Innis & Gunn seek Edinburgh locals to help brew next beer

EDINBURGH brewers Innis & Gunn is calling on those bursting with creativity, and a taste for great drink, to share ideas for the next big beer flavour.

Saturday, 11th November 2017, 11:58 am
Updated Monday, 11th December 2017, 9:12 pm
Edinburgh brewers, Innis & Gunn are looking for a new beer flavour. Picture: Contributed.

The person with the most innovative entry chosen by them will collaborate with the brewer on a new limited edition barrel aged beer which will appear on shelves in 2018.

Founder and Master Brewer Dougal Gunn Sharp said: “I hope this inspires people to get involved.”

Innis & Gunn was founded 15 years ago with a single barrel of experimental, whisky-infused beer sent back to the Capital from a distillery in Girvan, Ayrshire.

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Earlier this year the company toasted a hugely successful year of trading that has seen the Edinburgh brewers complete sales of more than two million cases of their range of craft lagers for the first time.

The independent brewery, which started life in the city in 2002, also boasted a turnover of £14.3m as the company celebrated a 13th consecutive year of growth, posting a pre-tax profit of £331,000 having reported a loss of £275,000 the previous year.

The firm were also able to buy their first brewery, taking over the former Inveralmond site in Perth in April.

Details at until November 17.