Craft brewery in Orkney

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Pale Ale gets gold from SIBA

Our Orkney-US pale ale, aptly named Pale Ale has taken home gold in its class ‘Premium Bitters’ at the national SIBA awards. Breweries from all over the UK were involved in the competition with many Scottish beers taking awards away. Pale Ale, at 4.7%, uses a pale and crystal malt base to showcase Citra and Simcoe hops from America. It’s… Read more →

Buy bottled beer online

Just in time for Christmas, you can now buy our bottles online via The Craft Bottle Co. Check them out here and get a selection of our beers delivered to your door. One day we’ll get our own mail-order system but for now, trust these guys. Read more →

Online shop/Black Friday in Orkney

Most Fridays between 21st of November and 16th of February are pretty black here in Orkney: between these dates (pretty much) the sun rises post-mashing in and sets pre-yeast pitching; unless we’re lucky enough to have to load a lorry the only time we see daylight is at the weekend. That said, this Friday is no different to any other… Read more →


It’s morning of opening night so here’s some detail to hook you in just in time! This weekend is the inaugural ORKTOBERFEST (capitals are intentional and yes, we are planning for this to be an annual thing). Our friends at the Stromness Hotel have kindly let us use their upstairs bar to pour beers (and ciders!) from some of our… Read more →