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Inveralmond backs Perth Beer Festival

Craft beer will be flowing again as Inveralmond backs Perth Beer Festival

 Perth beer brand Inveralmond is again backing one of the Fair City’s favourite get-togethers – Perth Beer Festival, sponsored by Tan International.

The team behind the Festival has been working with Inveralmond to produce a superb selection of craft ales and beers from 12 noon until 6pm on Saturday, May 12. Inveralmond and sister brand Innis & Gunn will also be pouring at the two ticketed events that form part of the Festival: Perth Comedy Night on Friday, May 11, and the Big Bash Finale on Saturday, May 12.

The team at Inveralmond, which became part of the Innis & Gunn family in 2016, will have their full range pouring, including Ossian, heralded as Champion Beer of Scotland. Also making an appearance will be special guest beer ThaiPA, a tropical IPA with chillies and lemongrass.

Perth Beer Festival, which takes place at the city’s North Inch park, will also feature beers from Loch Lomond Brewery, Broughton Ales and the Cromary Brewing Company.

Fergus Clark, founder and chief executive of the Inveralmond Beer brand, said a collaboration with Perth Beer Festival “makes perfect sense”.

Said Fergus: “Inveralmond Beer is Perth born and bred, or should I say born and brewed, so it makes perfect sense to lend our support once more to this excellent community event. We look forward to raising our glasses again to another successful Perth Beer Festival.”

Allan Brown, chief executive of Perthshire Rugby, organisers of Perth Beer Festival, added: “We’re thrilled to once again have Inveralmond supporting Perth Beer Festival. The weather forecast is good, tickets are selling at record levels and it’s set to be another cracking weekend jam packed full of activities for everyone, including families.”

Tickets are available at www.perthbeerfestival.co.uk.

Perth Beer Festival Weekend Line-Up

Perth Beer Festival 2018Perth Beer Festival weekend line-up confirmed

Perth Beer Festival, sponsored by Tan International, promises to be the best yet. The Perth Beer Festival weekend line-up has been confirmed with fantastic events and activities planned for Friday 11th and Saturday 12th May.

Friday 11th May – Perth Comedy Night

Perth Beer Festival Perth Comedy Night 2018

The weekend will kick off straight from work with doors opening 6pm for Perth Comedy Night for guests to enjoy the Inveralmond Brewery & Innis & Gunn beers pouring alongside our new craft gin bar! Tickets are £20 and include tokens for a free drink on arrival. The evening will be compered by Bruce Fummey & will feature twice winner of ‘Best Live Performer’ at London Comedy Awards, John Moloney.

Saturday 12th May Daytime – Perth Beer Festival

This year’s Perth Beer Festival will feature a great selection of craft ales, alongside family friendly activities including rides, climbing wall, Muckmedden bike track, dog agility by PADS and fantastic 7s rugby tournament with senior men & women teams competing on Perth’s North Inch. Bar opens 12noon. ENTRY IS FREE.

This year’s event will also feature a splash of gin with a new craft gin bar featuring an excellent range of craft gins specially sourced from across Scotland alongside the festival’s usual line up of fantastic live music in the Perth Beer Festival marquee throughout the afternoon & delicious range of locally sourced BBQ food.

Saturday 12th May Evening – “Big Bash” Finale

Perth Beer Festival Big Bash

Perth Beer Festival Big bash 2018 featuring Circus

Our sell-out ‘Big Bash’ returns on Saturday 12th May 2018 from 7pm. Great beer, music & atmosphere will this year be complemented by a splash of craft gin! Our fantastic sell-out event is sure to be a great night once again. The ticket price of £20 includes a free drink (2 free bar tokens supplied). Admission is on a ticket only basis.

Doors open at 7pm & we have a great entertainment line-up for you. Live music will be courtesy of Circus  a 5 piece band of exciting Scottish musicians, with an extensive playlist of 60s through to modern hits – they’re guaranteed to get everyone up dancing! For more information please click here.

Please note handpicked Innis & Gunn and Inveralmond Brewery ranges only will be pouring at Perth Comedy Night & Big Bash. The craft gin bar will be open at all times.

See you there!

NEW Gin Bar for Perth Beer Festival

Perth Beer Festival

New Gin Experience at Perth Beer Festival

Perth Beer Festival has teamed up with craft gin producer, Strathearn Distillers, to create a dedicated new gin bar for this year’s Perth Beer Festival.

Announcing the partnership, Perth Beer Festival Organiser, Allan Brown, said, “Over the last 8 years Perth Beer Festival has gone from strength to strength. It’s a fantastic community event with live music, rugby 7s, and family activities. This year we’re delighted to include a new, dedicated gin bar in the Perth Beer Festival marquee as we continue to strive to offer unique taste experiences to our customers and extend the appeal of our fundraising event.

Craft Gin Range

As a specialist craft gin producer, Strathearn Distillers is the ideal partner. Their expertise will enable us to provide a tailored taste experience for Perth Beer Festival fans beyond our craft ale range. Strathearn Distillers’ gins are truly hand–crafted and small batch. We’re delighted to receive the support of Managing Director Tony Reeman-Clark and his team to partner with us & lead the new Gin Bar”.

Strathearn Distillers will host new Perth Beer Festival gin bar

Strathearn Distillers will host new Perth Beer Festival gin bar

A hand-picked selection of 8 craft gins will be on sale in the Perth Beer Festival Marquee for fans’ delectation.  The range will be led by Strathearn favourites, Heather Rose Gin (fragrant and light, yet sweet and spicy the heather and rose lend a Prosecco character) and Scottish Gin (a voyage from a smooth, sweet start switching to a light peppery mouth-feel followed by a gentle sherbet finish as the citrus develops). Each gin will be served with the recommended mixers, garnishes and tasting notes.

 

Heather Rose at Perth beer Festival new gin bar

Heather Rose will feature at Perth Beer Festival Gin Bar

Strathearn Distillery Scottish Gin will be at new Perth Beer Festival gin bar

Strathearn Distillery Scottish Gin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exciting Gin Partnership

Tony Reeman Clark of Strathearn Distillers comments, “We’re excited to be involved & manage the new craft gin bar at Perth Beer Festival. It’s a fantastic community event. We invite gin fans to come along, sample the excellent range of craft gins that will be available & enjoy the events and activities that Perth Beer Festival has to offer in the heart of Perth”.

Details and more information

Perth Beer Festival is on Saturday 12th May 2018. Full details regarding the gin bar, the range, tasting notes & details for tickets to Perth Beer Festival events are available on Perth Beer Festival, please visit the website, www.perthbeerfestival.co.uk or the Perth Beer Festival Facebook page, @PerthBeer.