Beer Review: Windswept Brewing Co – Rudolph Red Nosed Rye Beer

With its caramel coloured head and reddish brown colour, Rudolph from Lossiemouth brewery Windswept has a malty, dark fruit, rye aroma.  The taste is sweet…

Beer Review : Hogsback Brewery Co – Advent Ale

A decent Winter Ale, unfortunately, no fireside armchair for us to sit and enjoy it beside.  This has a malty aroma and is reddish-brown in…

Beer Review : Hatherwood Craft Beer Company – Winter Special Ale

Quite a bland tasting beer.  No hints of any spices at all. For an Ale, OK, a Winter Special is taking a bit of artistic…

The 5th annual Scottish Beer Awards results

SCOTLAND’S BEST BEERS OF 2020 REVEALED The national awards programme for Scottish brewing has revealed the names of the best beers brewed in Scotland this…

6 Stouts to celebrate International Stout Day

Heading The 5th November is not just Guy Fawkes Day, it’s also International Stout Day so we are celebrating here at Foodie Towers with some…

Beer Review : Spey Valley Winter Sunshine Extra Pale Ale

  Brewery Spey Valley Brewery Beer Name Winter Sunshine ABV 4% Hops Mosaic, Simcoe and Centennial Notes Lively beer when poured with a good head. …

Beer Review: Rooster Brewing Co – Scoundrel – Limited Edition Pastry Stout

    Forgotten from our pre-covid travels to Newcastle, a can of Roosters Brewing Co Outlaw Project Scoundrel Limited Edition Pastry Stout was opened.   We…

Order beers online from The Beer Town

Award-winning range of world craft beer for sale Dunns Food and Drinks have expanded their online offering again.  We reviewed their sister company Wine Line…

Beer Review: Twice Brewed – Northern Frontier IPA

Northern Frontier, IPA, 5.3% Name: Northern Frontier Type: IPA ABV: 5.3% From a can. Pours with a frothy white head. The aroma of hops, citrus…

Pub: The Holy GrALE, Durham

Now I’ve seen the light and found the Holy GrAle The Holy GrALE of ale indeed.  When in Durham for the Lumiere Festival, we found…

Pairing Beer and Haggis with Beerwulf this Burns Night

Like me your beer, I mean ear… Saturday 25th January 2020 is Burns Night when Scotland celebrates its National Poet, Robert Burns.  Normally, whisky will…

Beer and Scottish food pairing experience at Mharsanta

A night of tasty Scottish food paired with Glasgow brewed beers Mharsanta, in Glasgow’s Merchant City, have teamed up with Tennent’s Wellpark Brewery to create…

Menabrea & Piedmont menu at La Lanterna West End

La Lanterna West End showcase Piedmont cuisine with Menabrea If you love Italian cuisine there’s a new menu at La Lanterna West End to try.…

Innis & Gunn Launch Project Ampersand

Innis and Gunn partner with four Scottish brands for Project Ampersand Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn has partnered with four unique Scottish brands to launch…