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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.

Social At Heart

The Isle of Harris Distillery is built for, and with, a purpose.

The Driest Days Of The Drought

Just two short weeks ago we announced news of The Great Harris Gin Drought Of 2016, a short-lived rationing of our Isle of Har

Harris Born and Bred

It’s been a wee while since we met a member of the distillery team so today we introduce you to Sandra Fraser, one of the original

The Great Harris Gin Drought Of 2016

Those of us who live in remote Outer Hebridean islands will be no stranger to intermittent shortages and interruptions to life being 'business as usual'.

All Bottles Are Not Created Equal

Glass is a humble and ancient material.

NU BLVCK

From the outset of our spirit-making endeavour we’ve strived to be ‘The Social Distillery’.

The Spirit Of Adventure

By stricter definitions of the word, the Scottish Outer Hebrides can be described as being rather remote.

A Cask & MacAulay

This week we were delighted to welcome a new friend into our Private Cask Scheme fold as the familiar face of Scottish comedian and prese

Better By Design

While we are proud to say the work done by our distillers at our diminutive still ‘The Dottach’ has ensured we’re making a beautiful spirit worthy of our island’s name, we must also give credit to

Festival Spirits

The Hebridean Celtic Festival, held in the town of Stornoway not far to our north, is a real don’t-miss date in our island calendar.

The Apothecarist Returns

This weekend we’re delighted to welcome the return of apothecarist Amanda Saurin, as she arrives on our shores for a summer seasonal gathering of local herbs and plants.

A New Ambassador

When we first began distilling our Isle of Harris Gin the goal was simply to produce a wonderful spirit from our little still, known affectionately as “The Dottach”.

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