One of Scotland’s most famous films, Whisky Galore, is being rereleased this week. Whisky Galore was set in 1943 on the apocryphal Hebridean island of Todday, which was actually Barra.
Brewdog’s new Glasgow pub has just opened. On the site of the former Lock Inn on Dumbarton Road, opposite the Kelvingrove Art Gallery, the new pub aims to bring Glaswegians the brewer’s full range of beers. See the next issue of DRAM for all the design detail.
Greene King, the group behind Belhaven, have spent £70m buying up more London pubs, ahead of next year’s Olympics. The deal will mark Greene King’s third major pub group acquisition this year following the takeovers of Realpubs and Cloverleaf for a combined £108m.