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Murray McDavid Tasting @ The Wellington, Birmingham – 14.07.17

FULL TASTING NOTES AT END.

Have you ever had a room of 20 or so, slightly inebriated whisky-heads sing happy birthday to you?

No, I don’t suppose you have, but that’s what happened to me when I attended the Murray McDavid tasting that Birmingham Whisky Club had very kindly organised, coincidentally on my birthday.

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Bottom of the Barrel #1: Glen Moray Sherry Cask Finish

Welcome to the first instalment of my new monthly column, Bottom of the Barrel.

The aim of this feature is to highlight and review a new whisky each month that is on the market at a very low price-point.

Specifically below, a soft, £30.00.

I started taking an interest in more reasonably priced (aka cheap) whiskies when I started getting more into it a year or two ago. I wanted to be able to sit down after a long day at work and have a few drams, but found that I’d be reluctant to, given, that would mean digging into one of the 2 or 3 bottles I owned at the time, which were all £80+.

This is where my quest for a low-cost, “everyday” dram arose.

I’ll be doing my reviews after spending a month living with each bottle (70cl), so hopefully I get a truer measure of what it’s like to actually live with each of these whiskies.

Over time I’ll close in on my elusive quarry and enjoy a good glass or two along the way.

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