Fastest Finger First

Fastest Finger First

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Feb 28, 2017
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What is the most effective weapon these days in the search for brand new beer online? Aside from a credit card that doesn’t scream at you, I mean? It’s not Google – searching for ‘Cloudwater Juicy Banger 10% Pineapple Can Hazy’ will only lead to out of stock dead ends and beer tasting blogs either […]

Beer of the Week – Black Isle Hibernator

Beer of the Week – Black Isle Hibernator

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Feb 24, 2017
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The next in my weekly series of unsung Scottish beers hails from the same part of the world as the beer before last (Cromarty’s Brewed Awakening) and is also a stout – in fact there have been three in a row now in this feature. That’s a complete co-incidence, but maybe there is something in […]

The #IcemanPour Cometh

The #IcemanPour Cometh

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Feb 22, 2017
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A, or B? Trends in the world of craft beer come and go. You may even hold the point of view that craft beer itself is a trend, of course, which is fair enough. But aside from that we have seen the rise and fall of the Black IPA, the sudden proliferation of the pint-usurping […]

Beer of the Week – Fallen Chew Chew

Beer of the Week – Fallen Chew Chew

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Feb 17, 2017
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As the week draws to a close it is time to focus attention once more on another unsung hero of Scottish brewing. This weekly series exists to look at those beers – new and old – that deserve to be on your drinking radar, so that you can hopefully seek them out and discover another […]

The everlasting Guest Ale
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The everlasting Guest Ale

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Feb 15, 2017
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Guest Ales. They come in packs of five or ten, depending on what pub chalkboard has grabbed your attention, and they rotate more regularly than Abraham Lincoln in his grave these days. Chances are you will have pondered a selection of Guest Ales at some point in your drinking careers, wondering which of them to […]

Beer of the Week – Cromarty Brewed Awakening

Beer of the Week – Cromarty Brewed Awakening

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Feb 10, 2017
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There are so many amazing beers emanating from north of the border at the moment that it can not only be hard to keep up, but nearly impossible to put everything into context. Scotland has some truly classic beers – whether recognised as such or those that fly under the radar. So in this weekly […]

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