News

New Rekorderlig Dry Äpple

Fri 17th April 2015

Rekorderlig Cider has launched Rekorderlig Dry Äpple. The new cider, which is available now on draught and in 330ml bottles in the on-premise, is says the c... Read More

EDINBURGH’S SLIGHHOUSE OPENS

Fri 17th April 2015

SLIGHHOUSE – 54 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EJ Edinburgh’s Bar Kohl is no more. Instead Slighhouse on George IV Bridge has replaced it and it r... Read More

INNISHMOHR REVAMP

Fri 17th April 2015

INNISHMOHR, Main Street, Coatbridge ML5 3HH Innishmohr in Coatbridge was Steve Graham’s very first venture in to the licensed trade. That was some 10 year... Read More

DAFT FOR CRAFT & MORE

Wed 15th April 2015

Craft is the word of the moment – whether you are talking about craft beer or spirits, but let’s not forget the impact of mainstream brands which are the... Read More

Fagerhult to launch this spring

Wed 15th April 2015

The Swedish beer is part of the Kopparberg family, which is best known in the UK for its cider offering. But that is all set to change. The Kopparberg brewer... Read More

Design Feature – The Live Lounge, Wishaw

Tue 14th April 2015

The Live Lounge, above the Commerical Hotel, in Wishaw opened last month with a visit from heart throb Calum Best. No doubt the man, who probably has frequen... Read More

Tex-Mex Set to Open in Glasgow Silverburn

Tue 14th April 2015

Following last year’s Edinburgh opening of Chimichanga, Glaswegians will now be able to enjoy the Tex-Mex offering when it opens at Silverburn this Spring.... Read More

Marcliffe Hotel Staying Open

Tue 14th April 2015

Aberdeen hotelier, Stuart Spence, surprised everyone (including his staff) last month when he announced that he had decided not to retire, and that he was ke... Read More

Captain Morgan goes white

Tue 14th April 2015

Diageo is rolling out Captain Morgan White Rum. The company aims to help revitalise the white rum segment of the market. The white rum segment has been in de... Read More

Government single biggest threat to Scottish pubs say licensees

Mon 13th April 2015

The Scottish licensed trade believe the single biggest threat to their business is Scottish Government Legislation and not off trade pricing or local competi... Read More

FullerThomson’s latest bar: OX184

Mon 13th April 2015

OX184 is the latest bar and restaurant venture from FullerThomson. The company, which already has Holyrood 9A, Red Squirrel and The Southern in Edinburgh, ha... Read More

Morar Hotel set for refurb

Mon 13th April 2015

Stuart Sherwood and Christopher Manumbali have taken on the task of restoring the Morar Hotel near Mallaig to its former glory. The hotel, which was built in... Read More

Wemyss Malts wins another World Whisky Award

Wed 8th April 2015

Wemyss Malts has revealed that it has picked up the accolade Best Blended Malt Scotch Whisky 2015 from Whisky Magazine for ‘Velvet Fig’, a limited editio... Read More

New Cider Cup for Pimms

Wed 8th April 2015

Pimm’s Cider Cup has just launched and follows the launch of Pimm’s Strawberry with a Hint of Mint. Pimm’s Cider Cup sees the union of Pimm’s No.1 an... Read More

Dundee Deja Vu Nightclub Changes Hands

Wed 8th April 2015

Nightclub Deja Vu, one of Dundee’s oldest clubs, has been sold by longtime owner Jimmy Marr to Tahir Ramzan, who also owns the city’s Boudoir cocktai... Read More

Magners Summer Nights 2015

Wed 8th April 2015

The second Magners Summer Nights festival takes place at the Kelvingrove Band Stand in Glasgow as well as the Ross Bandstand in Princes Street Gardens, Edinb... Read More

Bill’s launches in Scotland

Tue 7th April 2015

Bill’s Restaurants have opened their first Scottish outlet in Glasgow’s West Nile Street. Situated immediately adjacent to Las Iguanas, the new Bill’s ... Read More

Hotting up in Mitchell Lane

Tue 7th April 2015

Chop Chop opened its first Glasgow restaurant on Mitchell Lane last month and now Fergus McVicar has just opened Tabac. Chop Chop, which already operates in... Read More

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society changes hands

Tue 31st March 2015

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society has changed hands.  The Edinburgh Society, wwned by The Glenmorangie Company since 2004,  is now in private hands following ... Read More