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".


  • Spirit of Lewis [2]

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

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.

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

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Abhainn Dearg Distillery". 2017-08-23.
  2. ^ "Spirit of Lewis at A Wardrobe of Whisky".
  3. ^ "Abhainn Dearg Distillery Warehouse Tasting". 2012-04-07.
  4. ^ "Abhainn Dearg Single Malt at A Wardrobe of Whisky".
  5. ^ "Exclusive Abhainn Dearg Cask Strength Scotch". 2012-01-07.[permanent dead link]

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