By: Richard Middleton
George Orwell, famed author of 1984 & Animal Farm fame, once said that getting to the Isle of Jura was “extremely urget-at-able.” During Orwell’s stay on Jura, he wrote 1984 introducing the world to the ominous specter of “Big Brother is watching.”
The expression is a 1984 vintage single malt whisky that been matured for 20 years in American oak ex-bourbon barrels. It is then finished in Gonzalez Byass Matusalem Sherry Amoroso & Apostoles Oloroso Sherry butts.
It has notes of burnt toffee, mulled wine, coffee, banana cake & morello cherries.
Whyte & Mackay has bottled an extremely limited expression of 1,984 bottles of Jura 1984 vintage for global markets. Only 100 bottles have been allocated to the United States.
Brennan’s of Houston is delighted to offer is “extremely unget-able” single malt at The Courtyard Bar.
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