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Calum Gillies
The Best Views of Skye are from Raasay!

The Best Views of Skye are from Raasay!

We consider ourselves incredibly lucky here on Raasay: beautiful scenery, interesting historical sites, quiet rocky beaches and a variety of amenities all over the island for visitors to experience and enjoy. The hidden gem on the Isle of Raasay, however, is the spectacular views of the Isle of Skye! Raasay, positioned like a long sliver...
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Making Isle of Raasay Hebridean Gin

Making Isle of Raasay Gin

The Isle of Raasay, an island rooted in centuries of illicit distilling, is launching its first legal spirit. Our Hebridean Gin is a refreshing, zesty dry gin with a lasting aftertaste that encapsulates Raasay’s style, character and impressive geological variety. You can also join our FREE Slàinte whisky club to stay up to date with...
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Father’s Day at Raasay Distillery

Save £60 on Our Award-Winning 28 Year Old Blend for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a time many of us spend appreciating and reflecting on those closest to us in life. Mary Grieve, one of our distillery team members, got a chance to give her father a tour of our warehouse and sample some new-make spirit this week – the perks of having a daughter in the...
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Delivery of Red Wine Casks at Raasay Distillery

Delivery of Red Wine Casks at Raasay Distillery

Over one hundred beautiful ex-red wine casks arrive fresh from vineyards in Bordeaux to Raasay Distillery ready to be filled with Raasay spirit, which will be matured on site to become some of the first Isle of Raasay Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Pre-orders are now open for the historic, inaugural release of the Isle of...
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Celebrating World Whisky Day

Celebrating World Whisky Day – Save £10 on 70cl Bottles of Whisky

Join us in celebrating #WorldWhiskyDay this Saturday with £10 off all 70cl whiskies in our distillery and online shop and share a dram of our national drink of uisge-beatha. World Whisky Day is a chance to celebrate the spirit and craft that goes into creating the first Isle of Raasay Single Malt in Scotch whisky...
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Alasdair Day Introduces Tweeddale Grain of Truth

Alasdair Day Introduces Tweeddale Grain of Truth

Alasdair Day, our Co-founder, sat down with us to discuss our sister brand, Tweeddale Whisky’s latest release, Grain of Truth. Grain of Truth is a grain whisky of uncommon composition, utilising 50% malted barley and 50% wheat. Our award winning Tweeddale Grain of Truth is available to purchase both online as well as in our...
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Scotch Whisky Cask Handling at Raasay Distillery

Scotch Whisky Cask Handling at Raasay Distillery

How do you handle a cask full of future Raasay Scotch Whisky? The answer: carefully! Choose between our new 30 litre whisky cask, or our full size 190 litre cask and own your piece of Raasay Distillery history.
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Half Way to the First Raasay Whisky

Half Way to the First Raasay Whisky

Last month, many of our casks reached the halfway point on their journey to becoming Scotch Whisky. This is a really exciting milestone, and without giving too much away, we are very pleased with how the spirit is developing! Pre-orders are now open for the historic, inaugural release of the Isle of Raasay Single Malt...
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Ploughing and Seeding - Raasay Barley Trials 2019

Ploughing and Seeding – Raasay Barley Trials 2019

May brought us some absolutely fantastic weather here on Raasay, great for visitors to the distillery but also for our barley trials. We are working with local farmer Andrew Gillies to establish varieties of barley to grow here on the island, and he’s been busy ploughing, harrowing and sowing the seeds for our 2019 trials....
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Chocolate and Whisky Tastings

A Guide to Tasting Raasay Whisky and Chocolates

We’re always exploring new ways for visitors to get the most out of their experience at Raasay Distillery and to better demonstrate our process, our whiskies and what the local area has to offer. That’s why we have paired up with local chocolatier Finlay MacDonald of Chocolates of Glenshiel to blend together two of our...
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