Beer of the Week – Strathaven Craigmill Mild

Beer of the Week – Strathaven Craigmill Mild

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May 26, 2017
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Every Friday throughout 2017 I will be publishing a blog post shining a spotlight on a specific beer that I think deserves greater attention – these are the 52 unsung heroes of brewing in Scotland. Just in time for the weekend; an update on a beer that if you don’t already know then maybe you […]

Spot the Difference

Spot the Difference

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May 22, 2017
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What you may think yourself is irrelevant. What the brewery thinks as a whole…that is the standard for judgement. You repress your own standards. The other day I caught up with a documentary that had a number of fascinating moments, as it went behind the scenes at several breweries to get a more intimate look […]

Beer of the Week – Cairngorm Black Gold

Beer of the Week – Cairngorm Black Gold

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May 19, 2017
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Friday means that the weekend is just around the corner, and with it the chance to kick back with a beer or three (unless you have already been doing that all week). Every seven days at this time I will be detailing a particular Scottish beer and letting you know exactly why it should be […]

Out in the Cold

Out in the Cold

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May 16, 2017
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When is the very worst time to be a beer drinker? For every moment you’re about to operate heavy machinery or have been talked into giving up beer for Lent – or as we now call it, Dry January, there is a much worse occasion for the beer lover – and (unlike Dry January) it […]

Beer of the Week – Williams Bros Seven Giraffes

Beer of the Week – Williams Bros Seven Giraffes

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May 12, 2017
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The weekly calendar has flicked over to Friday once again so that can mean only two things. Firstly, it’s pretty much the weekend so you can start turning attention towards beer (as if you haven’t already) and secondly your recommendation on what to go for is right here. Every seven days I’ll be picking a […]

One of You Will Betray Me

One of You Will Betray Me

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May 10, 2017
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At the start of the week the Morning Advertiser breathlessly revealed that Carlsberg UK had plans to buy a craft brewery based in this country to ‘bolster its growing portfolio with an artisan British beer’, although they tempered this somewhat by going on to state that the Danish behemoths ‘could’ be ready to announce it […]

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