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Isle of Raasay Single Malt - Oak Species Maturation Series: Quercus Humboldtii Colombian Oak

Isle of Raasay Hebridean Single Malt

Oak Species Maturation Series

Introducing our Oak Species Maturation Series, showcasing how individual species of oak interacts with our lightly peated Isle of Raasay single malt spirit during maturation to create complexity, depth and flavour in abundance.

Quercus Humboldtii Virgin Colombian Oak

This fully matured Colombian oak matured whisky offers delicious flavours of crème brulee and heather smoke and is undoubtedly a whisky you’ll want to keep on going back to.

Fragrant Heather Smoke45%
Dark Fruits - Blackberries75%
Herbal Flavours - Mint, Tobacco25%
Vanilla & Butterscotch80%
Caramel - Brandy Snap, Dundee Cake70%

It’s not only the first time we have released a single malt fully matured in this cask type but also one of the first of its kind in the whole industry. 

Maturation Cask
  • Cask Type: Virgin Oak Colombian Oak Barrique 225
  • Capacity: 225 Litres
  • Oak Variety: Quercus Humboldtii Colombian Oak
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Inside This Release: The Facts

Quercus Humboldtii Virgin Columbian Oak 2024

  • Release Date: June 2024
  • ABV: 50.7%
  • Peat Level: Lightly Peated
  • Presentation: Natural colour, non-chill filtered
  • Maturation Cask Type: Quercus Humboldtii Virgin Colombian Oak Barrique 225
  • Spirit Types: Isle of Raasay peated & unpeated spirit
  • Barley Variety: Sassy & Laureate barley
  • Yeast Type: LS (Champagne) & MW (distiller) Yeast
  • Water Source: Isle of Raasay Distillery 60 metre well on site – Tobar na Bà Baine
  • Fermentation Time: 3 and 5 day fermentations
  • Spirit Cut Point: Narrow cut point
  • Cask Filling Strength: 63.5% abv
  • Distillation Date of Youngest Spirit: 30/03/2021
  • Distillation Date of Oldest Spirit: 15/02/2021
  • Vatting: 28/04/2024
  • Bottling: May – June 2024
  • Maturation & Bottling: Isle of Raasay Distillery
  • Number of Bottles: 8,500

Isle of Raasay Single Malt - Oak Species Maturation Series: Quercus Humboldtii Colombian Oak

This whisky is available to buy directly from our website and via our UK and international trade partners. There are 8,500 bottles globally available, with only 2,500 bottles for the whole of the UK, split between our distillery shop, online website and UK trade partners.

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Isle of Raasay Single Malt Scotch Whisky Reviews

Delicious dram! Lovely balance of smokey flavour, can highly recommend.
Rachael McDougal

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The Isle of Raasay, an island rooted in centuries of illicit distilling, provides the ingredients for the perfect dram. Our lightly peated Isle of Raasay Single Malt is an expression of this magical place.

Our zesty, smooth and refreshing Isle of Raasay Gin combines an exciting selection of ten Raasay and traditional botanicals, including Raasay juniper, sweet orange peel, rhubarb root and our double distilled spirit.

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