Abhainn Dearg distillery

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Abhainn Dearg Distillery
Abhainn Dearg Red River Distillery
Abhainn Dearg Red River Distillery
Region: Island
LocationUig, Isle of Lewis
Founded2008 [1]
Abhainn Dearg
TypeSingle malt, Scotch
Age(s)newmake spirit, 3 years
Cask type(s)American White Oak, Ex-Bourbon Casks (Main) Ex Sherry Casks
ABV46%, 56%, 58%

Abhainn Dearg (/ˈævɪn ˈɛərɡ/ AV-in JAIRG) or Red River Distillery is a Scotch whisky distillery in Uig, on the west coast of the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides. It is the most westerly distillery in Scotland. The name is Scottish Gaelic for "Red River".

Products[edit]

  • Spirit of Lewis [2]

A 40% abv new make spirit aged for a few months on sherry oak casks.

  • Spirit of Lewis Cask Strength for The Whisky Barrel [3]

Matured in Sherry hogshead cask for three months and bottled at natural strength 56%.

  • Abhainn Dearg Single Malt Special Edition[4]

Matured in Bourbon casks and bottled at 46% with just 3 years old. A limited edition inaugural release of 2,011 bottles.

  • Abhainn Dearg 3 Year Old Single Malt Cask Strength for The Whisky Barrel [5]

Miniature bottling of the 3 year old Scotch matured in a Bourbon barrel and bottled at natural strength 58%.

  • Abhainn Dearg 10 Year Old Single Malt[6]

Matured in ex-bourbon casks and bottled at 46% ABV it is the oldest whisky to be produced by a legal distillery in the Outer Hebrides.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Abhainn Dearg Distillery". 23 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Spirit of Lewis at A Wardrobe of Whisky".
  3. ^ "Abhainn Dearg Distillery Warehouse Tasting". 7 April 2012.
  4. ^ "Abhainn Dearg Single Malt at A Wardrobe of Whisky".
  5. ^ "Exclusive Abhainn Dearg Cask Strength Scotch". 7 January 2012.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "Scottish distilleries - Abhainn Dearg".

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 58°10′15″N 7°02′41″W / 58.17083°N 7.04472°W / 58.17083; -7.04472