East Meets West at Black Isle

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.

Black Isle at Muckmedden’s Eliminator Mountain Bike Festival

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.

North Sea Bridges Collaboration Project

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.

Bikes and Beers at The POC Scottish Enduro Series

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.

Beer and Bikes at Cream ‘O The Croft Mountain Bike Festival

Bikes, Black Isle Brewery beers and not-so-beautiful weather was the order of the weekend at Muckmedden’s ‘Cream O’ The Croft’ mountain bike festival in Comrie.

How ‘Crafty’ are you?

How crafty are you when it comes to beer? Dom Metcalfe, Sales Director at Black Isle Brewery shares his thoughts on this much-discussed topic in the brewing world.

What The Beer Giants Can Learn From Micro-Breweries

Micro-breweries are on the up, with 1,500 within the UK at the time of writing this blog. As the industry and demands change, we ask Don Valley Engineering, what can the big beer giants learn from their nimble brewing neighbours?

Black Isle Bar at The Great Estate Festival (Edinburgh Fringe 2016)

16-21 August 2016 – Vogrie Country Park
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We are very happy to announce that we are going to be the beer supplier for The Great Estate Festival 2016.

This unique festival boasts a line-up of eclectic music, comedy, dance and theatre acts.

Held on the beautiful grounds of Vogrie Country Park, it is only a short ride to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

With a regular daytime shuttle service transporting you into the city centre, this makes The Great Estate the ideal spot to experience the full Edinburgh Fringe.

And to top it all off, all of their proceeds are donated to charity!

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Try our latest beer – Goldfinch Gluten Free

 

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Spring has sprung

The grass is ris

I wonder where them birdies is.

The little birds is on the wing

Ain’t that absurd

The little wings is on the bird!

Which brings us seasonally onto our newest beer Goldfinch 3.5% session I.P.A. launched this spring in Waitrose in Scotland and on draft across all Fuller Thomson bars.
Bursting with citrusy zing, this light, refreshingly hopped session IPA comes with the added bonus of being certified Gluten Free – good for you, good for the environment too and particularly good for your mate with the dodgy tum!
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