Host of awards for Orkney Brewery at national beer event

The Orkney Brewery has scooped a host of awards, including a prestigious business development accolade, at a major national beer competition. The brewery’s 5.0 per cent Wayfarer IPA took Bronze in the Champion Strong Bitters category of the recent Society…

Schoolhouse origins of Orkney Brewery celebrated with new beer

The educational origins of the Orkney Brewery have been commemorated with a special new beer, christened 1878. The 5.5 per cent brew, made with malted rye and USA hops, takes its name from the date the Quoyloo School – now…

Orkney Norseman sails into Shetland for Up Helly Aa

Revellers at this year’s Up Helly Aa Viking fire festival in Shetland will be toasting their traditional longship burning ceremony with a new ale specially crafted by the Orkney Brewery for its northern neighbours. Norseman Pale Ale has been created…

Major expansion underway at Orkney crab processing plant

A major £400,000 expansion is underway at the Orkney Fishermen’s Society (OFS) crab processing plant – already the UK’s largest - as the business moves to meet a growing demand for its products from leading supermarket chains. Six new jobs…

New joint venture for iconic Orkney brands

A new and exclusive variety of Orkney Fudge, flavoured with 12-year-old malt whisky from the islands’ iconic Highland Park Distillery, has just been launched. The whisky fudge is expected to become a much sought after addition to the popular Orkney Fudge range,…