Here is a far from definitive list of events for the week commencing May 21st. We'll add more as more are confirmed.
First off though, we've made a beer with Cross Borders for Edinburgh Beer Week. It's called.... Edinburgh Beer Week. It's an Orange & Sumac Pale Ale, 5.5% and available in cask and keg from this week.
Monday 21st May at:
Cloisters - Thornbridge TTO - George Tims from Thornbridge will be propping up the bar, and there will be two new beers released on the night. The beer list consists of 9 cask, 6 keg and your attempts to completely ruin / save Tuesday start at 5pm.
Tuesday 22nd May at:
St Andrews Brew Co - Potterrow - Best of Scottish. A showcase of some of the best Scottish breweries, celebrating the Scottish brewing talent. As well as St Andrews Brewing Co's selection, you can expect to see beers from Fallen, Cross Borders, Pilot, Fierce Beer, Dead End Brew Machine and Campervan! Midday - 11pm
Wednesday 23rd May at:
Ushers - Dry & Bitter - TTO. The world's most giant human being and owner of Dry & Bitter, Soren Wagner, will be dj'ing on the night and almost certainly wearing a brown leather jacket. He's a nice man, give him a cuddle.
Brauhaus - Beavertown - Tempus Project tasting and natural wine pairing - Led by Tempus Head Brewer and Barrel fondler, Jonny Hamilton. This will be the launch of the Tempus core range with other specials on. Much chat from Jonny on his multiple processes, techniques and methods. Not one to voluntarily miss.
Thursday 24th May at:
Salt Horse - BFM - Free ticketed event with owner, Jerome Rebetez. Swiss brewery BFM, a unique opportunity to taste and discuss with one of the best brewer/blenders in the world. Beer line up on the website.
Hanging Bat - Amundsen TTO - a full list from Norway's Amundsen with CEO Geoffrey on hand for beers and nice times, check the bars social media for the beer line up. Includes Barrel Aged Marshmallow Psycho (not a scene from Ghostbusters)
Bow Bar - North Brewing Co - The legend that is John Gynell will be on hand to smile nicely and being unbelievably awesome. The beers will be excellent, there will be 10 in total including collab's with Verdant, Left Handed Giant, 6DN and De Molen. AND John is a genuine UK beer hero (he founded North Bar, dontchaknow). 5pm start, on all night.
Cornelius - Dan and Ryan, (freshly air freighted from Connecticut) from Two Roads for a tasting of core cans and the latest in their 'Trucker Series' and Ryan has promised to raid the vault and bring some treasured goodies. This is also part of Cornelius' Food Bank Drive, and any donations to the food bank will be rewarded with a can of Lil'Heaven. Tasting from 5-7pm.
Friday, Saturday & Sunday at:
6DN Edinburgh - De Struise takeover - an outrageous beer list from the mercurial Belgians
Great Grog - Mixed can case special - Two pack can offers from Tiny Rebel, Magic Rock and Stone Berlin - Full details on their social media channels.