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Isle of Raasay Hebridean Single Malt

Sherry Cask Finished
Single Malt

Isle of Raasay Distillery Special Release – Sherry Cask Finished Single Malt, 52% abv, natural colour, non-chill filtered – 1 x 70cl

  • The first ever Sherry Finished Single Malt from Isle of Raasay Distillery.
  • Available exclusive from our website with Free UK Delivery.
  • Limited in number with an expected outturn of c. 9,000 bottles.
  • Guaranteed delivery before Christmas, an ideal present for a whisky lover.

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Sherry Cask Finished Single Malt

Explore Special Distillery Release with Co-Founder Alasdair Day

To discover more about this unique release, our co-founder Alasdair Day explores this new distillery single malt exclusive in our island warehouse.

Sampling our Distillery Special Release with Co-Founder Alasdair Day

Rye and Sherry Double Cask

Matured first in the strong foundations of our ex-rye whiskey casks and finished in a combination of ex-Pedro Ximénez and Oloroso sherry quarter casks, this whisky boasts hints of peppery spice, almond, nuts and sweet fruit.

Floral notes along with nutmeg and clove. The perfect festive gifts for families and friends.

Lightly peated - aromatic smoke85%
Sweet dark fruits, raisins, dried figs30%
Savoury spices, black pepper60%
Roasted nuts, hazelnuts35%
A hint of saltiness20%
Maturation Cask
  • Cask Type: Ex Rye Woodford Reserve US Kentucky American Oak ASB 190
  • Capacity: 190 Litres
  • Oak Variety: Quercus Alba American Oak
Finishing Cask
  • Cask Type: Ex Pedro Ximénez & Ex Oloroso Spain Jerez Sherry Quarter Cask 125
  • Capacity: 125 Litres
On all orders over £50.
Delivery before Christmas.
The first from Isle of Raasay Distillery.

Inside This Release: The Facts

  • Release Date: November 2021
  • Spirit Type: Isle of Raasay peated spirit
  • ABV: Coming Soon
  • Maturation Cask Type: First fill Ex Rye Woodford Reserve US Kentucky American Oak
  • Finishing Cask Type: Ex Oloroso & Ex Pedro Ximénez Sherry Quarter Cask 125
  • Barley Variety: Peated Concerto, 48 PPM
  • Yeast Type: Distillers’ Yeast
  • Presentation: Natural colour, non-chill filtered
  • Water Source: Isle of Raasay Distillery well – Tobar na Bà Baine
  • Fermentation Time: 3 and 5 day fermentations
  • Spirit Cut Point: Narrow cut point
  • Cask Filling Strength: 63.5%
  • Distilled: 19/09/2018
  • Bottling: Ongoing
  • Maturation & Bottling: Isle of Raasay Distillery
  • Number of Bottles: Expected Out-turn 8,000-10,000

Our Full Whisky Range

Located in the west coast of the Scottish inner Hebrides, the picturesque Isle of Raasay is only a short yet tranquil ferry ride away from Isle of Skye.

Using the mineral-rich Raasay water from our well and meticulously conduct long fermentations of up to 118 hours (5 days), we are dedicated to develop sweet dark fruit characteristics in our single malt whisky before it even being in contact with the oak of the cask.

All of our whisky is meticulously distilled, bottled and shipped direct from the Isle of Raasay.

Isle of Raasay Whisky Reviews

A really nice whisky! The peated / unpeated and cask combination adding loads of complexity – blind you’d never have guessed it’s youth. I’d say this is the best 3 year old whisky I’ve ever tried!
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Getting to the Isle of Raasay is easier than you might think. With regular ferry sailings from the Isle of Skye seven days a week, the Isle of Raasay is one of Scotland’s most accessible islands.

You might want to spend all your time on the Isle of Raasay relaxing with a dram or a G&T admiring the magical views, but if you can tear your eyes away, this small but mighty island has a lot to offer.

Experience first hand the fusion of tradition and contemporary thinking at the Isle of Raasay’s first legal distillery.

From the curious to the connoisseur – there is something for everyone on our distillery, warehouse, and mouth-watering chocolate tours.

Book your tour online, or contact our team for more information.

After a sound night’s sleep, sit back and enjoy a continental breakfast served in our Gathering Room with breathtaking views of Skye.

Lunch, dinner and a cafe are available at Raasay House, just a short walk from the distillery. Please Note: Raasay House is are very busy in the evenings and dinner bookings are essential.

Call +44(0)1478 660 300, email [email protected] or book online to make a reservation.