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Jura Prophecy, Dalmore 18 yr. old heading to the U.S.

February 22nd, 2010

As you will see by the pictures here, this past week I received review samples of both Jura Prophecy and Dalmore 18. Here’s the information I have.

Both have recently been bottled and are on their way to the U.S., with distribution in the April/May time frame.  They will have national distribution. Prices: $70 for the Jura, $150 for the Dalmore.

I had a wee taste of both, and both are nice. I compared the Prophecy to Superstition (the other smoky Jura). Prophecy is smokier, richer, heavier, deeper. Yum! Formal reviews coming soon.

14 Responses to “Jura Prophecy, Dalmore 18 yr. old heading to the U.S.”

  1. B.J. Reed says:

    Maybe in time to sample at Whiskyfest!!!

  2. Alex says:

    Definitely in time for Whiskyfest NY!

  3. Neil Fusillo says:

    I absolutely LOVE the Dalmore expressions, and Jura Superstition is one of my favourite drams. If I can find anywhere that offers them when they arrive, I’ll be quick to add these to my stock.

  4. Louis says:

    Any idea of the ABV for these two? I hope the Dalmore is better than 40% at that price.

  5. Sean says:

    I will probably take a pass on the Dalmore 18 as $150 is just crazy (in fact I had to read it again to make sure that $150 was correct). I think they are headed for a Glenmo type wake up. Glenmo 18 came out at $150 here but is now selling for under $100. I am mildly tempted by the Jura but I will wait for reviews before making a final decision.

    • Alex says:

      I’m with you – when did 18 yo malt have to equal $100+ a pop?!? Macallan was so aggressive pushing their 18 yo into the stratosphere while Glenmorangie you might find for $100-110, which is starting to seem like a bargain (found it for $75 in VT!).

  6. Seth Nadel says:

    It’s nice to see Isle of Jura coming out with something new. I always like the Superstition. For whatever the reason, the whole line dropped off the map in my area.

  7. H.Diaz says:

    Full size review samples?!?! Nice.

  8. Red_Arremer says:

    Yeah, well superstition was a lot better priced than prophecy in my area…

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