Six Belhaven pub licensees from across Scotland have won a trip to New York in April to take part in the 2020 New York Tartan Day Parade. Each managed the top performing pub in their region throughout 2019 to champion Belhaven Brewery beers during the brewery’s 300th year celebrations.
The winning licensees are from Molly Malones in Glasgow, Central Bar in St Andrews, Prince of Wales in Aberdeen, The Granary Bar in Dumfries, Stumps Bar in Glasgow and Beehive in Edinburgh. Each pub manager will jet off for the four day weekend to the Big Apple and take part in the annual Scottish parade, the largest outside of Scotland, which is sponsored by Belhaven Brewery. They will be joined by best performing Business Development Manager Rhys Worthington. The six pubs achieved the highest like for like growth in Belhaven Brewery beers during the 300 day birthday celebrations.
Joining the Belhaven team in New York will be Scottish folk band, Talisk, 2018 winners of the Belhaven Bursary for Innovation in Scottish Music who will perform during the parade.
Paul McDonald from the Prince of Wales, Aberdeen said, “Winning the trip is the icing on the cake after a fantastic year of birthday celebrations. 300 years is an incredible achievement and our customers loved getting behind the milestone.”