Bringing a passion for bikes and beer together, our latest can release celebrates the stoke and hard earned sweat from a day in the saddle: MTBeer. Championing the untamed outdoors, it highlights some of the things we care about – nature, independence and sustainability.
Fin Barge is an artist from Loch Fyne, in Argyll and Bute. He’s put his skills to work using eco paints on our brewery shop walls, bringing all aspects of Black Isle together within one organic message. Find out more about Fin and watch his work in action with his time-lapse video of this incredible project.
As we turn into 2019, our brew team are working on a new range of seasonals – inspired by fruit we pick from our own farm – to the traditional roots of Head Brewer Thorsten’s home town. Here’s what we’ll have pouring in the year ahead…
We’re delighted to win this year’s Highlands and Islands ‘Best Brewed’ at this year’s Highlands and Islands Food and Drink awards. Celebrating the night with hundreds of other Scottish companies at the Kingsmill hotel in Inverness, we were treated an incredible evening of local food, wine and of course, Black Isle beer!
In early 2017, we brewed 23 Trees, a Citra Saison in memory of the 23 ancient broad-leaf trees needlessly cut down next to our organic farm. Together with this beer, we also planted 200 new trees – to support the wildlife that depend on them for survival.
Lauren Mercer Smail joined us a WOOF’er back in October 2014 to find out about life at the brewery and our organic farm. Whilst with us, she shared her artistic talents and created an incredible mural of wild, Scottish animals that now line the brewery walls.
Coming together with Poppels Bryggeri’s brewery from Sweden, we created a big, bold beast of stout, which came to life as Systems Theory. Not content with just one beer, we used it as base for our new barrel aged series: East and West Coast.
Off we go to bonnie Fife, in search of more bikes and beers at The Eliminator Mountain Bike Festival. With our bikes and trainers at the ready, Cat takes on the Muckathlon and Sunday sees Head2Head Champions crowned for 2018.
Scotland meets Scandinavia for our latest collaboration project – North Sea Bridges. Twelve breweries came together in a love for great beer – here’s our take on the day with Dry & Bitter, our partners from across the water.
Anita Scott knows all about beer and bikes; as well as being one of our dedicated bar team, she’s a an accomplished rider and this year, is taking on the POC Scottish Enduro Series.