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Gin Across The Generations.

We love to connect with people and, in turn, bring them a little closer to our island home.

On The Rocks In Eriskay

The Isle of Harris Distillery is pleased to announce we will be co-sponsoring the Outer Hebrides’ first ever whisky-themed festival as the inaugural ‘O

An Ambassador To London

Though far removed from the peace and quiet of our island home, London’s loudly calling!

Our New Scottish Ambassador

This week we are delighted to announce the appointment of our new Isle of Harris Distillery ambassador for Scotland.

The Joys Of Spring

Image: Morag Morrison, Lickisto, Isle of Harris © Ian Lawson www.ianlawson.com

Young Ryan

The Isle of Harris Distillery was created with the aim of helping to secure the island’s economic future and address local population decline.

A Very Civic Award

It’s always a pleasure to win an award, and last week we won a rather special one.  

The Casks Of Kentucky Pt. II

After last week’s look at cask creation, Kenny, Simon and Gordon moved on from Louisville, home of the KFC, Mohammed Ali and the beating heart of the bourbon industry, to the countryside of Kentuck

The Casks of Kentucky Pt. I

We love good wood, especially because it contributes so much to the flavour of our whisky. 

A Chat With Annabel Meikle Pt. II

Last week we caught up with Annabel Meikle, the director of Keepers of the Quaich and all-round whisky and spirits afficionado, for a wee chat abou

A Chat With Annabel Meikle

With more and more spirit for our historic single malt being committed to wood each week, we're becoming excited about the arrival of 'The Hearach', the first true Isle of Harris whisky.

The Danes Are Coming!

Last weekend our head distiller Kenny Maclean left Harris to head for Denmark, bringing our island spirit to the Copenhagen Gin Festival and helping to

An Ambassador For Harris

With the distillery now in its second year, word of our work has spread far from our shores.

Stemming The Tide

Our remote location means that this local island economy is a fragile one and one of the issues connected to this is population decline.

More Click & Connection

This year we’re making every effort to make it even easier to enjoy our Isle of Harris Gin.

A Man With A Movie Camera

As 2016 rolled into 2017, the distillery team were making their television debut, as BBC Alba screened three episodes of Druthad Na Hearadh -

A Crofting Distillery

For centuries, the men and women of the Outer Hebrides have held a deep relationship with their land and there has been a long history of struggle to secure the right to live and work the ground up

First Steps In The Spirit Hall

2016 marked the first year of making spirit for our historic dram ‘The Hearach' Single Malt, the first (legal!) whisky to be made here in the Isle of Harris.

Druthag na Hearadh

Happy Christmas From The Harris Distillery

Christmas being the most sociable time of year, it has particular meaning for us at the ‘Social distillery’.

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