t: +44 (0) 1478 470178 e: [email protected]

Tag

barley
"Building Flavour From the Field" – An Interview with Dave Broom

“Building Flavour From the Field” – An Interview with Dave Broom

Watch our interview with esteemed whisky writer Dave Broom where he talks about building flavour from the barley field. Working with local crofters, we have successfully grown and harvested barley in a nearby field, the first time that barley has been grown on Raasay in over 40 years. Watch this space for some very special...
Read More
Ploughing and Seeding - Raasay Barley Trials 2019

Ploughing and Seeding – Raasay Barley Trials 2019

May brought us some absolutely fantastic weather here on Raasay, great for visitors to the distillery but also for our barley trials. We are working with local farmer Andrew Gillies to establish varieties of barley to grow here on the island, and he’s been busy ploughing, harrowing and sowing the seeds for our 2019 trials....
Read More
malting barley

How to make whisky Part 1: Malting

As distillation at Raasay Distillery has started, we felt it was a good time to talk about each part of the whisky making process, starting with Malting and Mashing, as these are some of the least talked about parts of the stages, yet certainly not the least important. At Raasay Distillery we get the majority...
Read More