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A Community Christmas

December is the darkest of Harris months, the sun barely rising over the horizon before it disappears again for another long winter’s night.

The Christmas Spirit

We’re starting to feel more than a little festive here in Tarbert as we look forward to our first Christmas here in the new Isle of Harris distillery.

Our Message In A Bottle

First and foremost, the focus of our distillers and team here in Tarbert is to produce the very best spirits we can.

Your Perfect Serve

Image © Andy MacDonald @andrewMMacd on Twitter

Our Gin's New Journeys

From Tarbert to Times Square, Stornoway to Sydney, Queensland to the Costa Blanca…bottles of our Isle of Harris Gin have been wending their way around the world to be enjoyed by customers near and

Remember, Remember...

…the FOURTH of November.

Science And Serendipity

Our journey towards the first Isle of Harris gin had taken us across croft and machair, searching and gathering before the hunt for our botanicals finally turned towards the sea.

Binding Staves

To distiller and dram lover alike, the whisky barrel is truly a thing of beauty.

A Creative Place

As spirit makers, we are by default creative, working with raw materials, seeking inspiration from our surroundings, and transforming the elemental into something transcendental.

Kate's Canteen

The day to day activities at the distillery are the perfect way for the team here in Tarbert to work up an appetite.

New Beginnings

It has been a busy week here at the distillery.

Heart And Hearth

Three generations of Harris islanders put the first peats on the fire that will burn all the time from now on at the distillery (left to right) Emma Passmore (11) o

Looking back, looking forward.

With less than a week until we officially open our new distillery doors we thought it would be a good time to share a little film, shot as the grip of a Hebridean winter loosened into the wet and...

The Final Countdown

One of our abiding values here at the distillery is that life takes time, the simple belief that it’s better to do things right than do them rushed.

A Man Who Knows

At the Isle of Harris distillery we are striving to create the very best of spirits, making whisky and gin of the highest quality through the work we do here in Tarbert.

The Still Makers

We recently introduced you to our dancing stills, the two copper creations entwined and eagerly awaiting the imminent moment we begin making our new spirits.

Still Life

In addition to our spirit-making, the Isle of Harris Distillery is also collaborating with like-minded men and women who share our love of craft, quality and carefully made products of lasting valu

Keen Noses Wanted

Here at the Isle of Harris Distillery our aim is to produce a whisky and gin of such character and distinction as to be worthy of the island’s name.

The Dancing Stills

Malted barley, yeast and pure, clear Harris water…the simplest of ingredients and all that are physically required to make our Hearach whisky.

The Isle Of Harris Gin Story Pt. 2

Our investigation into potential ingredients for our new gin had finally led us to the sea.

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