Highland no more – Swannay Brewery launch

Highland no more – Swannay Brewery launch

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Oct 29, 2015
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Name, logo, visuals. All are important when forming a company – it becomes your identity much more than whatever aspirations you hold when starting out. People can’t associate with the finer points of your ethos unless you are able to talk to each customer individually, so instead you have the natural extension that is your […]

Linger

Linger

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Jun 18, 2015
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Here are five of the best Scottish beers I can think of for Linger – with these, the rewards just keep on coming. Tempest Unforgiven (5.4%) A juniper rye ale with smoked oak, on cask this one goes on and on. Smoked and rauchbiers are (in)famous for their long, deep aftertastes, the addition of juniper […]

What if Highland…were more Lowland?
Saint Guinness Day

Saint Guinness Day

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Mar 17, 2014
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Happy Saint Guinness Day! Today, around the world, hundreds of thousands of dark pints will be churned out, knocked back and knocked over – all in the name of a long-passed, snake-managing missionary. It’s the biggest day of commercialisation in the beer world, bar none. Over the years, Dublin’s most famed export has become so […]

Highland Brewing Co to begin kegging

Highland Brewing Co to begin kegging

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Feb 18, 2013
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Rob Hill has seen pretty much every development in brewing, in a career stretching from his days as a twenty-something assistant at Moorhouse’s in Burnley, to managing his own plant on Orkney. As head brewer at the Highland Brewing Company, he’s steered one of the UK’s remotest island breweries to national acclaim – culminating in […]

Scottish Real Ale Festival 2012 – the beers

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Jun 29, 2012
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The Scottish Real Ale Festival is well and truly open for business – once the doors were unlocked the first hundred people had entered the venue with only thirty-five minutes having elapsed. We covered the details of how the Corn Exchange is working out for the SRAF in yesterday’s post – so today, it’s on […]

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