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#55 – Anderson ‘Burr’ Bakewell

Published June 6, 2021

Helen heads to the Outer Hebrides to discover the story of the Isle of Harris Distillery.

Anderson ‘Burr’ Bakewell fell in love with the rare & elusive spirit of the beautiful, remote Isle of Harris & pondered how one could bottle the island & share it with the world.

Shona Macleod – one of the first members of staff at the Isle of Harris Distillery – reveals how the distillery came about with a focus on providing employment for the community & describes how that spirit is captured in Harris Gin & will be in The Hearach, their first legal dram, when it’s ready.



Anderson ‘Burr’ Bakewell – seaweed

Anderson ‘Burr’ Bakewell – distillery

Anderson ‘Burr’ Bakewell – gin