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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 […]

Beer of the Week – Orkney Red MacGregor

Beer of the Week – Orkney Red MacGregor

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Nov 21, 2017
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The end is in sight, but there are still a few more amazing unsung Scottish beers on the horizon before we hit the 52nd and final beer in this series – and that beer, I should say at this point, is going to be the overall singlemost unsung beer we have currently in this part […]

Beer of the Week – Knops Musselburgh Broke

Beer of the Week – Knops Musselburgh Broke

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Nov 10, 2017
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It’s Friday once again, so time for another in my (now long-running) series of weekly recommendations on a single Scottish beer that should be in your tasting glass if you haven’t already had the chance to try it. With so much amazing new beer out there, sometimes it can be hard to keep up – […]

Beer of the Week – Fyne Ales Vital Spark

Beer of the Week – Fyne Ales Vital Spark

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Nov 3, 2017
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After last week’s two-for-one edition, this time it’s back to just a single beer recommendation on which to end the week. With less than ten to go, you’d think I might be struggling to still find unsung Scottish beers to feature in this series – but the opposite is true.* There are so many amazing […]

Lovibonds Brewery on the brink

Lovibonds Brewery on the brink

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Nov 2, 2017
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Establishing, operating and – with time – growing a brewery is a tough task, with unforeseen problems rearing their head at will. Irrespective of whether the recent boom in craft beer is sustainable or not, the everyday pressures of running a small business can leave some producers skating on thin ice through no fault of […]

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