International G&T Day | 5 G&Ts With a Twist

International G&T Day | 5 G&Ts With a Twist

5 gin and tonic serves with a twist to help you celebrate this International Gin & Tonic Day!
A Year of Barra Atlantic Gin

A Year of Barra Atlantic Gin

Throughout August we’ve been celebrating a year of Barra Atlantic Gin and we want to share some highlights from the truly amazing adventure that has been the last 12 months.
Isle of Barra Distillers Shortlisted in Prestigious Food & Drink Awards

Isle of Barra Distillers Shortlisted in Prestigious Food & Drink Awards

The team behind the Isle of Barra Distillers are celebrating after being named a finalist in the Best New Business for the Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards.
It's been quite a year…

It's been quite a year…

The Isle of Barra Distillers was established as recently as 2016 but it’s been a dream of wife and husband team Katie and Michael Morrison for much longer than that and on the 14th of August 2018, it will mark one year since the Barra gin went on sale.
Barra Gin links up with Calmac

Barra Gin links up with Calmac

Capturing the taste of a true Hebridean spirit, the Barra gin hops on tour with Caledonian Macbrayne.
Barra's Blessing Of The Boats

Barra's Blessing Of The Boats

The Isle of Barra has fishing running through its veins and at one point in the islands long history, the fishing was the Islands heartbeat.
A time to reflect - part one

A time to reflect - part one

It has been an incredible first five months for the Isle of Barra Distillers, now it’s time to sit down and reflect. Having launched only last August it has been an incredible first five months for everyone connected to the Isle of Barra Distillers.

St. Barr's Church

Situated by the old pier in Northbay sits the church of St Barr. 

Before St Barr's church was completed in 1906, the parishioners at the north end of the island attended St Brendan's church in Craigston. However it was a massive relief for them to finally get their own parish for worship but were still served by the parish priest at Craigston.

Carrageen, inside and out!

Carrageen, inside and out!

Carrageen isn't just a key ingredient of our gin, we also use it to create our packaging.
Barra Gin - Gin of April 2018 at Brian Maule at Chardon d'Or

Barra Gin - Gin of April 2018 at Brian Maule at Chardon d'Or

The Isle of Barra Distillers are delighted to be working with the good people at Brian Maule at Chardon d'Or. this April and look forward to offering guests the quality Barra Gin as their feature gin of the month.

 

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.

This week we sat down with Michael, the Isle of Barra Distillers Managing Director to see what the future months may have in store.
From the Isle of Barra to Denmark - Fra Isle of Barra til Danmark

From the Isle of Barra to Denmark - Fra Isle of Barra til Danmark

From our Island home we embark on a new and exiting adventure. We are now sharing the story of the Barra Gin to our new friends in Denmark.
It all comes down to the Carrageen

It all comes down to the Carrageen

When we strip it all down and all we have left is the raw ingredients, it is the Carrageen that is the catalyst in our unique gin.
Barra's Beauty

Barra's Beauty

We have some stunningly beautiful beaches on the island, it ain't called "barrabados" or "Barrdise" for nothing.
The Barra Gin Serve

The Barra Gin Serve

It is a question we have been asked a lot 'how is the Barra gin best served?' Is there a right or wrong way?
Events

Events

We will be attending some events in the coming months.
Carrageen Pudding

Carrageen Pudding

With a new harvest just around the corner we will be looking into our key botanical Carrageen over the next few weeks.
The Isle of Barra Distillers Island Shop

The Isle of Barra Distillers Island Shop

A crucial milestone in our journey has been reached. We are thrilled to open the doors to our Island shop.
The Royal National Mòd

The Royal National Mòd

We would just like to wish everyone attending The Royal National Mòd in Lochaber next week a massive good luck, especially the ones travelling from Barra!
Island Born

Island Born

Barra stands steadfastly on Europe's western frontier, with only the vast expanses of the Atlantic Ocean between us and North America's eastern seaboard.

How to buy

How to buy

Our gin can be ordered directly from ourselves or if you can't wait that long, you can have a look at our map to see if there are any stockists near you.
Barra Atlantic Gin Marble

Barra Atlantic Gin Marble

Carrageen isn’t just a key ingredient of our gin, we also use it to create our packaging.
Country Living Fair

Country Living Fair

We had an amazing time attending the country living fair in Glasgow in November. This was our first time attending a show and it definitely wont be our last! We met some amazing people and it was great to hear everyone's feedback on our wonderful gin.
Travelling to Barra

Travelling to Barra

There are 3 ways to travel to our beautiful island - Barra. 

By boat from Oban, by boat from Eriskay or fly by plane with Loganair.  All 3 options are determined by the weather mind you.

The Carrageen

The Carrageen

The key botanical in Barra Atlantic Gin is sourced naturally from the crystal clear, pure shallows surrounding our island. 
Our Story

Our Story

The Isle of Barra Distillers was established as recently as 2016 but it's been a dream of wife and husband team Katie and Michael Morrison for much longer than that.