The search for Raasay’s first distiller commenced in January 2017 and has spread far and wide, receiving applications from around the globe. The brand is now delighted to announce that the appointment of Iain Robertson as the first distiller. 

Iain is a recent Honours graduate of the Heriot Watt Brewing and Distilling school.

During his studies, he took a placement at North British grain distillery and worked at Edinburgh’s The Scotch Whisky Experience as one of their highly knowledgeable tour guides.

Iain is not only formally educated in the art and science of distilling but is innovative and enthusiastic about respectfully pushing the boundaries of the spirit. Iain will be relocating to the small island of Raasay to join the team. 

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