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Raasay Distillery at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Are you visiting Edinburgh for the world famous Edinburgh Festival Fringe? For three weeks in August, the festival opens the doors, streets and alleyways of the City of Edinburgh to an explosion of creative energy from around the world. The Raasay Distillery team will be out and about during the festival, pouring drams of our...
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Tasting Raasay While We Wait – 2018 Release

Tasting Raasay While We Wait – 2018 Release

With our latest bottling of Raasay While We Wait, our 2018 Release, now available in the Distillery shop and online, we thought we’d ask Chris Hoban, Raasay Distillery Brand Ambassador, and Nicholas Holroyd of Craft Whisky Club, for their thoughts on the new release and how it compares previous releases. Raasay While We Wait is a lightly...
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The Tweeddale Grain of Truth Single Grain Scotch Whisky

Introducing Our Latest Whisky, The Tweeddale Grain of Truth

The Tweeddale Grain of Truth is our latest Tweeddale whisky, and both refers to our past as blenders and bottlers, and to our future as distillers. The Tweeddale Grain of Truth is a wheat and barley based grain whisky, matured in Bourbon casks and finished in sherry casks. Grain whisky has been traditionally used as...
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Raasay Distillery's Tuscany Montechiari Wines

Raasay’s Connection with Tuscany

 Montechiari is a family owned vineyard in Tuscany. Raasay Distillery’s relationship with vineyard owner Moreno and his family goes back to the beginning of our project when Alasdair visited Tuscany to develop our pot stills, which were made at the Frilli pot still designer in Tuscany. As part of building our relationship with the...
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Secret Whisky Tasting Event Edinburgh

Secret West End Meet The Distiller + Whisky Tasting – 9th August 2018

A whisky tasting night with Iain Robertson, Head Distiller of the Raasay Distillery hosted in our secret tasting room in Edinburgh’s West End. Come along to our secret whisky tasting room in Edinburgh’s West End for a night of discussion on everything Raasay, and new craft whisky in general, from the Head Distiller of the...
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Enjoy the World Cup with Raasay Whisky

Top 10 Places to Watch the World Cup in Edinburgh With Raasay While We Wait

With the 2018 World Cup now well underway our International Sales Manager & Brand Ambassador Chris Hoban has put together his top 10 places to enjoy the matches in Edinburgh, and what better accompaniment than a dram of Raasay While We Wait. Teuchters West End Fantastic for cask ales and whiskies, Teuchters is a cosy...
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Raasay Whisky in Germany

Prost! Exploring Whisky in Germany

I must admit, I am a big fan of Germany. A place with beautiful landscape, plenty of castles (being from Edinburgh, I love a castle), great beer, great people and the food really agrees with me. Lots of different types of meat and potatoes remind me of home. Raasay Whisky Stockists in Germany On this...
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