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BBC Radio 4 Interview with Alasdair Day

This week, Co-founder Alasdair Day sat down with the BBC Radio 4 Food Programme to discuss the fascinating history of casks and maturation, as well as the unique recipe and policy we have here at the Isle of Raasay Distillery.  In the interview, Alasdair discusses the two spirits we produce – peated and unpeated –...
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Tasting Whisky with a Glencairn Glass

Tasting Whisky with a Glencairn Glass

Whisky is personal. There is no right or wrong way to drink your dram. Enjoying it is all that matters, and if you have some Raasay water on hand to open up the flavours, all the better! You might have noticed that we use Glencairn glasses at the distillery. These nosing glasses really help us appreciate the spirit’s colour, aromas,...
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Our Six Cask Story – Q&A

Our carefully crafted Isle of Raasay Single Malt recipe matures peated and unpeated Isle of Raasay spirit separately in three distinct cask types – ex-Rye Whiskey, fresh Chinkapin oak, and ex-Bordeaux red wine. These six recipe casks, each with their own distinctive style and character, create real depth and complexity in the forthcoming Isle of...
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Alasdair Day, Co Founder Cask Sampling (Video Thumbnail)

Sampling Our Signature Casks

In this blog, Co-founder Alasdair Day explores the characters and flavours developing in our signature range of casks.
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