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Fraoch – ‘Scotland’s original craft beer’ – is 25 years old

Fraoch – ‘Scotland’s original craft beer’ – is 25 years old

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Aug 20, 2014
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Back in February, I ventured across the ever-tightening central belt of the country, and pitched up in a rain-lashed Glasgow to attend the opening of a new brewery; in a gallery. That project became Drygate, the seemingly instantly successful collaborative brewery involving the C&C Group and Williams Bros. Brewing Co. On the evening itself, as […]

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Gusher!

Gusher!

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Aug 15, 2014
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What do you do when a beer can’t wait to meet you? Bottle rockets are something of an inevitability if you regularly knock the cap off an ale or two at home, even for the super-vigilant who open beers as stealthily as possible. We’ve all been there – that momentary pause, when everything seems like […]

Beer Quiz: What type of drinker are you?

Beer Quiz: What type of drinker are you?

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Aug 13, 2014
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It takes all types of beer drinkers – but which are you? Why not take this simple beer quiz, and find out? Q2. Canned beer is… A – The Bud I drink at barbecues when the bottled Bud runs out? B – Starting to have a real impact in craft beer sales in the UK, […]

Eurolager: underpriced, underwhelming – but undervalued

Eurolager: underpriced, underwhelming – but undervalued

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Aug 11, 2014
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A break is as good as a rest, as they say. I’ve had the best part of a month off from blogging, writing, Tweeting and even (to a certain extent) thinking about beer, in any major form. Well, that’s not strictly true, of course – even in the depths of sleep the brain flicks affectionately […]

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