Whitecraigs Beer Festival announces exciting line up for this year's event

A craft beer festival taking place just south of Glasgow has announced a top line up of Scottish brewers for this year's event. 

Published 30th Jul 2019
Updated 9 th Aug 2023

After a break in 2018, beer lovers in Newton Mearns were delighted to find out earlier this year that the popular event would return this summer for a fourth year, and organisers say this year they have some big-hitters making an appearance.

Up Front, WEST, Overtone and Thistly Cross Cider have all been confirmed.

Taking place on Saturday August 17th, the club are teaming up with Drygate to brew their very own beer for the occasion - The Mighty - and tickets will include a free half pint of the new Whitecraigs Beer upon entry.

The Orry Botanical Gin from nearby Eaglesham will be showcasing their wares, with leading Scottish street food vendors Bowl Food and Mighty Mexican heading up the food line-up.

A spokesperson for the event said: "There are more big names to be announced in the coming days, with fantastic entertainment and music too.

"Running over one jam-packed session, the day will offer up plenty of beers, fine wine, gin, cider and top quality street food, with live music and entertainment making it a not-to-miss event."

The event, which takes place at the Aurs Road-based rugby club's premises is an over-18s event. The organisers say children are welcome but not catered for.

• To get tickets for the event, which are priced £8, head here

Driven by a passion for all things drinks-related, Sean writes for The Scotsman extensively on the subject. He can also sometimes be found behind the bar at the world famous Potstill bar in Glasgow where he continues to enhance his whisky knowledge built up over 10 years advising customers from all over the world on the wonders of our national drink. Recently, his first book was published. Dubbed Gin Galore, it explores Scotland's best gins and the stories behind those that make them.
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