June, 2013 | Scottish Licensed Trade News

Scottish Licensed Trade News

Brewer taps beer fans for funds

Brewdog scheme raises £1million within days of launch By Gillian McKenzie BREWDOG has raised a quarter of its £4 million funding target to support further …

Chivas revives Speyside distillery

Glen Keith facility relaunched as part of ongoing expansion drive Chivas Brothers, the Scotch whisky business of Pernod Ricard, has reopened Glen Keith …

Government must back hospitality

Sector on track to create 30,000 job opportunities by 2015 THE UK Government must provide greater support to the tourism and hospitality industries in order to …

Whisky business goes its own way

Range of independent bottlings offers a point of difference in Ayrshire AS the profile and popularity of Scotch whisky continues to grow, a business in …

Trade slams board for ‘bias’

Licence rulings draw fire in West Dunbartonshire By Dave Hunter WEST Dunbartonshire licensing board has been accused of bias towards big businesses after …

Consumers taking a fresh look at whiskey

Flavoured variants credited with attracting younger drinkers to category POSITIONED as an ‘accessible’ dark spirit and with a growing number of flavoured …

Revamp breathes new life into Bruce Hotel

Former porter buys East Kilbride business out of administration and oversees extensive refurbishment. By Matthew Lynas AS a schoolboy, he worked as a part-time …

A new blend of whisky drinkers

Spirit playing the generation game, operators tell SLTN SCOTCH whisky firms have made no secret of their desire to attract a younger generation of consumers. …

Proposed pubs code under fire

Suggested measures for reform “misguided”, says Heineken By Gillian McKenzie MANY of the UK government’s proposals to reform the pub sector are …

Long arm of the law tightens grip on trade

THE raft of new alcohol and licensing legislation introduced in recent years has led to increased red tape, financial strain and confusion for the Scottish …