Entries by Black Isle Brewery

Black Isle Blonde on TV!

One of our Black Isle Blonde beers made a guest appearance on last night’s episode of Come Dine with Me. Scottish contestant, Jenna, used Black Isle Blonde to make her ‘Perfect Perthshire Steak & Ale Pie.’ Although the label was obscured you could easily see the distinctive Organic Blonde label of the BIB.

Halloween Pumpkin Kegs

To celebrate Halloween and to help you get into the festive spirit we have decided to show you step by step how to create a pumpkin beer keg! It is a lot quicker and easier than you may think. We have tried and tested this method ourselves ☺ Tools Pumpkin carving tools (Waitrose & Tesco […]

Vorsprung durch Technik Indeed!!

Recently the Black Isle Brewery received a very special shipment of 4 Rolec tanks from Germany with a 10,000 litre brew capacity per tank, which means we can keep all of you better supplied with our yummy beer ☺ What makes these tanks so special is that they are uni tanks, which can ferment and […]

Launch Day – Highland Gardens For Bees

Come along to the brewery this Saturday 28 June for the launch of Highland Gardens for Bees. The aim of our new initiative is to engage gardeners in the conservation of bees, to make existing gardens more bee friendly, and to design and create bee friendly gardens for members of our society. You can find […]

Black Isle on the big screen in Alabama

We’re pinching ourselves but this actually happened… our brewery video was up on the Jumbotron screen at an event this past weekend at Regions Field baseball stadium in Birmingham, Alabama! Our beer will soon be appearing on Alabama shelves thanks to our distributor Hop City Beer. Check out our Beer Finder page for all the latest places you […]

New Pluscarden Abbey Blonde

We have just released a special Abbey Blonde 5%, in association with the Benedictine Monks at Pluscarden Abbey, Morayshire. The Belgian-inspired blonde beer is similar in style to those brewed by monastic communities in Belgium and Germany and traditionally drunk during the 40-day Lenten fasting period for sustenance and nourishment. Brother Michael de Klerk has made […]

Meet the team: Gareth Reid

Our assistant brewer Gareth Reid caught the brewing bug after spending twenty years as an electrical engineer. He completed a MSc in Brewing & Distilling at Heriot-Watt University in 2012-13, before joining the Black Isle team last September. We had a chat about his transition from power lines to pints… How did you make the […]