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Brands and Distilleries : Murray McDavid

Issue 135 Out Now

Whisky Magazine Issue 135

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Murray McDavid

Murray McDavid Bunnahabhain 1979 Bourbon Barrel
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
6 Surprising peatiness, but without smokiness.

Murray McDavid Bunnahabhain 1979 Sherry Cask
Single Malt - Scotland - 43.00%
7 For an allegedly light malt, the flavours sing through but, as the dark colour suggests, there really is too much wood.

Murray McDavid Caol Ila 1989
Single Malt - Scotland - 62.70%
8 On the light side, but with some delicacy and complexity.

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Murray McDavid Highland Park 1979
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 Very good indeed as a lightish, delicate, interpretation of Highland Park.

Murray McDavid Lagavulin 1979
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 An opportunity to taste another version of Lagavulin. Subtle and complex, but I missed the instant punch of peat.

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Murray McDavid 1987,
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 Both the name and the medicinal character suggests the distillery of origin.

Murray McDavid Rosebank 1990
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
6 Rosebank is a delicate whisky, but just a touch more wood-extract would hold together its flavours.

Murray McDavid Rosebank 1990, Sherry Cask
Single Malt - Scotland - 40.00%
8 The flowery youth of the whisky and the freshness of the sherry cask achieve an interesting harmony.

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Murray McDavid Springbank 1965
Single Malt - Scotland - 46.00%
8 The characteristic salt and coconut characteristics of Springbank are very evident in this bottling, but perhaps overwhelmingly so. I may need more time to understand this one.

The battle for independence
Tom Bruce Gardyne profiles Muray McDavid, the enfant terrible of independent bottlers.

September 2000, Issue 11, page 56

SPEYSIDE: Speyside Shorts
What else is going on at the festival

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Blackadder goes forth
Tom Bruce-Gardyne talks to Robin Tcek, proprietor of the independent bottler blackadder, and finds out why he dislikes filtering, industry attitudes and armchairs

April 2001, Issue 15, page 52

From soft touch to cask strength
Tom Bruce-Gardyne recounts the history of Cadenhead, a company once regarded as a “soft touch” but now better known for being quick to spot business opportunities in the whisky industry

July 2001, Issue 17, page 44

Independent's day
Dave Broom reports on the challenges facing a determined new breed of independent bottle-distillers

October 2002, Issue 26, page 16

Whisky magazine live
Whisky Magazine Live is to be launched very soon, intended to give you, the whisky enthusiast, the opportunity to taste many great whiskies. The event will also give you the chance to enjoy to speakin...

February 2001, Issue 14, page 30

Live and kicking
Marcin Miller evaluates the inaugural Whisky Magazine Live and comes to the conclusion that if you missed it, you missed out

July 2001, Issue 17, page 28

From the editor
You are male, in your early 40s. You are married with two children and have a household income of over £50,000 ($80,000) per year. You have visited distilleries in Scotland. You always read Michael J...

December 2001, Issue 20, page 5

Insight
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Cask iron investment?
Dave Broom takes you through the possible pitfalls, the complications and the cons of many a whisky lover's dream- buying a cask

February 2002, Issue 21, page 8

Blogging it
Richard Jones surfs the ‘net to find some of the more interesting sites of whisky comment and debate

June 2007, Issue 64, page 30

Sean's Canadian hub
The Irish Heather is a whisky mecca in downtown Vancouver. Brigid James visited it

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Vintage Whisky Sellers
Where to buy that elusive whisky

September 2015, Issue 130, page 80

Healthy Hart
Tom Bruce-Gardyne reports on a firm which has flourished bottling fine single malts

January 2003, Issue 28, page 34

The state of independents
How good are the independent bottling companies? We decided to find out in our biggest ever tasting – more than 175 entrants in 24 categories,judged by nine judges over seven weeks. Dominic Roskrow ...

September 2005, Issue 50, page 16

Frontier spirit (Oddbins)
A drinks retail pioneer, Oddbins stands head and shoulders above many other UK chains for the way it approaches and sells Scotch – like a fellow whisky lover. Tom Bruce-Gardyne finds out more

June 2002, Issue 23, page 48

The world of whisky in words
Fifty quotes from 50 issues of Whisky Magazine

September 2005, Issue 50, page 20

Rum in the tropics
Welcome to our second rum special. If last year's was an introduction to what has been the world's forgotten spirit, then this time we are examining some of the links which exist between rum and whisk...

September 2009, Issue 82, page 50

A royal threesome
It's one of the easier whisky trivia questions. Which three Scottish distilleries are allowed to append the word 'royal' to their titles, asks Gavin Smith.

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A distillery seeped in history (Clynelish)
Ian Buxton travels North of Inverness to the remote distillery at Clynelish

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That's the spirit-
Mystery visitor goes to Islay

October 2002, Issue 26, page 26

Feis Ile 2001
Dave Broom takes up residence on Islay for the duration of the whisky festival and enjoys a seemingly never ending spiral of whisky served in half-pint glasses, oysters, cigars and dancing – he even...

September 2001, Issue 18, page 20

    Murray McDavid
  • Drumore House. Campbelltown. Argyll. Scotland. TA28 6HD
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Auchentoshan 19 Year Old 1992 Mission Gold Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£232.95
Bodach Aislig 35 Year Old 1980 Crafted Blend Murray Mcdavid 3cl Sa
Master of Malt
£6.61
Bowmore 26 Year Old 1989 Cask 3 Mission Gold Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£342.95
Bruichladdich 18 Year Old 1989 Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£358.95
Bunnahabhain 31 Year Old 1976 Mission Gold Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£444.95
Bunnahabhain 36 Year Old 1978 Cask 1 Mission Gold Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£301.95
Burn Taobh 26 Year Old 1989 The Vatting Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£91.95
Burn Taobh 26 Year Old 1989 The Vatting Murray Mcdavid 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£7.71
Cameronbridge 33 Year Old 1974 Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£230.31
Cameronbridge 33 Year Old 1974 Murray Mcdavid 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£16.18
Coinninch 20 Year Old 1995 The Vatting Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£60.95
Coinninch 20 Year Old 1995 The Vatting Murray Mcdavid 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£5.86
Diun Laoch 11 Year Old 1992 Cask 31 Mystery Malt Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£93.95
Glen Scotia 16 Year Old 1992 Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£186.95
Glen Scotia 24 Year Old 1991 Cask 3 Benchmark Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£147.95
Glen Scotia 24 Year Old 1991 Cask 4 Benchmark Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£147.95
Glenlivet 33 Year Old 1977 Mission Gold Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£315.84
Glenrothes 25 Year Old 1990 Cask 14341 Benchmark Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£134.95
Highland Park 15 Year Old 1992 Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£169.95
Highland Park 26 Year Old Cask 10006 Benchmark Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£155.95
Highland Park 8 Year Old 1992 Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£68.95
Lagavulin 13 Year Old 1984 Murray Mcdavid
The Whisky Barrel
£299.99
Laphroaig 14 Year Old 2001 Cask 362 Benchmark Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£114.95
Laphroaig 14 Year Old 2001 Cask 365 Benchmark Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£114.95
Laphroaig 14 Year Old 2001 Cask 372 Benchmark Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£114.95
Linlithgow 25 Year Old 1982 Mission Gold Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£874.20
Littlemill 18 Year Old 1990 Murray Mcdavid
The Whisky Barrel
£197.64
Lochside 20 Year Old 1981 Murray Mcdavid
The Whisky Barrel
£399.99
Macallan 1972 25yo Murray Mcdavid 25 1972
Lions Whisky
£360.00
Macallan 1974 21yo Murray Mcdavid 21 1974
Lions Whisky
£385.00
Mortlach 21 Year Old 1994 Cask 2 Mission Gold Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£175.95
Peatside 6 Year Old 2009 The Vatting Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£44.95
Peatside 6 Year Old 2009 The Vatting Murray Mcdavid 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£4.86
Righ Seumas I 10 Year Old 2004 The Vatting Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£51.95
Righ Seumas I 10 Year Old 2004 The Vatting Murray Mcdavid 3cl Samp
Master of Malt
£5.31
Righ Seumas Ii 8 Year Old 2006 Crafted Blend Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£45.95
Righ Seumas Ii 8 Year Old 2006 Crafted Blend Murray Mcdavid 3cl Sa
Master of Malt
£4.96
Siar Port 18 Year Old 1997 The Vatting Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£56.95
Siar Port 18 Year Old 1997 The Vatting Murray Mcdavid 3cl Sample
Master of Malt
£5.61
Springbank 15 Year Old 1991 Mission Gold Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£257.95
Springbank 1969 28 Year Old Sherry Cask Murray Mcdavid Campbeltown Whisky
The Whisky Exchange
£1,500.00
Springbank 1989 9yo Murray Mcdavid 9 1989
Lions Whisky
£85.00
Springbank 1991 2000 8 Year Old Murray Mcdavid Cask 1829
WhiskyOnline-Shop.com
£120.00
Tobermory 15 Year Old 1994 Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£186.95
Tobermory 20 Year Old 1995 Cask 4 Benchmark Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£118.95
Tobermory 20 Year Old 1995 Cask 5 Benchmark Murray Mcdavid
Master of Malt
£118.95
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