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Na Sia Single Cask Series - Rye Cask Bottling

Isle of Raasay Hebridean Single Malt

Na Sia Single Cask Series – Through The Ages

Na Sia Single Cask Bottlings demonstrates our six unique Isle of Raasay Single Malt recipe casks.

American Rye Single Cask Bottling

These American Rye casks are 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 single malt scotch whisky.

Released every 2 years as peated and unpeated spirit.

American Rye Cask Bottling Releases

The most common types of casks used to mature Scotch Whisky are ex-Bourbon barrels made from the most prevalent species of North American white oak, Quercus alba.

As well as the classic vanilla flavour that you get from this type of oak, we are looking for a spicier black pepper note and more of a butterscotch flavour in our ex-rye cask matured spirit. The barrels come from Woodford Reserve distillery in this instance.

Capacity: 190 Litres
Oak Variety: Quercus Alba, American Oak

American Rye Cask Information

Inside This Release: The Facts

Look out for the cask number on the label. Why? Because every cask is different! The single malt casks are all hand bottled at natural cask strength.

Click a cask number to download the cask’s data sheet. 

Market / Cask Type Bordeaux Red Wine Virgin Chinkapin Oak American Rye
Slàinte Club 19/434
Release Date: June 2024
ABV: 60.4%
Number of Bottles: 295
Release Date: June 2024
ABV: 61.6%
Number of Bottles: 251
Release Date: June 2024
ABV: 61.3%
Number of Bottles: 247
Distillery Shop 19/432 19/542 19/294
UK Trade 19/433 19/543 19/307

Na Sia – Our Six Cask Story

Na Sia, meaning ‘The Six’ in Gaelic, represents our unique six cask single malt recipe.

Two Isle of Raasay spirits – peated and unpeated – are matured separately in first fill Rye whiskey, fresh Chinkapin oak and first fill Bordeaux red wine casks. These six recipe casks marry together to create the perfect dram with real elegance, complexity and depth of character.

For each cask type we will release two single cask bottlings – one for the Sláinte Club and one for our Distillery Shop as part of our Na Sia Single Cask Series.

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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.

Enjoy a warm island welcome at our award-winning visitor centre and whisky hotel, Borodale House. Discover our tour options and book today, or better still, wake up in the Isle of Raasay Distillery for an unforgettable experience!