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Calum Gillies

Isle of Raasay Distillery Achieves Living Wage Accreditation

We are proud to announce that we have become accredited as a Living Wage Employer. The real Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently, updated annually and calculated according to the real costs of living. Alasdair Day Co-founder of Isle of Raasay Distillery said: “The Isle of Raasay Distillery is working towards making our...
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Classic Clover Club Cocktail

We recently caught up with Natalie Reid Co-founder of The Gin Cooperative to find out more about their brand new Scottish Gin subscription, and hear why they recommend the classic Clover Club cocktail with our Isle of Raasay Hebridean Gin: As a small family business, we’ve dedicated the last three years to exploring, discovering and learning more about the wonderful...
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BBC Radio 4 Interview with Alasdair Day

This week, Co-founder Alasdair Day sat down with the BBC Radio 4 Food Programme to discuss the fascinating history of casks and maturation, as well as the unique recipe and policy we have here at the Isle of Raasay Distillery.  In the interview, Alasdair discusses the two spirits we produce – peated and unpeated –...
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Tasting Whisky with a Glencairn Glass

Tasting Whisky with a Glencairn Glass

Whisky is personal. There is no right or wrong way to drink your dram. Enjoying it is all that matters, and if you have some Raasay water on hand to open up the flavours, all the better! You might have noticed that we use Glencairn glasses at the distillery. These nosing glasses really help us appreciate the spirit’s colour, aromas,...
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Raasay Community Hydro - Green Electricity Generation

An Exciting Renewable Scheme for the Isle of Raasay

As a distillery, water means a lot to us. We’re delighted to see Ross Gillies, Rosie MacLeod and Ross Camili, three islanders who have all worked at the distillery, now heading the launch of a campaign to raise money for a new hydro-electric scheme on the Isle of Raasay. The new scheme, which is planned...
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From Raasay, With Love

Happy New Year, Bliadhna Mhath Ùr! We reached a historic milestone in 2020, with the release of our very first Isle of Raasay Single Malt Scotch whisky. We also picked up a few awards, including Brand Experience of the Year at the Scottish Whisky Awards for our virtual tour and tastings, and two Bronze awards...
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Christmas Deliveries 2020

As Christmas fast approaches, we’re encouraging those ordering gifts from the Isle of Raasay to a UK address to get their orders in as early as possible before Monday 14th December. For all international orders, we recommend ordering before Thursday 10th December to give extra time for your package to arrive. You can get more...
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Christmas 2020 Gift Guide

As Christmas fast approaches, we’re encouraging those ordering gifts from the Isle of Raasay to a UK address to get their orders in as early as possible before Monday 14th December. For all international orders, we recommend ordering before Thursday 10th December to give extra time for your package to arrive. You can get more...
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Isle of Raasay Distillery Inaugural Single Malt Release

Angels’ Share

We have been delighted with the response to our Inaugural Release since its launch last Friday, and we thank you for your continued support! We have been inundated with messages from you all asking where you can purchase a bottle! For those of you who may have missed out on our online pre-sale, here is...
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Isle of Raasay Distillery Inaugural Single Malt Release

Inaugural Release 2020 Stockists

We have been delighted with the response to our Inaugural Release since its launch last Friday, and we have been inundated with messages from you all asking where you can purchase a bottle!  Our online pre-sale allocation of 4,350 bottles sold out on September and we’ve been busy packaging and distributing those all everyone who...
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