Entries by Black Isle Brewery

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 […]

Jocktoberfest: The band search is on!

Band submissions are now open for Jocktoberfest 2014. We’re looking for 10 emerging acts to take part. Submissions are welcome from any genre, but we are very much an organic roots based event. Submissions are via Bandwagon and close April 20th. Acts will be picked by a panel of local music press, promoters and tastemakers. Apply […]

New brewery mural

The brewery walls are looking all jazzed up… Lauren has finished her mural! Lauren has just returned to Canada and we’re all going to miss her, big time… but we’ve got a pretty darn spectacular reminder of her talents, wouldn’t you say?

San Francisco stockists

USA update: we have now infiltrated the San Francisco Bay Area! Our distributor has just given us this list of stockists… Ledger Liquors, 13339 University Ave, Berkeley Big Trees Market, 2182 Hwy 4, Arnold Cal-Mart, 3585 California St, San Francisco Bell Liquor Market, 963 Bluebell Dr, Livermore Sierra Hills Market – 118 E Hwy 4, […]

Black Isle in the USA… more cities!

As promised, here’s the latest update on Black Isle beer in the USA! Four more distributors have joined us: Boston Atlantic Importing 508-665-4272 Chicago Windy City Distributing, LLC (630) 820-1268 Maine Wicked Wines (207) 942-2300 Washington state Click Distributing (206) 763 3200 So keep an eye on your local beer merchant, we could be heading […]

Meet Lauren, Black Isle WWOOFer and mural artist!

Along with the sheep, cows, chickens and brewers, you’ll also spot WWOOFers here at Black Isle Brewery. What’s a WWOOFer? WWOOF stands for World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (or, alternatively, Willing Workers On Organic Fams), a global network of organizations that connect people who want to live and learn on organic farms and smallholdings […]

Black Isle in the USA

Calling all our friends across the pond! At last, the first shipment of Black Isle Oatmeal Stout and Export Scotch has arrived on American shores. Our distributors are sending this slew of delicious brew to all corners of the country. So far, we can confirm we’re on sale in selected stores in… San Francisco Phoenix, […]

Christmas in a box – 10% off!

Don’t leave them weeping in the ‘isles (geddit?) this Christmas… there’s still time to order the perfect Black Isle gift delivered to your door, any door, mainland Britain. * * * Last date for Christmas orders is this Thursday 19 December * * * Order now and you’ll get 10% off our mixed boxes, including […]