Co-founders Bill Dobbie and Alasdair Day first met in 2013 and formed R&B Distillers with the common goal of building Scotland’s leading artisanal distiller. Focusing on local production, provenance, quality and doing things differently.
By 2015, they had identified the Isle of Raasay as providing the ingredients for the perfect dram, and planning permission to begin work revitalising the Isle of Raasay’s nineteenth century Borodale House into a state-of-the-art distillery, visitor centre, and luxury accommodation was granted in 2016.
Starting with a blank sheet of paper, they set about designing a distillery to create exceptional whisky that develops elegance, complexity, and depth early on in the maturation process and a handcrafted Hebridean gin that encapsulates Raasay’s style, character and impressive geological variety.
Every drop of spirit is distilled, matured and bottled on the island of Raasay using water from their well, Tobar na Ba Bàin – ‘Well of the Pale Cow’. Mineral-rich Raasay water and long fermentations of up to 118 hours (5 days) develop sweet blackberry characteristics in our spirit before it even touches the oak of the cask.
ISLE OF RAASAY SINGLE MALT #1
The carefully crafted single malt recipe combines six signature casks –
maturing peated and unpeated Isle of Raasay spirit separately in
ex-Rye Whiskey (Woodford Reserve), virgin Chinkapin oak and Bordeaux red wine casks.
Lightly peated with rich dark fruit flavors – with a subtle, fragrant smokiness balanced with dark fruit flavors.
46.4% ABV, natural color, non-chill filtered.
|853876||ISLE OF RAASAY SINGLE MALT #1||700mL/6|
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