• Moving3

    The most stressful thing you can do - move house (with beer)

  • Jaguar2

    Yesterday's Champion Beer of Britain results have changed the way I feel about beer festival judging

  • Bud4

    This Bud's for you, if you want it. But what's inside?

  • BeerKitchen5

    The Innis & Gunn Beer Kitchen opens on Lothian Road, Edinburgh. So what's it like?

  • figurehead2

    Although the BeerCast won't be changing, other things certainly will...

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Moving Day

Moving Day

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Aug 14, 2015
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They say it’s the most stressful thing that you can do. Moving a houseful of beer. Yes, whilst others are gamefully pulling on Jeremy Corbyn diorama hats at GBBF or side-stepping flyer-giving teenagers on the Royal Mile, the agenda in our particular part of the world has been packing up everything we own to move […]

Kelburn Jaguar; second best beer in Britain

Kelburn Jaguar; second best beer in Britain

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Aug 12, 2015
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The winners of the annual Champion Beer of Britain (CBoB) were announced yesterday afternoon at the Great British Beer Festival at London’s Olympia – and there was something to cheer for Scottish beer drinkers, as Renfrewshire’s Kelburn Brewery were awarded Champion Golden Ale before going on to win the overall CBoB Silver medal for their […]

“People say we add rice because it’s cheap. This isn’t true”

“People say we add rice because it’s cheap. This isn’t true”

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Aug 10, 2015
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The words of Mark Yocum, Director of Quality for North America at Anheuser-Busch InBev, at the recent Beer Bloggers and Writers Conference in Asheville, North Carolina. The full quote: “The quality of the rice we use is high, therefore rice is not inexpensive at all. You know that with a light lager, there is not […]

Two more Scottish breweries to open bars
In Pubs

Two more Scottish breweries to open bars

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Aug 7, 2015
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Everything happens in threes, as they say – and a mere handful of days since Innis & Gunn took the plunge and opened their first bar, on Lothian Road in Edinburgh, two other prominent Scottish breweries have announced plans to do something similar; almost literally around the corner from each other. Beer drinkers of Inverness […]

Double Up

Double Up

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Aug 5, 2015
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Well, all those emails and calls certainly paid off. A tweet, linked to Instagram, plops into the timeline in the middle of the afternoon, with a mere six words of fanfare. In a single moment, that announcement carries the suggestion of a beer that many people have been wondering about for a long time. Fyne […]

Beacons
In Pubs

Beacons

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Aug 3, 2015
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What’s the best time of day to go the the pub? The time that you fancy a beer, obviously. But the thing about these living-rooms-at-length are that they cater for all kinds of situations. And that’s as true for the cliched ‘life events’ that we celebrate there (wedding receptions, final exams, the conclusion of a […]

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