Whisky Under £50 Review 17: Murray McDavid Cask Craft

Welcome to the 17th instalment of our regular Whisky Under Fifty reviews, where we review a different whisky (or whiskey) that you can buy for less than £50! If you’d like to know more about why we're doing this series, read our introduction post here.

In this edition of Whisky Under Fifty, we have a bumper turnout for you with not one, not two, but five recommendations! It's a quartet of supremely well-priced indie gems from independent bottler Murray McDavid.

Murray McDavid release whiskies across a spectrum of prices, right up to some premium treats. But their latest label release, Cask Craft, is what we'd like to talk about today.

Murray McDavid Cask Craft

Murray McDavid's ‘Cask Craft’ is a range of single malts from across Scotland, artfully matured in a variety of wood types, displaying fine balance of oak and spirit. They're released in batches of around 10,000, so the distilleries and expressions may change from release to release. But, they are great quality sippers and are extremely well priced at only £34 a bottle.

The line up includes:

  • Bourbon Finish
  • Double Finish
  • Sherry Finish
  • Port Finish 
  • Madeira Finish

All of the releases are bottled at a respectable 44.5% ABV and are packed full of flavour.

Murray McDavid Cask Craft Whisky

Try these whiskies if you like...

Independent bottlings with interesting cask finishes, particularly if you enjoy comparing cask finishes against one another. You can find the range over at our friends at

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Want to read more reviews in the Whisky Under £50 series? Check out the previous review, Secret Spirits Craigellachie 12 Year Old