The Little History of Scottish Brewing
By (author) John Alexander
From the time of the Picts to the present day, Scotland has played an important role in the development of British brewing, providing a host of inventions and other contributions vital to its success.Covering such topics as Scotch Ale, Porter, Shilling Ales and the influential waters of Edinburgh and Alloa, The Little History of Scottish Brewing will intrigue both the aficionado and the interested enthusiast.
John Alexander has been an enthusiastic craft brewer since 1970 and has written, demonstrated and lectured on the subject. For many years he wrote a regular article for the Amateur Winemaker and Homebrewer as well as writing the books Brewing Lager, Dundee Pubs Past and Present, A Guide to Craft Brewing and Dundee Breweries. In 2008 he wrote an article on Shilling Ales for Brewer’s Contact, the publication of the Craft Brewing Association. He lives in Angus.