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 […]

Jocktoberfest tickets now on sale

Tickets are now on sale for Jocktoberfest! Saddle up your fix of beer, bands and bratwurst on the Black Isle this 5 & 6 September. Our theme this year is Wild West, so ride on over to the Jocktoberfest website, because tickets are selling fast.

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 […]

Black Isle beer now at Sainsburys

Attention Sainsbury’s shoppers! Black Isle beer is now stocked in stores across Scotland. You can choose from Blonde, Red Kite and Yellowhammer. We did a reccie to the Nairn store yesterday to admire it on the shelves…

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 […]