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Raasay Distillery Blog

Our Raasay Distillery blog keeps you up-to-date with all the latest news from our little corner of the Hebrides.

Never ones for much patience, the Raasay Distillery project rose to life in a flurry of excitement so we’ve always got something to say about ourselves and our friends in the whisky world. Check in with us here to read it all.

Raasay Distillery News

One for Everyone, Shipped Straight to You

One for Everyone, Shipped Straight to You

Buying gifts for Christmas is never easy, so to help we’ve created our One for Everyone gift guide. It’s a run...
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Burns & Whisky Weekend at Raasay Distillery

Burns & Whisky Weekend at Raasay Distillery

The Isle of Raasay Distillery is hosting a Burns and Whisky Weekend Friday 25th January, checking out Sunday 27th January 2019,...
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Black Friday Sale

Black Friday Sale: 20% off of Our Whisky & Wine Range

Get a 20% discount on our full whisky and wine range online, and 20% discount on all purchases over £20...
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Raasay Distillery Winter Tour Times & Closure Information

Winter Tour Times & Closure Information

As we come towards the end of our first season and into winter we have reduced the number of tours...
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Coming to the End of the First Year at Raasay Distillery

Coming to the End of the First Year

Our First Year It’s a sobering fact of life that a year isn’t deemed a long time in the world...
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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...
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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,...
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Raasay Distillery on BBC Landward

Raasay Distillery on BBC Landward

Did you catch us on BBC Landward? A massive well done to our team who were excellent ambassadors for the...
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Keep Social with Raasay Distillery

Keep Social with Raasay Distillery

Distillery Events

New Year, New Make Whisky Experience

New Year, New Make Whisky Experience – Warehouse Tour & New Make Tasting

Visit us at Raasay Distillery to sample the first ever Isle of Raasay Single Malt new make spirit at an...
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Burns Night at Raasay Distillery

Burns Night at The Distillery – 26th January 2019

The Isle of Raasay Distillery is hosting our second Burns Night at The Distillery on Saturday 26th January, a stone’s...
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Secret West End Whisky Tasting With Craft Whisky Club

Secret West End Whisky Tasting With Craft Whisky Club – 6th December 2018

Come along to our secret whisky tasting room in Edinburgh’s West End for a night of exploring some of the...
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Secret West End Meet The New Releases + Whisky Tasting

Secret West End Meet The New Releases + Whisky Tasting – 12th December 2018

A chance to try our two new releases; Raasay While We Wait – 2018 Release and Tweeddale Grain of Truth,...
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Raasay Festival Tunes and Tasting - 24th November 2018 - Part of the SEALL Festival of Small Halls

Raasay Festival Tunes and Tasting – 24th November 2018 – Part of the SEALL Festival of Small Halls

As part of the SEALL Festival of Small Halls we’re hosting an early evening musical whisky tasting with tunes from Seall...
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Whisky, Fire & Song 2018, Isle of Raasay

Raasay Whisky, Fire & Song 2018

The old Gaelic tradition of Oidhche Shamhna or Halloween is approaching which means its time for our annual Whisky, Fire...
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Live Music at Raasay Distillery

Raasay Tunes With Calum Alex MacMillan and Ross Martin – 2nd November 2018

As part of this years Raasay Whisky, Fire & Song event being held on the island on the 2nd &...
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Tuscany Comes to Raasay

Tuscany Comes to Raasay – 28th September 2018

Wine and Whisky Tasting Evening at Raasay Distillery Explore Raasay Distillery’s connection with the Montechiari family owned vineyard in Tuscany...
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Keep Social with Raasay Distillery

Cocktails & Pairings

St Andrew's Day Martini Cocktail

Make our St Andrew’s Day Martini Cocktail

What brings Russians, Greeks and Scots together? St Andrew’s Day! While tend to associate St Andrew with only our flying...
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Rob Roy Cocktail

Raasay Rob Roy Cocktail

Bartenders Thomas Solberg and Jamie Meehan from innovative London whisky bar, Black Rock and R&B’s own Chris Hoban crafted a unique...
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Bats Blood Halloween Cocktail

Bat’s Blood Halloween Cocktail

Bartender Sean Robertson at the newly refurbished Harry’s Bar in Edinburgh’s West End created a Halloween cocktail inspired by our resident bats...
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The Mac Daddy by Cocktail Trading Co.

The Mac Daddy by Cocktail Trading Co.

London’s Cocktail Trading Company devised their version of The Mac Daddy cocktail using Raasay While We Wait to celebrate Burns Night 2016. Try it...
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