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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’.

Community at Christmas

The word community is used a lot, particularly when talking about our islands.

Some Island Christmas Inspiration

Christmas is coming and while our distillery in Harris is far from the madding crowds of Buchanan, Princes and Oxford Streets, we still have Christmas shopping on our minds…  

The Spirit of The Season

As December dawns so does the realisation that Christmas is on its way and here in Tarbert we’re beginning to feel a little festive.

Swimming With Sugar Kelp

This week we spoke to a very important person in the production of our Isle of Harris Gin.

London Calling

As we continue to grow, word of our work spreads steady and sure from house to village and town to city.

Scotch & Rye

Despite the success of our Isle of Harris Gin, at our heart we are a first and foremost a whisky distillery.

A Sense Of Place

In recent weeks we’ve been looking at the importance of good design so we thought we’d continue on this road by catching up with James Simpson.

Gifted In Good Design

Good design is important to the Isle of Harris Distillery and we appreciate the skill and craft of the talented folk behind the architecture, interiors and graphics as much as we do the work of our

His Royal Highness In Harris

As sunshine battled bravely through black rainclouds breaking over the Clisham, a helicopter descended onto the coastguard helipad near the village of Direcleit.

Isle of Harris Gin Dot Com

As we enter our second year of distilling we continue to make strides with new ideas and exciting endeavours.

Click, Collect, Connect.

When we first fired up our little gin still back in September 2015 we fully intended for the fruits of her labours simply to be bottled and sold from our distillery shop, providing our visitors wit

Simon Says...

In a change from our usual weekly piece of storytelling we thought we'd let our Managing Director Simon Erlanger have a few words as we enter our second exciting year o

A Year in Harris

It’s hard to believe but this weekend marks the first anniversary of the Isle of Harris Distillery's official opening.

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