those who have yet to be tempted ny the peated variety

  • 5
    20 May

    Fabulous beyond comprehension. It's also pretty good. Unique and daring, with lots of contrasts. A story in every finger. Tasty, but muscular. Go.

  • 4
    19 March

    I am not one for strong peaty drinks however superstition hits a good balance of smooth and smoke. One to try if you wish to venture out of the more sweeter drinks and are curious to see if you would enjoy a peaty tipple.

  • 5
    18 March

    Probably the best whisky I've ever had. Sweet and smooth, with a pleasant tingle of warmth which gives you a note of honey. Certainly one to sip, a very smooth and flavorful whisky.

  • 5
    27 January

    I'm not going to put in all those fancy tasting notes, because everyone is different. I will say however say that this is one smooth dram. I could literally sit on a veranda and drink this bottle all night. Nice easy peat/smoke palate and a great finish. This a bottle that will not last long on a shelf. Love it.

  • 5
    15 December 2016

    Toffee and Digestive biscuits on the nose, more of the same plus fudge, honey, Vanilla and a bit of smoke on the palate, smoke and Toffee on the finish. Smooth as you like, lovely dram.

  • 5
    9 December 2016

    While l could add clever comments to self promote my views and ability to describe how it taste. For me in short brilliant. If you like to step out of your comfort zone this could be a great journey for you. I hope you also enjoy this Brilliant product.

  • 5
    14 November 2016

    I don't care for much peat. Superstition gets it right, as far as I'm concerned. A little smoke, a little oak (?) lingers in the nose. Smooth on the throat. Very nice.

  • 4
    10 August 2016

    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 2016

    "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 2016

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

  • 3
    24 February 2016

    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 2016

    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.

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