2023, Vol. 23


5) Lagering of beer: art, science, myth?
Jim Murray discusses the gap between industrial and traditional lager brewing

18) Tennent’s beers 1830-31
Edd Mather digs in the archives

24) Brewery water wells
Bill Williamson and John Martin look at brewery water resources

30) Margaret Greville
Eleanor Docherty follows the life of William McEwan’s daughter

52) End of an era
John Martin says farewell to the Caledonian Brewery

58) Memories of Scottish & Newcastle
Alastair M Carmichael recalls his career

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Newsletter No.57

Newsletter No.57

1. Chairman’s Statement: It is with deep regret to inform you that Richard Rees, committee member, has passed away following a short illness. I have known Richard from the 1970s when we both worked at Holyrood and Fountain breweries in Edinburgh. Richard proved to be...

Newsletters No.56

Newsletters No.56

1. Chairman’s Statement Since the last Newsletter the SBAA arranged two outings that were well attended. At the end of April, we visited Belhaven Brewery which everyone enjoyed. More recently we visited the home of member Alastair Carmichael in Dalkeith to view his...

Upcoming Events

Members only historical brewery walk covering the South side of Edinburgh scheduled for Thursday 14th of Sept. see July newsletter for more details