Abhainn Dearg distillery

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Abhainn Dearg Distillery
Abhainn Dearg Red River Distillery
Abhainn Dearg Red River Distillery
Region: Island
Location Uig, Isle of Lewis
Founded 2008 [1]
Abhainn Dearg
Type Single malt, Scotch
Age(s) newmake spirit, 3 years
Cask type(s) American White Oak, Ex-Bourbon Casks (Main) Ex Sherry Casks
ABV 46%, 56%, 58%

Abhainn Dearg (/ˈævɪn ˈɛrəɡ/ AV-in JERR-əg) 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 an Bourbon barrel and bottled at natural strength 58%.

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