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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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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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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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Previewing the First Single Malt

Earlier this year we we were privileged to welcome whisky writer Dave Broom back to Raasay. After opening the distillery in 2017 and sampling our developing spirit in 2018, this year we were able to visit our new dunnage warehouses to review the Isle of Raasay Single Malt Inaugural Release spirit – our limited-edition first...
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Celebrating Our Anniversary

Happy Birthday to us! Three years ago today, the inimitable Dave Broom officially opened the Isle of Raasay Distillery. Led from the harbour by an Isle Of Skye Pipe band procession, the Raasay community gathered at the distillery for the opening. To mark this special day, we wanted to share a clip from Dave’s speech along with some highlights...
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Sampling Our Signature Casks

In this blog, Co-founder Alasdair Day explores the characters and flavours developing in our signature range of casks.
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Sampling our Inaugural Release Casks

Co-founder Alasdair Day has been in our dunnage warehouse reviewing the Isle of Raasay Single Malt Inaugural Release spirit – our limited-edition first release drawn from a small selection of casks. Lightly Peated with Dark Fruit Flavours Just like Raasay While We Wait, the inaugural Isle of Raasay Single Malt is lightly peated with dark...
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STV News Report on Raasay During Lockdown

STV News Report on Raasay During Lockdown

We were delighted to be included in a special STV news report on how rural businesses are responding to the current lockdown. Our highest priority remains the health and safety of our staff, customers, and the wider Isle of Raasay community. We are still sending out whisky and gin from the distillery and adapting to...
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Raasay Distillery with The Scotch Malt Whisky Society

It’s the perfect watch for those missing Raasay. Escape to the Isle of Raasay with Richard Goslan from SMWS members’ magazine Unfiltered. The Unfiltered team came to visit us on Raasay earlier this year, and we were able to show them first hand how the distillery is breathing new life into an island rooted in...
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