Monday, March 29, 2021


Whyte & Mackay, has today announced the launch of a new rum cask finished expression, from its Jura distillery.

Jura Rum Cask Finish (40% ABV) was initially matured in American white oak ex Bourbon barrels, before being finished in Caribbean rum casks.

Jura Rum Cask Finish

This third release in the Jura Cask Editions series, is said to deliver notes of guava, apricot, citrus fruit, coconut, vanilla and sugar coated almonds on the nose. Followed by notes of sweet vanilla, fudge, coconut, cinnamon and spiced tropical notes on the palate.

Commenting on the news, Gregg Glass, Whisky Maker and Blender at Whyte & Mackay, said: “Our Jura Cask Editions have been created to showcase cask types in partnership with the Jura distillery character. The flavours offer interesting interpretations of our classic style, making them ideal for those looking to explore new flavours and finishes. With Jura Rum Cask Finish, the taste experience has been enhanced through the finish to create a beautifully tropical and fruity result. In making this release, we wanted to share a Single Malt that’s easy drinking and great value with compelling character!” 

Jura Rum Cask Finish, will initially launch in the UK later this month at Tesco. RRP £45.00.

Posted by Steve Rush