Festival sees Scots ales give it Aldi

DISCOUNT supermarket group Aldi celebrated St Andrew’s Day in style last month when it held its first Scottish beer festival. The promotion saw 27...
• Serving good quality ale in the correct glassware can give pubs and bars the edge over the off-trade.

Time to let your ale go beyond the pale

New styles credited with attracting broader consumer base to category DIVERSITY is driving the growth of ale and attracting a broader range of consumers to...

Is cask flavour of the month?

Category continues to attract new drinkers, brewers say BEER has been big in the on-trade in recent years; and while much of the focus has...
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West comes off Best in Spain

A GROUP of west coast publicans celebrated in the sun last month after winning the inaugural Caledonia Best Golf Challenge in Spain. The team...

CAMRA keeps heat on ministers over duty

Mass lobby staged at Westminster as fight for beer tax review continues MORE than a thousand publicans, brewers and beer drinkers were due to descend...
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No outflanking ale in the Scottish on-trade

Keg format remains strong in Scotland despite competition from craft WITH cask ale pumps and craft beer taps popping up in pubs across the Scottish...
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Time to celebrate ales’ heritage

MCEWAN’S is urging consumers to get involved in a new social media campaign which aims to celebrate the heritage of its beers. The...

Harviestoun makes senior appointments

HARVIESTOUN Brewery has made two appointments to its senior team, with Toby Knowles joining as director of UK sales and Ewan McCowen as international...

Hoppy birthday to brew

THE Scottish Borders Brewery reached a landmark on its first anniversary earlier this month with the production of its 250,000th pint. The ‘plough to pint’...

McEwan’s back on the box

FAMOUS Scottish ale McEwan’s has returned to television screens in the latest stage of its ‘Aye!’ campaign. The campaign, launched last year, celebrates the...