Category Archives: AleselA Opinions

Our thoughts on anything and everything that may or may not be relevant to anything or everything.

We’ve got five years, what a surprise!

It’s our fifth birthday! We’ve been selling great beer for five years now. It’s strange – sometimes it seems like way longer than that, sometimes it’s hard to believe it’s been five years. A lot of things have changed since … Continue reading

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Titular Top 10 Glasgow Beer Pubs

Recently a couple of articles were published, one in the Grauniad and one in the Evening Whines, listing Glasgow’s top 10 good beer pubs to visit during the Commonwealth Games. In our opinon both these articles fell woefully short of … Continue reading

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How To Get Your Blog Read.

1)      Start an online fight with Brewdog. Point out the obvious and provide them with the oxygen of publicity they obviously so desperately need. 2)      Craft a tin foil hat in an artisanal manner, don it and accuse everyone of … Continue reading

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Winter Warmers.

As it’s the middle of winter, I’ve decided to witter on a bit about winter beers. I’m a teeny bit biased on this subject as I love porters, stouts and dark beers myself. I’ll happily drink these beers year round, … Continue reading

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AleselA New Years Honours List & The Reggie Awards

As we didn’t manage to get in on the Golden Pints thing going on in the online beer world we thought we’d publish our own New Years Honours List and Reggie Awards. Our version of the Oscars if you will. … Continue reading

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Attack of the Vogons

<rant starts> Well if that don’t put the tin lid on it. Due to our fantastically ridiculous licensing laws our fledgling business is about to be humped by the licensing board for another £1,000 or so. The owners of our … Continue reading

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Couldn’t organise a beer sale in a brewery

I was reading an article the other week about the flourishing beer industry in Scotland and in said article a couple of brewers were quoted as saying how increasingly difficult it is to find outlets for their beers. I found … Continue reading

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Memories are made of this?

Reading and commenting on The Beer Monkey’s blog today got me thinking. This doesn’t happen often (me thinking) so I’ve been prompted to elaborate. I commented that I didn’t get what the fuss is all about with Fyne Ales Jarl. … Continue reading

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Handbags at twenty paces.

Highly amused by Brewdog’s latest hissy-fit and their legions of fanboys/girls weighing in with their two shares worth of opinions. It seems a popular reaction amongst the ‘punk’ faithful is along the lines of; “Well if Brewdog aren’t going to … Continue reading

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