Drinks Event Preview: Beer Makes Glasgow

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Brewery list and some of the brews for Beer Makes Glasgow

All Scottish breweries, all weekend, this weekend! 🍻🍻

Beer List – Up Front Brewing

1) Ishmael – IPA. Bitter, floral, piney, resinous, fruity and dank with a clean and crisp malt backbone.

2) Ahab – American Stout with roasted chocolate and coffee malt notes, balanced with a fruity and spicy hop finish.

3) Yojo – Gose brewed with Indian coriander seed, himalayan pink mountain salt kalamansi & passionfruit then dry-hopped with citra.

4) Up Front Brewing vs gallus brewing – Festival Beer!
A Beer Makes Glasgow exclusive, Jake & Ben created an extra special gose with alphonso mango, key lime juice, pink himalayan mountain salt and indian coriander. Fruit juice, but craft.

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Beer List – gallus brewing

1) gallus stout – BIG. AGED. BANGING.

2) gallus Saison (Mandarina Bavaria) – Debuted at this years West End Beer Festival. Smashmaster 5000.

3) gallus DIPA (Citra, Mosaic, El Dorado) – Exclusive debut at Beer Makes Glasgow – gallus’ first DIPA. Lots of hops & fuss.

4) gallus vs Up Front – Festival Beer! – A Beer Makes Glasgow exclusive, Jake & Ben created an extra special gose with alphonso mango, key lime juice, pink himalayan mountain salt and indian coriander. Fruit juice, but craft.

Beer List – Dead End Brew Machine

1) Death & Decay Pineapple & Passionfruit IPA
Launching exclusively at Beer Makes Glasgow – it’s an IPA by DEBM, we know it’s going to be a belter.

2) Dead End Brew Machine vs Shilling Brewing Company – Lemon & Guava Wit
Another exclusive beer to BMG, we’ve got a feeling this will be a refreshing banger

3) Rigor Portis Smoked Porter
The beer is better than the name, which is quite the achievement tbh

4) Dead End Brew Machine vs Out of Town Brewing – Diversifisaison (Lime & Gorse saison)
Great name, better beer. Tart-tastic.

5) Bretted Rigor Portis
More craft than yer maw’s art project, get this in ye.

6) Bretted Death Two
This one won’t last long.

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Beer List – Drygate

1) Orpheus – Imperial Stout, the 1,000th brew from the main kit under the Seven Peaks, infused with lapsang souchong tea & blackcurrants.

2) Double Orinoco – Imperial Breakfast Stout with double the coffee, double the vanilla, double the chocolate and double the fun.

3) Bock and Roll – Doppelbock, brewed with fresh surplus Mortons Rolls. Liquid bread.

4) Brevity – Witbier brewed with mandarin orange peel & Indian coriander seeds.

5) Oaked Cranachan Stout – Speyside oaked stout with toasted oatmeal, honey, lactose, raspberries & whisky.

6) Battlesour Galactica – Rye gose brewed with himalayan pink mountain salt, Indian coriander seed and blood orange juice. Champion beer of Wrest-Ale-Mania I.

7) Trash Soda – Huell Melon Pale Ale brewed with lots of oats and hops.

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Beer List – Out of Town Brewing

1) Pine – DIPA single hopped with Chinook. Big, bold & bitter.

2) North East Coast IPA – V2, no added flour but LOTS of added hops.

3) Glasgow Porter – The Cumbernauld crews take on a London Porter: Coffee, chocolate, easy drinking.

4) Out of Town Brewing vs Dead End Brew Machine –
Diversifisaison (Lime & Gorse saison). Great name, better beer. Tart-tastic.

PLUS in bottles:

5) Zest – West Coast IPA hopped with Centennial & Citra. Dry & zingy, like citrus zest. SEE WHAT THEY DID THERE?!

Beer List – Fyne Ales

1) Jarl – Citra single-hop session pale.

2) Lost in Time – Full-bodied red IPA dry-hopped with Columbus.

3) Red Berry Ghost – Another exclusive launch at Beer Makes Glasgow, BRAND NEW version of Fyne’s nitro stout aged on strawberries & raspberries.

4) Workbench IPA: Third Draft – Part three in the Workbench IPA Project – a Citra, Nelson, Cascade & Centennial IPA.

Other breweries who’ll be there

Tryst Brewing
Tempest Brewing Co.
Fallen Brewing Company
St Andrews Brewing Co.
Campervan Brewery
Cross Borders Brewing
Alechemy Brewing

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International Beer Bar by Grunting Growler, bringing in all the non-Scottish fuss:

1) Beavertown Brewery Tempus Project – Moonshiner, a Berliner Weiss aged on Woodford reserve barrels for 3 months and infused with lime zest and aromatic bitters.

2) Cloudwater Brew Co – Pilsner Mandarina Bavaria

3) Cloudwater Brew Co – IPA Chinook CItra

+ More to be announced at the weekend, grab your tickets now:



Glasgow School of Art,  167 Renfrew St, Glasgow G3 6RQ
Nearest train station: Charing Cross
Nearest tube station: Cowcaddens
Nearest bus stop: The 3, 4, 17 and 18 all stop outside the Glasgow Dental hospital at the foot of Scott Street.


Friday 25th and Saturday 26th August 2017. 12 noon – 5pm and 6pm – 11pm sessions both days.


Great Scottish Beer Celebration ticket holders get in for free while for everyone else it’s £9.


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