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"Building Flavour From the Field" – An Interview with Dave Broom

“Building Flavour From the Field” – An Interview with Dave Broom

Watch our interview with esteemed whisky writer Dave Broom where he talks about building flavour from the barley field. Working with local crofters, we have successfully grown and harvested barley in a nearby field, the first time that barley has been grown on Raasay in over 40 years. Watch this space for some very special...
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Dave Broom Interview at Raasay Distillery

“This is Advanced Whisky Making” – An Interview with Dave Broom

Earlier this year, we welcomed esteemed whisky writer Dave Broom back to our island warehouse after he officially opened Raasay Distillery back in 2017. On his first trip back to Raasay, Dave Broom has returned to a warehouse full of Raasay spirit that is well on its way to becoming the first legal Scotch whisky...
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Making Isle of Raasay Hebridean Gin

Making Isle of Raasay Gin

The Isle of Raasay, an island rooted in centuries of illicit distilling, is launching its first legal spirit. Our Hebridean Gin is a refreshing, zesty dry gin with a lasting aftertaste that encapsulates Raasay’s style, character and impressive geological variety. You can also join our FREE Slàinte whisky club to stay up to date with...
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Delivery of Red Wine Casks at Raasay Distillery

Delivery of Red Wine Casks at Raasay Distillery

Over one hundred beautiful ex-red wine casks arrive fresh from vineyards in Bordeaux to Raasay Distillery ready to be filled with Raasay spirit, which will be matured on site to become some of the first Isle of Raasay Single Malt Scotch Whisky. Pre-orders are now open for the historic, inaugural release of the Isle of...
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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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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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