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Step Aside Whisky, This Burns Night We're Making Gin Cocktails, And Here Are The Recipes We're Going With

Burns Night (January 25th) commemorates the life of the bard Robert Burns who was born on this date in 1759. It also celebrates Burns' contribution to Scottish culture with food, drink, and verse. A traditional Burns Supper starts with soup, often a Scotch broth. The haggis is then served with neeps and tatties, typically carried on a silver salver, and piped in by the diners with a standing slow clap. But while all this palaver is going on, why not crack open the gin and make yourself a cocktail or two? We’ve created a cocktail guide straight from the Misty Isle to tide you over while the haggis is a-comin’.   A Man’s a Mojito for A’ That’ Ingredients• 100ml Misty...

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End of Year Review 2021

As always, we find ourselves at the end of December questioning “Where has this year gone?”  It does not feel like that long ago we were enjoying the previous festive season (all be it a bit different than the ‘norm’) and welcoming in 2021!  It has been quite the year for us here at Isle of Skye Distillers and as 2021 draws to a close, we have been reflecting upon the various events that have occurred over these last 12 months. We all had a slightly different start to the New Year with the continuation of the second lockdown.  Usually in early January we would be back in the office outlining plans and locking in ‘dates’ for various events but...

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Tommy's Gin. Lest We Forget.

Every year we come together on Remembrance Day, also known as Armistice Day, to commemorate and honour those that gave their lives to secure and protect our freedom.  Tommy’s Gin (45% volume) was launched in October 2017 in memory of our late father Tommy Wilson.  Lest We Forget.

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