FOR the second year running, Belhaven has been named as the ‘official beer’ of the New York Tartan Day parade, and it’s related events from the 2nd to the 10th of April.
In its 18th year, the NYC Tartan week will once again be celebrating Scottish heritage and pride; with the annual ‘Tartan Day’ parade taking place on Saturday 9th April, included in the parade will be representatives of Scotland’s oldest brewery.
Gordon Muir, brand manager for Belhaven said: “As the home of Scottish brewing, we are proud to be sponsoring the Tartan Day Parade for the second year running. We had a fantastic response last year and we are planning even bigger and better things for 2016.
“We have a large following of loyal Belhaven fans in America and it means a lot to us to be playing a part in such a renowned event that celebrates our shared culture. We are huge supporters of the parade and its organisers, who work tirelessly to promote our country’s wonderful heritage on the American side of the pond.
“It is a thrill to lend our name to such a historic event in one of the greatest cities on earth and we are sure that New Yorkers will enjoy the beers we will send them all the way from Dunbar.”
Alan L. Bain, President of the National Tartan Day New York Committee says “Belhaven has long been a great friend and supporter of the Parade, and I am delighted that this year they will once again be the “Official Beer of the Tartan Day Parade,”
Adding, that he is ‘looking forward to celebrating Scottish-American heritage, and the continuing bonds of friendship between our two countries
For further information about the New York Tartan Day Parade and related events, visit the official Tartan Week website