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ALDI launch Scottish Beer Festival


Today (Thursday 28th June) sees the launch of a host of Scottish breweries are celebrating ALDI’s 15th Scottish Beer Festival.

The summer festival will feature 35 beers and ales from the small batch, up-and-coming and established brewers contributing to Scotland’s worldwide reputation for incredible craft beer.

Eleven of the beers featuring in the festival are exclusive to ALDI:

· Complicated Maisie Pale Ale (£1.49/330ml) from Ayr Brewing

· Summer Cloud (£1.29/330ml) from Born in the Borders Brewery in Edinburgh

· Golden X (£1.69/500ml) from Burnside Brewery in Laurencekirk

· Hurricane (£1.49/330ml) from Windswept Brewery in Lossiemouth

· Hippy Chick (£1.69/330ml) from Hybrid Brewing in Grangemouth

· Redact (£1.49/330ml) from Williams Brothers Brewery in Alloa

· On The Road (£1.69/330ml) from Beer Story in Aberdeen

· First Day (£1.69/330ml) from Fyne Ales in Cairndow

· Eyeball Black (£1.49/330ml) from Eyeball Brewing in Cockenzie

· Onyx (£1.69/330ml) from Lawman Brewing Company in Glasgow

· Whiteout (£1.49/330ml) from Cromarty Brewing Co in the Highlands

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Eight Scottish breweries are also making their ALDI Scottish Beer Festival debut, including:

· Merchant City Brewing in Glasgow – Vienna Lager (£1.69/330ml)

· Bute Brewing in Rothesay – RED (£1.69/500ml)

· Ferry Brewery in South Queensferry

· Black Isle Brewery in Munlochy – Blonde (£1.49/330ml)

· Broughton Ales in Biggar – Old Jock (£1.79/500ml)

· 71 Brewing in Dundee – Dundonian Pilsner (£1.49/330ml)

As the headline sponsor of the Scottish Beer Awards, ALDI is proud to bring five 2017 award-winners to shelves as well as nine 2018 finalists.

Kirsten Speirs, Founder of The Scottish Beer Awards, said: “The summer beer season is now upon us and Scottish brewing is leading the way with a fantastic range of delicious beers on offer. The ALDI Scottish Beer Festival gives the curious beer drinker a great opportunity to try something new from a diverse range of high quality beers, all made in Scotland.”

To celebrate the Scottish Beer Festival, ALDI has teamed up with Innis & Gunn to give away a £50 voucher to spend at Beer Kitchen Edinburgh, where great beer is paired with delicious food.  Find out about how to enter in-store.  Click here for tasting notes for the beer.

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