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Eilean Green
Hallaig, Isle of Raasay

Raasay Raiders… 100 Years On

100 years ago, seven men left the Isle of Rona to stake out more fertile land on the Isle of Raasay. They became known as the Raasay Raiders. It was to Rona – a small, rocky island just north of Raasay – that the Raiders’ ancestors had been cleared to make way for sheep farms...
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Makar's Single Malt International Women's Day

Makar’s Malt Charity Bottling

Introducing Makar’s Malt, a lightly peated dram crafted in collaboration with Scots Makar Jackie Kay for International Women’s Day. This release comes just two months ahead of our signature Isle of Raasay Single Malt release coming out in May 2021. This single cask, single malt bottling has been matured in one of our signature first...
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Pairing Poetry, Music & Whisky

‘An Roghainn/The Choice‘ is a lyrical love poem by Raasay’s own Sorley MacLean, the most significant Gaelic poet of the 20th Century. The poem has been beautifully committed to music by Donald Shaw. Pour yourself a dram, a gin, or a cocktail and enjoy Julie Fowlis’ wonderful rendition of An Roghainn. Sorley MacLean with Dùn Cana...
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Our Six Cask Story – Q&A

Our carefully crafted Isle of Raasay Single Malt recipe matures peated and unpeated Isle of Raasay spirit separately in three distinct cask types – ex-Rye Whiskey, fresh Chinkapin oak, and ex-Bordeaux red wine. These six recipe casks, each with their own distinctive style and character, create real depth and complexity in the forthcoming Isle of...
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Raasay in a Bottle

In this blog, Co-founder Alasdair Day explores the characters and flavours developing in our signature range of casks.
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Now Shipping To Over 50 Countries

We now ship from the Isle of Raasay Distillery to over 50 countries worldwide, including 21 US states! Head to our Shipping & Delivery page for an up to date list of countries and estimated delivery costs and timescales.
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Cask Sampling Weekend at Raasay Distillery Warehouse Tasting

Cask Sampling Weekend

A whisky cask is a whisky lover’s dream, and we have released a limited number of Isle of Raasay Distillery casks for private ownership. If you already own an Isle of Raasay Distillery cask, or if you’re thinking about investing in one, why not join us for our Cask Sampling Weekend from 7th-9th February 2020?...
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St Andrew’s Day Whisky Sale

St Andrew’s Day Sale – Up To 50% Off

We’re celebrating St Andrew’s Day with up to 50% off our Tweeddale range and our selection of Montechiari wines from Tuscany. Raasay While We Wait single malt is finished in Montechiari Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc casks, taking its beautiful heather-hue from the intense ruby red colour of this wine. St Andrew’s Day Sale Small Print:...
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The Best Islands in the World to Visit in 2020

The Best Islands in the World to Visit in 2020

After a great season at the distillery, picking up a few awards along the way, including for Tourism Destination of the Year at the inaugural Scottish Whisky Awards, we are delighted to be named one of the best islands in the world to visit in 2020 by Condé Nast Traveler! We couldn’t agree more! Watch...
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The Isle of Autumn Cocktail with Isle of Raasay Gin

The Isle of Autumn Cocktail

The Isle of Autumn cocktail is a combination of flavours from the last sunshine filled days of summer and our very own Isle of Raasay Gin. With hints of rhubarb and citrus, this refreshing, aromatic serve helps draw out some of the natural botanicals in our gin. The Recipe Created by the talented bartenders at...
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