Beverages have been talked about before, including beer. We thought we'd try something different, and ask your favourite national breweries/distilleries/tea factories. The team at New Verve stuck our heads together and came up with a list of our favourite Scottish brands in the beverage industry
We have many fantastic breweries in Scotland, ranging from the small and indie to massive international operations, including our famous Tennents brewery - producing Scotland's iconic Tennents Lager since 1885. A recent article in the Scottish Licensed Trade News publication suggested "Scotland “is very quickly being seen as the ‘homeland’ of craft beer”
Every Friday we enjoy a beer before we leave the office, with a selection available of staff favourites as well as a rotation of new beers we've not tried before, here's our favourites (Brewdog being a clear winner):
On the stronger end of the beverage scale, when talking drinks it would be outrageous to forget perhaps Scotland's most famous export - whisky.
Scotland is home to many world famous distilleries - from blends such as Johnnie Walker, to single malts such as Lagavulin and Speyside. The isle of Islay, one of Scotland's whisky regions, is home to 8 distilleries alone!
Our managing director Nigel is a fan of a variety of Scottish gins, including some of Scotland's many craft distilleries:
Although not a beverage, we can't talk tea without paring with a good Scottish biscuit:
Now that we've touched on a few famous and favourite Scottish drinks (with a bit of food snuck in) - what is your favourite beverage from where you're based?
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