Article Source: Aldi
First Published: 28 July 2022 12:54
Updated: 28 July 2022 12:54
Aldi Scotland is celebrating its 27th Scottish Summer Beer Festival this July, launching two new exclusive beers from independent Glasgow micro-brewery, Glasgow Beer Works.
The leading supermarket will be adding a Session India Pale Ale and a West Coast Indian Pale Ale from the Queenslie based craft-brewer to the roster of its Scottish brews on the line up for the latest Summer Beer Festival.
The festival is set to run from the 28 July across Aldi’s 103 Scottish stores and will feature beers from well-known brands such as Innis and Gunn, Brewdog and WEST while supporting smaller brands including Glasgow Beer Works.
Allan Rimmer, Glasgow Beer Works co-founder, said: “We are proud to represent Glasgow in this year’s Summer Beer Festival alongside WEST, showcasing the best of Glaswegian beer. Aldi Scotland has always played a significant role in our development as a small brewery, and to be able to launch an exclusive selection of beer at their stores is a fantastic opportunity.
“We have always admired and appreciated Aldi’s willingness to embrace the creativity and individuality of local Scottish suppliers such as ourselves, and we have felt continually supported in our journey.”
Glasgow’s beer drinkers can sample a range of lagers and ales as well as something out of the ordinary this year including; Cold Town Brew’s Peachy Summer Ale, Cold Town Brew’s Mango Sour, Fierce Beer’s Citrus Pale Ale or Thistly Cross’ non-alcoholic Elderflower Cider.
Graham Nicolson, Group Buying Director, Aldi Scotland, said: “The Summer Beer Festival is one of Aldi Scotland’s biggest and most-loved annual events. The relationships we have developed with our Scottish brewers across the country have meant we can give our customers the exclusive first taste of a fantastic range of locally brewed beers.”
The Aldi Scotland Summer Beer Festival further reinforces the retailer’s commitment to championing locally sourced produce and supporting local businesses. Aldi currently works with over 90 local suppliers, stocking 450 Scottish products and is constantly looking to bring more of Scotland’s vibrant food and drink industry to its customers.
Aldi is the UK’s Cheapest Supermarket 2021 according to Which? and offers outstanding deals on locally sourced, Scottish beer products, without scrimping on the quality.
Celebrating the 10th year of Scottish Beer Festivals, products will be available in store from 28th July. Visit aldi.co.uk/scottishbeerfestival to find out more.
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