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BrewDog rolls out free ‘Bar Stool beer schools’

BrewDog is offering free versions of its beer schools across its network of UK and selected European bars, to give anyone the chance to sample its beers and learn the fundamentals of tasting beer. The...
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BrewDog opens in Tampere, Finland – its 15th new bar this year

Scottish brewer BrewDog, continues to expand its international presence with the launch of its latest international bar located in Finland, in the dynamic southern city of Tampere.  BrewDog Tampere is the Aberdeenshire brewer’s 15th bar...

New six°north Dundee bar, Dynamo, opens

Six°north's new Dundee bar, Dynamo, opened on Friday 7th December 2018. This follows last month's announcement that six°north were taking over this historic site on 42 Union Street. Since then a refit of the bar has...

Targeting Scottish beer to be a £1billion industry

Scotland’s national agency for the food and drink industry has made a rallying call for consumers to buy Scottish beer this Christmas as an ambitious new strategy to grow the Scottish brewing sector is...

Merchant City Brewing Company launches three cask aged beers

Glasgow’s Merchant City Brewing Company has launched three new cask aged beers along with two new pilot series offerings in time for the festive season. Two of the cask aged beers have been aged using...
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Brewgooder strengthens board with two new appointments

Social enterprise brewery, Brewgooder, has appointed two new board members, including the current Senior VP of Growth at Skyscanner. Shane Corstorphine of Skyscanner and Patrick Hartless of William Grant & Sons, bolster the current board...
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BrewDog opens Perth and Edinburgh Airport bars

BrewDog is launching bars in Perth and Edinburgh Airport this week. These openings grow the Aberdeenshire brewery’s bar portfolio to 11 in Scotland, 39 in the UK, and 78 worldwide. Located at the east end...
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BrewDog opens new bar in Budapest, Hungary

Scottish brewery BrewDog has launched a new bar of BrewDog Budapest. Located at the heart of Hungary’s capital near the eclectic Godzu, the bar is set to have the largest selection of craft beer in...
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Innis & Gunn plans new Edinburgh large scale lager brewery

Scottish craft brewer, Innis & Gunn, has announced plans to build a large scale brewery in Edinburgh to meet exploding domestic and international demand for its leading brand Innis & Gunn Craft Lager, and...
Orkney Brewery's Craig Steven (right) with SIBA's competitions committee chair, Guy Sheppard

Drygate and Sinclair named ‘best independent craft brewers in Scotland'

The recent 'SIBA Scotland Independent Beer Awards' for the best independent craft brewers in Scotland saw Drygate and Sinclair Breweries take home the two top spots. The awards, run by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), are...
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six°north launch crowdfunding campaign to open Dundee bar

Multi award winning craft brewery six°north has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £40,000 to enable them to open a new bar on Union Street in Dundee city centre this December. six°north is led by founder and...
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Exporter in two-week mission to China to develop Scottish craft beer and spirits sales

One of Scotland’s leading exporter of craft beer and spirits has embarked on an ambitious two-week trade visit to China as it seeks to build on a series of export deals and further enhance the reputation...

Edinburgh Beer Factory releases £12 Paolozzi Vino

Edinburgh Beer Factory has introduced Paolozzi Vino at £12 a bottle. Vino is Paolozzi Lager which has been aged for 12 weeks in Burgundy white wine barrels and hand bottled into a 750ml sharing bottle, then...
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Video: OK, so helium beer – who has tried it?

This popped up on our Facebook page today although it does seem to be from about 4 years ago. Thanks to my Father-in-Law! Absolutely hilarious and if you know more about the beer please let us know!
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Thirst Craft rebuild a beacon of British brewing with their rebrand of Thornbridge

With the pace of change and the proliferation of competitors, craft brewery years can often feel like dog years, and at 13 years old Thornbridge Brewery was facing a midlife crisis. Having been one of...
James Watt and Martin Dickie

BrewDog closes investment round with over £26.2million invested by more than 50,000 beer fans

BrewDog has closed the world’s most successful equity crowdfunding raise, Equity for Punks V, having secured £26.2million worth on investment over the past 12 months. 50,000 people invested in this fifth crowdfunding drive, more than...
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Edinburgh social enterprise pub chain sold to well know operators

Edinburgh businessman Chris Thewlis has sold Beer for Good CIC to Swedish businessman Mike Christopherson and his wife Anna. The couple is well known in the capital’s hospitality industry, already owning six bars in the city...
James Watt and Martin Dickie

BrewDog unveils ambitious 12 month ‘Blueprint’

BrewDog has unveiled ‘The BrewDog Blueprint’; an ambitious business manifesto packed with more than 30 initiatives that will see it evolve its beers and business, as well as how it collaborates with and supports...

Brewery eyes overseas expansion as export sales grow

Bellfield, the Scottish gluten-free microbrewery, has secured a listing with a multiple retailer in Singapore.  The new listing will see the Scottish brewery’s beers on sale in 23 branches of NTUC FairPrice Finest supermarkets from...
From left - Aidan Canavan and Simon Tardivel of Bute Brew Co

Bute Brew Co adopt circular economy to make beer from leftover bread

Bute Brew Co has put circular economy principles into practice with their ‘Thorough Bread’, which is made using leftover bread. The 5.1% alcohol craft beer is made from unsold loaves of bread donated from the local...

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Glasgow's Makar Cherry Gin Named ‘UK's Best Flavoured Gin' at World Gin Awards

Glasgow born Makar Cherry Gin has been named the ‘UK’s Best Flavoured Gin’ at the prestigious World Gin Awards, which took place...

Bottling innovation inspired by Perthshire woodlands

Creating new products, services or processes can be challenging, particularly for smaller businesses where time and money are in short supply.
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Glengoyne Distillery wins top award for environmental best practice

Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky is celebrating a top award win at an internationally acclaimed spirits competition. The...

Raising a glass at Methil Heritage Centre

Researched and put together by The Friends of Methil Heritage with assistance from ON Fife curators, the exhibition explores the history of distilling in the...
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Double gold award success for Tamdhu

A Speyside distillery is kicking off the New Year on a high after achieving double gold award success in The Spirits Business...
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Plans to transform Glenkinchie Distillery visitor experience approved

Another key milestone has been passed in the plans for a major transformation of the Glenkinchie Distillery visitor experience after East Lothian...