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 […]

Two more Scottish breweries to open bars
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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 […]

Beacons
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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 […]

Innis & Gunn Beer Kitchen opens
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Innis & Gunn Beer Kitchen opens

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Jul 31, 2015
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This year is already shaping up to be a big one for Innis & Gunn. Having launched their Beer Bond back in May with a view to raising £3m to fund the construction of a new brewery – a figure they were very close to, as of a month ago – they have also now […]

Final JD Wetherspoon score…2-2?
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Final JD Wetherspoon score…2-2?

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Jan 22, 2015
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The planning application for Jimmy Chung’s on Waverley bridge has been approved

First In – Waiting for the pub to open
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First In – Waiting for the pub to open

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Nov 26, 2014
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The fantastic Craw Inn, Auchencrow, with pump clips from the ages (including cask ale from BrewDog; Hype and The Physics, top left)

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