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Single Malt

Sampling our Distillery Special Release with Co-Founder Alasdair Day

Following the introduction of our flagship Isle of Raasay Single Malt earlier this year, and the deconstructed Na Sia Single Cask Bottlings that followed, we wanted to bring you something different to celebrate our first full year of whisky on Raasay. Our first ever sherry cask finished single malt. Matured first in the strong foundations...
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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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Makar's Single Malt International Women's Day

Makar’s Malt Charity Bottling

Introducing Makar’s Malt, a lightly peated dram crafted in collaboration with Scots Makar Jackie Kay for International Women’s Day. This release comes just two months ahead of our signature Isle of Raasay Single Malt release coming out in May 2021. This single cask, single malt bottling has been matured in one of our signature first...
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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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From Raasay, With Love

Happy New Year, Bliadhna Mhath Ùr! We reached a historic milestone in 2020, with the release of our very first Isle of Raasay Single Malt Scotch whisky. We also picked up a few awards, including Brand Experience of the Year at the Scottish Whisky Awards for our virtual tour and tastings, and two Bronze awards...
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