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SAS: Who Dares Wins Returns to Raasay

The Isle of Raasay has been revealed as the filming location for the 2021 Series of ‘SAS: Who Dares Wins’ following the first series set on the island in 2020. The show follows 25 contestants as they are put through a punishing physical and mental challenge attempting to complete SAS-style training here on the Isle...
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Isle of Raasay Single Malt

Isle of Raasay Single Malt Ballot

3,000 bottles of our signature Isle of Raasay Single Malt are available via two online ballots (the fairest way of ensuring everyone has the opportunity to order this release).
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View of Clachan from Suisnish landscape

Win a Night at The Isle of Raasay Distillery!

In line with government guidance, we are so excited to be reopening our award-winning accommodation here at the Isle of Raasay Distillery on 17th May. Have you ever woken up in a distillery before? Now’s your chance! We are the only distillery in Scotland that provides luxury accommodation within the same building as a working...
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Front of House & Fulfilment Job Opportunities

Front of House & Fulfilment Job Opportunities

We are seeking new members to join our friendly team here at the distillery. We are looking for permanent and seasonal staff members, start date-early May (subject to Covid-19). Experience in a hospitality or retail environment would be preferred, but training will be given. A genuine desire to deliver warm hospitality and high quality customer...
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Isle of Raasay Distillery Achieves Scottish 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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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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BBC Radio 4 Food Programme 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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Makar's Single Malt International Women's Day

Makar’s Malt Whisky 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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Tasting Whisky with a Glencairn Glass

Tasting Whisky with a Glencairn Whisky 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 whisky glasses at the distillery. These nosing glasses really help us appreciate the spirit’s colour,...
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Celebrating World Whisky Day

Get FREE premium UK delivery this weekend!

To celebrate this special day in the calendar, we’re offering free premium delivery for UK customers across all our products from today until midnight tomorrow (Sunday 22nd May).

With fresh stock of our new batch of Isle of Raasay Single Malt R-01.1 now available, it’s the perfect time to treat yourself or a loved one.

Check out our full range of whisky (and gin!) using the links below.

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World Whisky Day