Orkney Brewery’s Dark Island Reserve scoops up top national award

Orkney Brewery’s Dark Island Reserve ale has scooped up a prestigious national food and drink honour. The world famous 10 per cent speciality brew came out top in the Drinks – Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic category of the Scotland Food and…

Orkney Brewery in running for national food and drink award

Orkney Brewery’s Dark Island Reserve is in the running for a prestigious national food and drink honour. The world famous 10 per cent speciality ale has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Drinks – Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic category of…

Orkney tapestry gallery weaves new chapter with expansion

A family run tapestry studio and gallery in Orkney is set to reopen next week after a major expansion. The Hoxa Tapestry Gallery in South Ronaldsay showcases the work of renowned Orcadian tapestry artist Leila Thomson. A graduate of Edinburgh…

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…