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Calum Gillies
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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Ten Wee Drams - Sarah Watts - "Ruadh, uaine, dà fhilleadh"

Ten Wee Drams – Sarah Watts – “Ruadh, uaine, dà fhilleadh”

We were delighted to have had Sarah Watts in the Distillery, premiering a collection of Raasay-themed compositions, Ten Wee Drams, to a packed crowd in our Gathering Room. Sarah was also kind enough to perform one of the ’10 Wee Drams’ in front of the distillery for us. Enjoy!
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Willie Campbell - Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain

Willie Campbell – Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain

We were lucky enough to host the talented Willie Campbell for an amazing night of music at the distillery as part of our Raasay Tunes live music event. While he was here, we also thought it would be a perfect chance to host a little session in the atmospheric surroundings of our whisky warehouse… Visit...
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Filling Our 30 Litre Scotch Whisky Casks

Filling Our 30 Litre Scotch Whisky Casks

You can now order a Raasay Distillery whisky cask in either big (190 litre), or small (30 litre). Our 30 litre whisky casks are specially commissioned using ex-Speyside whisky casks, and will then be filled with our own high-quality spirit and matured on the island. After three years, we’ll bottle it for you and, best...
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Raasay Distillery's VW Campervan

Revealing the Name of Our Campervan

After weeks of tinkering, painting, fixing and the occasional jump start, our trusty old campervan is ready to hit the road – complete with a name! We’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who voted in our “Name the Campervan” competition, and congratulations to Julie, who amongst the hundreds of entries in...
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One for Everyone, Shipped Straight to You

One for Everyone, Shipped Straight to You

Buying gifts for Christmas is never easy, so to help we’ve created our One for Everyone gift guide. It’s a run down of our range of whiskies to help you better decide which suits you, or that special someone you are buying for. Last Orders For Christmas Delivery Place your order before the 18th of December to...
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