• This week's beer of the week is the best IPA in Scotland on current evidence. As simple as that.

  • Edinburgh has a new taproom - courtesy of Leith's Campervan Brewery

  • Meet the carefully-branded saviour of craft beer - the nee-pa

  • Sometimes going a long way for a beer festival gives you a unique viewpoint

  • For lager marketers, what's the most important thing? What happens when you wait for your beer, it seems

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Beer of the Week – Black Isle Porter

Beer of the Week – Black Isle Porter

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Aug 18, 2017
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The weekend is once again nearly upon us – or upon you today if you have a very understanding boss. Thoughts invariably turn towards a beer or two for the days of downtime ahead. But with so many to choose from, where should you turn? Well, this is where this series of blog posts come […]

Beer of the Week – Fallen Brewing Platform C

Beer of the Week – Fallen Brewing Platform C

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Aug 11, 2017
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Another Friday and another beer recommendation from north of the border. With so many breweries in Scotland these days (over 150 at least) there is just so much to tempt your hard-earned cash with. So the best advice I can give is go at it in bite-sized chunks. That’s why at the end of every […]

New Edinburgh taproom – Campervan Brewery open for business

New Edinburgh taproom – Campervan Brewery open for business

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Aug 8, 2017
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Edinburgh is a great city for beer, but until recently it was severely lacking in one particular facet – brewery taprooms. We are lucky to boast the best selection of independent beer retailers and bottle shops in the UK, I think (relative to the size of the city), and you could argue the same about […]

Beer of the Week – Swannay Orkney Session

Beer of the Week – Swannay Orkney Session

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Aug 4, 2017
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The weekend is once again upon us, and we are into August no less. It seems like the Easter Egg wrappers have just been cleared away but we are on the cusp of Autumn already. With time flying like never before there is less of it than ever to devote to great beer. But that […]

New England IPA – craft beer’s magic bullet

New England IPA – craft beer’s magic bullet

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Aug 2, 2017
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A midsize boardroom, with two ponytailed execs standing at one end of it talking to an invited group of guests Gentlemen. Ladies. Welcome to FlashBrands Inc. We are consultants to the big leagues and our awesometer hit 110% this morning when we knew you guys from the New England IPA Marketing Board were booked in […]

Beer of the Week – Drygate Ax Man Rye IPA

Beer of the Week – Drygate Ax Man Rye IPA

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Jul 28, 2017
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Friday has arrived once again, and as ever that means at least two things. Firstly, the weekend is just around the corner (or maybe starting today, depending on your priorities) and secondly there’s another recommendation from my 52-strong vault of great unsung Scottish beers. With so many different releases appearing from breweries north of the […]

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