Isle of Jura Superstition

Isle of Jura SuperstitionJura is an island wrapped in superstition. Never cut peat before May. Always finish a bottle of Jura on the day it’s opened. There is a litany of strange and bewildering customs on Jura by maybe the one regarding the Ankh cross demands the greatest attention. This ancient symbol dates back to Egyptian times and is long rumoured to bring good fortune. Just so long as you drink the whisky in the correct manner. The islanders believe that good luck comes by holding the bottle with the Ankh cross in the centre of your palm. Observe this ritual, they say, and good health and fortune will surely follow.

Crafted from a selection of the finest aged Jura single malt whiskies, this mysterious spirit has a unique style and character, where tastes of spice, honey, pine and peat with a whisper of smoke make a dramatic impact.

Jura Isle of Jura Single Malt Scotch Whisky. In a world of its own.

The Isle of Jura can be found nestled off the west coast of Scotland. After a lengthy crossing, the Paps of Jura, the islands three magnificent peaks, break through the clouds to greet your. To a Diurach this is their welcoming home. The bold outline captures the soul of the island with its strong community spirit, well-loved local characters, captivating tales and of course an unrivalled whisky from the distillery established in 1810. Their peaceful and fortunate way of life is the only one they know, the only one they’d choose. With its one road, one pub and one distillery producing the finest single malt whisky, Jura is, quite simply, in a world of its own.

Live a Life Less Ordinary Become a Diurach

Diurachs is the Gaelic word for the people of Jura. Proud of our land and out whisky, we will gladly bend the ear of any visitor willing to take the time to listen. We are a small and close-knit community of less than 200, united by the island we love and the warmth of its people. With a dram of the good stuff in hand, we toast the health of our friends near and far. Life doesn’t get any better. So why not become an honorary Diurach?

OFFICIAL WEBSITE: www.isleofjura.com

*Info taken from bottle

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