Beer of the Week – Stewart Cauld Reekie

Beer of the Week – Stewart Cauld Reekie

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Dec 15, 2017
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Just three more Fridays remain in 2017, so time for the final few selections in my great under-rated Scottish beers feature. It’s been quite a haul, in both senses of the word, but here we are – only three more spaces to fill with unsung heroes of Scottish brewing. To be honest this feature could […]

Beer of the Week – Six Degrees North Hop Classic

Beer of the Week – Six Degrees North Hop Classic

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Dec 8, 2017
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Friday is here again so there’s just a single item of business to take care of before the weekend can begin. Another recommendation from yours truly of a single beer that I believe is currently flying under the radar and deserves a little more recognition. With so many new beers appearing on the Scottish scene […]

Beer of the Week – BrewDog Jack Hammer

Beer of the Week – BrewDog Jack Hammer

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Dec 1, 2017
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The week ending is a sign that you should reach for your beer collection and toast the completion of another five days of hard graft (assuming you work Monday-Friday and actually do some graft, that is). But the question is, what to reach for? With dozens of new Scottish beers hitting the shelves recently it […]

Sours – Big Beer’s Latest Sweetener?

Sours – Big Beer’s Latest Sweetener?

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Nov 30, 2017
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This week has seen a flurry of newly-announced ‘strategic partnerships’ between small independent breweries and larger corporations. Two days ago, Colorado’s Avery Brewing Company sold 30% to Mahou San Miguel, yesterday Heineken UK took a minority stake in the Brixton Brewery – and overnight news appeared that Pirate Life in Australia had been acquired by […]

Beer of the Week – Cross Borders Porter

Beer of the Week – Cross Borders Porter

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Nov 24, 2017
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Friday is with us once again and that can mean only one thing. It’s time to hit the town. But if you’re saving yourself and that extra-special Christmas jumper for the host of December parties, maybe just hit the town and pick up a single beer to drink at home. Yes it’s another unsung beer […]

Caveat Emptor – Don’t Grab and Go…

Caveat Emptor – Don’t Grab and Go…

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Nov 22, 2017
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Recently in the last couple of weeks something has happened to me – twice – that has never happened before. Maybe it’s a sign of my advancing years, I don’t know, but it certainly was something I never remotely considered back in the day. I guess it happens to every beer fan as they get […]

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