National Recognition as Orkney Brewery wins Gold at GBBF

National Recognition as Orkney Brewery wins Gold at GBBF

The Orkney Brewery has gone for gold again, this time at the Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) at Olympia. One of the brewery’s iconic beers Red MacGregor, won Champion Beer of Britain in the Bitter Category at the GBBF this week. The event itself was organised by...

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New Owners at Islay Ales

New Owners at Islay Ales

The current owners of Islay Ales are happy to announce that the brewery is now under new ownership, with the new owners being fellow Ileachs, The Islay Boys Ltd and Steve Bavin. The Islay Boys Ltd are Donald MacKenzie (Port Charlotte) and Mackay Smith (Portnahaven),...

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CAMRA secures victory in transparency fight with regulator

Vital information to help pubs licensees navigate the pub tenancy regulation process has been released, after a challenge by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA). Following initial refusal by the Pubs Code Adjudicator (PCA) to release information on the performance of...

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TBAS AGM & Brewers’ Meeting 2018

The annual TBAS AGM and brewers' meeting will take place on Friday the 17th of August from 3.30pm - 5.30pm at the Tennent’s Training Academy & Visitor Centre, Wellpark Brewery, Glasgow, G31 1JD. This AGM and brewers' meeting is a chance to hear more about TBAS,...

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Collaboration Uniting Nations

Collaboration Uniting Nations

The beer world is an exciting place to be right now. More brewers, more styles and more choice than ever before. The global explosion of beer festivals has helped forge brewing links around the world, and as friendships grow opportunities arise. There are many reasons...

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CAMRA Members gear up for Beer Day Britain 

CAMRA Members gear up for Beer Day Britain 

With “Beer Day Britain” taking place tomorrow, CAMRA Members are getting ready to celebrate the Nation's favourite drink in pubs, clubs and breweries across Great Britain. Beer Day Britain, instigated by Beer Sommelier Jane Peyton, takes place on Friday 15 June with...

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Finalists announced in 3rd annual Scottish Beer Awards

The finalists in the third annual Scottish Beer Awards have been announced with 36 breweries and 192 beers all brewed in Scotland progressing to the finals of the national competition. The successful candidates have progressed from 296 beers received in the highly...

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There have been some significant updates from both UK and @scotgov this week:

🕔 5pm deadline for COVID-19 support funds
💰 Chancellor’s Summer statement mini-budget announcement
3️⃣ Entering Phase 3 of unwinding lockdown
📃 Updated FSS guidance

➡️ https://t.co/zR9skQwUMj https://t.co/MmsDtaG9vz
Friday's update includes critical developments during the past week and looks ahead to the week coming:

📆New dates for easing lockdown – a summary
3⃣ What will happen to the rest of Phase 3?
2⃣ Two metre rule review

Read here ➡️ https://t.co/vyL6lU3WFd https://t.co/jvoRMYzBb7
Friday’s update ➡️ https://t.co/zY5NA3NF8b

Further progress on unwinding lockdown was confirmed yesterday. That, alongside other developments in the last 48 hours, are summarised in today's update:

2⃣ Phase 2 of unwinding lockdown
🦠Recent Covid-19 cases in the workforce https://t.co/1BNdAGq9gr
Wednesday’s update ➡️ https://t.co/Vu1NxIol3X

The pace of Coronavirus developments has slowed over the last fortnight. However, today's update includes developments on the following:
↔️ 2 metres versus 1 metre
💰 £230M for capital projects announced
2⃣ Changes announced tomorrow https://t.co/Tds3Aj6bYu
Monday’s update ➡️ https://t.co/dOxub4XxpU

Further updates and information today regarding the following:

🔒 Phase 2 approaching on lockdown
👥Information to help SF&D
↔️ Two metre rule review

You can share any feedback you have with us via info@foodanddrink.scot https://t.co/LkfviHlbgi