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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.

On our build a cask page, you can browse our range of casks and order a sample to find your favourite cask and spirit type!

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Ex Woodford Reserve Rye Whiskey Casks

American Rye Whiskey casks sourced from Woodford Reserve Distillery, Kentucky, where they use 53% rye in their mash bill. The flavours emulate history’s original rye whiskeys, with strong peppery, spicy flavours in a sea of fruit and butterscotch.

These casks develop interesting pepper, spice and butter flavours in our whisky.

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Order By Post

Complete the order form included in our booklet and return to us. Our team will confirm your order in writing and email.

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Order Online

Build your cask online by selecting your preferred cask and spirit type. We offer payment by credit, debit card and direct debit.

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Speak To Our Sales Team

Our sales team are on hand to guide your through the ordering process and to answer any queries you may have.

Call: +44 (0) 1478 470178
Email: info@raasaydistillery.com

Ex Bordeaux Red Wine Casks

Stained red on the outside, we select the highest quality Bordeaux red wine casks to be delivered fresh to the island from the châteaux of South West France.

In the first couple of months of maturation, the casks develop a pink hue in our spirit, which turns into a deeper, darker red.

Bold flavours and fruity notes develop in the spirit – including dried fruits, sultana and grape, Christmas cake & bread pudding.

Build This Cask Order a Sample

Order By Post

Complete the order form included in our booklet and return to us. Our team will confirm your order in writing and email.

Download PDF
Order Online

Build your cask online by selecting your preferred cask and spirit type. We offer payment by credit, debit card and direct debit.

Build My Cask
Speak To Our Sales Team

Our sales team are on hand to guide your through the ordering process and to answer any queries you may have.

Call: +44 (0) 1478 470178
Email: info@raasaydistillery.com

Freshly Charred Chinkapin Oak Casks

Freshly charred and toasted, these high quality Chinkapin oak casks, or Quercus muehlenbergii, are a type of white oak native to central and eastern North America.

The fresh charcoal in these casks helps develop the spirit faster, and the high toast caramelises the natural sugars in the wood. Expect sweet toffee and butterscotch on the nose, with vibrant, dark fruit flavours and deep, rich colours at a young age.

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How It Works

Your very own Isle of Raasay Single Malt is distilled, matured, and bottled in the Hebrides. Why not invest in a cask today?

1. Build Your Cask

Browse our cask types available below, then choose your desired cask and spirit type.

2. The Paperwork

We will send you our full terms and conditions for you to sign along with your cask owner’s certificate.

3. Time to Mature

Your cask will mature in Raasay’s heady island air for up to 10 years in our full size casks and 3 years in our bespoke 30 litre casks.

4. Visit Your Cask

Cask owners will be invited to exclusive Cask Owners Events and will be able to sample their maturing spirit at set times agreed with the distillery.

5. Bottling

We will bottle your spirit at standard industry bottling rates. Your bottles can be delivered to you or collected from the distillery.

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