2021, Vol.21
January 19, 2022

5) Last days of Holyrood
A picture essay of Younger’s Holyrood Brewery shortly before closure, by its production manager Les Hutcheon

13) The McEwans
Eleanor Docherty looks into the family history of the McEwan dynasty

39) The temperance movement
John Martin examines the rise and decline of the anti-alcohol movement

48) Low-alcohol beers
Jim Lawrie looks at low- and no-alcohol beers of the past

53) COVID and its impact on Scottish breweries
John Martin surveyed several corporate members of the SBAA on their reaction to the
crisis

62) The history of Crisp Malt
Colin Johnston of Crisp Malt tells the story of the company

77) Strathalbyn Brewers: a contribution to their history
Robbie Pickering outlines the story of Clydebank’s first microbrewery

87) Brewing at Strathalbyn
Former head brewer Billy Mathers describes brewing at Beardmore Way in 1982

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