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Scottish Brewing Archive Association Conference

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

The Scottish Brewing Archive Association are holding their 2nd conference this September in Glasgow.

The conference is titled "A half and a hauf" - a celebration of the links between brewing and distilling in Scotland.  The programme can be viewed online along with a booking form and methods of payment here.

Three experts from the industry will be giving presentations:

  • Douglas Murray, Diageo plc - Brewing and distilling: a common heritage 
  • Gordon Motion, The Edrington Group - Timber to tumbler: cask use in Scotch whisky 
  • Stuart Cail, Harvieston Brewery - Some thoughts on producing wood aged beers 
After the presentations delegates will have an opportunity to participate in a tutored whisky and beer tasting and to chat with the speakers and SBAA committee members over lunch.

The event will be held in the Teachers Building, St Enoch Square, Glasgow on 7th September 2012 and is open to anyone interested in the Scottish brewing and distilling scene: beer and whisky enthusiasts, collectors, members of the industry, historians, students studying brewing and marketing, etc.


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