Summer Traditions

Summer Traditions

1 day ago
Well, we enjoyed that short spell of great weather, giving us a taste of the summer! It made us reminisce on summers gone by, seasonal traditions and gatherings. A fantastic season to be on Barra for and one that we can only hope to return to in the very near future.  
Whisky Distillers Foundation

Whisky Distillers Foundation

9 days ago
From the outset, we’ve had our share of ambitions, goals and targets. Opening the first ‘legal’ distillery and producing the first...
Mixing It Up!

Mixing It Up!

It’s all about the Gin, the creations and generally ‘mixing it up’ this week. Whilst you can’t beat a good old Barra G&T...
The Journey

The Journey

Distilled, bottled, and shipped from the remote Island of Barra, our Barra Atlantic Gin takes many journeys to reach mainland UK and...
Island Paradise

Island Paradise

Are you planning your staycation for summertime? The Isle of Barra may be on your radar already...
A welcoming sight!

A welcoming sight!

We have thoroughly enjoyed welcoming new and familiar faces to our distillery this past week. With the easing of restrictions, we have appreciated the return of normality to an extent and our much-loved island buzz! 
From the Isle of Barra to San Francisco World Spirits Competition

From the Isle of Barra to San Francisco World Spirits Competition

It’s no secret that our Barra Atlantic Gin embarks on many journeys. Even its route from the Isle of Barra to mainland Scotland caused a mass of transportation...
Earth Day

Earth Day

Earth Day 2021, an annual event celebrated around the world to demonstrate support for Environmental Protection worldwide...
A House Pour at Two Fat Ladies!

A House Pour at Two Fat Ladies!

Two Fat Ladies Restaurants are undoubtedly one of the best-known and high respected restaurants within Scotland. As a real Glaswegian Institution...
A week at the Isle of Barra Distillers

A week at the Isle of Barra Distillers

After a calm and quiet Easter weekend here on the Isle of Barra, we are back into the swing of all things work. The times are moving and so are we...
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

Journal day has conveniently landed on a very special day indeed. Today we celebrate our very own Co-Owner & Managing Director’s Birthday. As a celebration, this week’s journal is dedicated to the one and only Michael Morrison!
Barra Whisky

Barra Whisky

The Isle of Barra Distillers Ltd story begins only as far back as 2016. Born for a desire to move home to the Outer Hebrides in the far North West of Scotland, and build something that will evoke the community spirit, our founders Kate and Michael Morrison started developing the plans for a Gin and Whisky Distillery.

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Did you know...

As a business, we strongly believe in the importance of sharing our stories, experiences and talking you through our developments as we journey...
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Mothering Sunday

Today, we celebrate a very special day indeed, a day spent honouring our mothers and mother figures. A day to show thanks and appreciation to those special to us. A day to enjoy together, with our families...
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Click & Collect

We’ve been growing our Click & Collect locations around the UK and are delighted to bring collaborations with a great deal of independent local businesses...
From Barra to the World!

From Barra to the World!

This week we shared our long-awaited news that our Barra Atlantic Gin can now be shipped to almost two hundred countries worldwide...
Welcome to our Barra Atlantic Gin Community

Welcome to our Barra Atlantic Gin Community

It is with great pleasure, that we invite you to join our Official Barra Atlantic Gin Facebook Group. A group set-up solely for you to engage, where you will be joined by fellow Barra Atlantic Gin followers.  

Happy Valentines Day!

Happy Valentines Day!

Love is in the air today, as we join the worldwide celebration of romance on Valentine’s Day. And...
2021

2021

We’re all asking ourselves the very same question, what will 2021 bring us?
WIN A YEAR'S SUPPLY OF GIN!

WIN A YEAR'S SUPPLY OF GIN!

Have you got the Golden Ticket? That’s right, it’s not only Willy Wonka that can dish out the good stuff! For the first time ever...
A FEAST OF FEEDBACK!

A FEAST OF FEEDBACK!

It’s been over a week since we launched our new still Barra Atlantic Gin and we’ve been overwhelmed by the tremendous feedback received so far! Not only from our customers but also from our friends, who happen to be passionate Gin Professionals/Bloggers!

Barra Gin Still

Out with the old and in with the new!

This week has taken us by storm as we journey into our next era. We’ve not only launched our new still Barra Atlantic Gin this week, but have also launched our brand-new website in collaboration to mark this very special milestone.
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A Hebridean Collaboration Continued

As we continue to grow and progress on our journey of distilling on the edge, we are always delighted to be working with like-minded and independent companies similar to us. This week we’d love to share with you, our collaboration with Salar Smokehouse on our neighbouring Isle of South Uist.
International Scottish Gin Day 2020

International Scottish Gin Day 2020

Established by the Gin Cooperative, International Scottish Gin Day is a celebration of all the incredible gin’s we have here in Scotland. This year’s celebration takes place on Saturday 24 October and we couldn’t be more excited.
A Hebridean Collaboration

A Hebridean Collaboration

Our Barra Atlantic Gin has our Island home and surroundings running right through it. From our branding to the taste of our Island Spirit we are all about the adventure of distilling on the edge. We’re extremely excited to be working with a fellow Island brand that’s just as passionate as we are about our own products. We are of course referring to ishga skincare.
Isle of Barra Distillers Is Growing

Isle of Barra Distillers Is Growing

As a small family run business, we are always aiming high, working hard and setting goals in order to progress and develop further, not only as a business but also as a team. Today we are delighted to welcome our newest addition to the Isle of Barra Distillers family!
Award-winning Barra Atlantic Gin

Award-winning Barra Atlantic Gin

Created with 17 carefully selected botanical's, it is the carrageen seaweed that makes our gin st...
Embarking on Barra Atlantic Gin

Embarking on Barra Atlantic Gin

Our island home is at the heart and soul of our island spirit, the award-winning Barra Atlantic G...
Welcome to the Isle of Barra

Welcome to the Isle of Barra

What a week we’ve had here at the Isle of Barra Distillers! Our small team have had the greatest...
We’re open!

We’re open!

Our Distillery shop is OPEN! With the rules and restrictions lifting slightly, we have taken the mandatory steps to enable a safe experience while shopping with us locally. It’s been a while, but we’re looking forward to catching up with new and familiar faces going forward!

Barra Distillers go for Gold!

As another busy but successful week here at the Isle of Barra Distillers passes, we reflect on how blessed we are to be kept busy between distilling our Island Spirit to receiving awards. it’s all go for our small team and we couldn't be more grateful.
Meet the Team!

Meet the Team!

It’s always a pleasure to put a face to the name and whilst we are aware that you cannot visit our Distillery for the time being, nor can we attend events and shows, we thought it would be a nice opportunity for you to meet our small but mighty team, here at the Isle of Barra Distillers Co.
Happy Father's Day!

Happy Father's Day!

Today marks a very special day for all the fantastic Fathers/Father figures out there. A day of celebration and appreciation to our nearest and dearest. Happy Father’s Day from the Isle of Barra Distillers!
World Gin Day

World Gin Day

This wasn’t just any old weekend, Saturday 13th June officially marked World Gin Day. Now if that isn’t a good enough reason to pour yourself a refreshing G&T then I don’t know what is. It is the weekend after all and well a Saturday without Gin should be illegal!
Barra Atlantic Gin

Barra Atlantic Gin

The Barra Atlantic Gin is the first spirit released from the Isle of Barra Distillers and is also the first spirit to be distilled right here on the Island of Barra.
Feels like Summer has arrived!

Feels like Summer has arrived!

The hot climate, blue skies and blazing sunshine has appeared in Scotland, right on time for us to be able to visit our loved ones safely in the garden at a distance. How perfect is this? Summer has arrived, thankfully!