Though Jura 10 is made on Jura, an island adjacent to Islay, it is light on the peat and, thanks to some time spent in ex-sherry casks, has a beautiful sweetness that comes out even more when poured over ice. Slightly fruity with an iced coffee finish, it is easy drinking and food-friendly.
A classic Speyside whisky, Glen Grant’s 10-year-old bottling is packed with bright green apple notes. It’s extremely easy drinking served neat, but poured over ice it becomes downright chuggable, with hints of honey and green almond. It may have been called Single Malt of the Year in 2016 by Jim Murray, but that doesn’t mean you should feel bad about enjoying it over ice. Maybe don’t do it around any super serious scotch nerds, though.