Edinburgh Beer Weekly 05/05 – 11/05

Posted by on May 4, 2014 in Edinburgh Beer Weekly | No Comments

Welcome to the latest Edinburgh Beer Weekly! Every Sunday we’ll be posting a preview of all the beery happenings in the city for the next seven days – so you won’t miss a thing. You can sign up to our subscription service, ensuring you’ll get a notification every Sunday when the Edinburgh Beer Weekly is published. Just enter your email address in the panel on our front page. Also, follow us on Twitter (@thebeercast) to keep right up to date throughout the week. There are so many great beery things going on at the moment – stay tuned to the BeerCast, and enjoy each and every one of them!

So – what’s happening in the Edinburgh beer scene over the next seven days?

Monday 5th 8:00pm
Scandinavian Beers at Appellation
Appellation Wines, 43 Dalry Road
Appellation Wines website tickets £10

Head along to Dalry on Monday night and get with some Nordic Noir (and saisons, and IPA’s, etc). Appellation’s weekly tasting relates to the flourishing beer scene of Scandinavia. Mikkeller, Nøgne Ø, To Øl – they all produce stunning beers. If you aren’t aware of them, get yourself in the know with Craig and the team on Monday!

Wednesday 7th 7:30pm
Time for Tea at Holyrood 9A, with Fyne Ales
Holyrood 9A, Holyrood Road
Further Details / Fyne Ales blogpost

On Wednesday, attention turns to the Holyrood 9A, as their taps will be pouring some very special collaboration beers. Argyll’s favoured sons Fyne Ales have joined forces with Eteaket to brew a range of ales infused with specific teas. Six different leafy blends were sent up to Cairndow, and after a fair bit of procrastination (and probably several packets of digestives), two beers were created; Blooming Brew and Chai P.A. Both will be on offer, alongside newcomer From the Ashes, and five other Fyne Ales beers on cask and keg. Get there early!

Thursday 8th 7:30pm
Hot Rum Cow beer launch
Jeremiah’s Taproom, Elm Row
Further Details Tickets FREE – register here.

On Thursday, Jeremiah’s Taproom is the place to be, as Leith’s finest magazine Hot Rum Cow launch their own beer. Produced at Stewart Brewing’s Craft Beer Kitchen, it is a 6.7% rye IPA and should definitely be worth seeking out. The event is free – simply click the link above to let the HRC team know you’re coming. The event also sees the launch of the latest issue, which is based entirely around lager.

Friday 9th 7:30pm
Pilot Beer and Pantry Food pairing evening
The Pantry, 1-2 NW Circus Place
Further Information Tickets £35 (Call 0131 629 0206)

The next evening, Leith’s Pilot Beer are putting their liquid wares up against food from Stockbridge’s Pantry – one of the most under-rated restaurants in the city. Four courses will be matched to a beer from Pilot, with all proceeds going to charity. Head along and discover the joys of beer and food matching, and to catch up with what Leith’s new kids on the block are up to.

Friday 9th [to Sunday 11th]
Rhythm and Brews at the Roxy
Assembly Roxy, 2 Roxburgh Place
Further Details Tickets £8-£10 – available here.

This coming weekend, the Old Town is playing host to a craft beer and music festival. Rhythm and Brews takes place at the Roxy, and features beers from Barney’s, Williams Brothers, WEST, and the Caledonian, together with cider from Thistly Cross and music from a range of throwback bands. Food is also available, from hog roast specialists Pig in a Poke. There are sessions on all days, at different prices – check the link above for more, or follow the festival on Twitter here.

The Edinburgh Beer Weekly will be published every Sunday here on the BeerCast. If you have an event in or around the city that you’d like to feature – please get in touch at the usual email address. Cheers!

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