Seafood and craft beer take centre stage at Seafood Scotland Fish Supper

Foodies were treated to a five-course tasting menu of Scottish seafood paired with craft beer on Glasgow's Tall Ship.

Published 28th Jun 2017
Updated 9 th Aug 2023

Last night (Tuesday 27 June 2017) Seafood Scotland staged a culinary show treating leading food influencers, journalists, bloggers and industry representatives to a bespoke experience tasting some of Scotland’s finest seafood paired with craft beers from brewers across the country.


Picture: Loch Lomond Ales were served at the Seafood from Scotland dinner, supplied

Glasgow’s Tall Ship at Riverside, one of only five Clyde-built ships still afloat in the world today, provided the perfect space to showcase some of the best produce Scotland’s food and drink sector has to offer.


Picture: Lobster rolls were on the menu at the Seafood and beer event, supplied

Chef Andrew Cumming took guests on a journey around the world, serving up Mexican inspired hake tacos, fish and chips with beer battered langoustines, New York style lobster rolls and Indian inspired tandoori mackerel wraps.


Picture: Skeleton Blues wheat beer was paired with the Lobster rolls at the Beer and Seafood event, supplied

The dishes were paired with Scottish premium craft beers featuring ales and wheat beers from The Brewers Association of Scotland including Fyne Ales, Loch Lomond Brewery, Stewart Brewing, Drygate, West Brewery, and Black Isle Brewery.


Picture: Black Isle Brewery, supplied

Patrick Hughes, Head of Seafood Scotland, said: “As part of our ongoing mission to inspire and engage the trade, chefs and culinary stars of tomorrow, we aim to demonstrate the sheer versatility of Scotland’s seafood."

"Seafood street food and beer is perhaps not the most likely pairing, but it works – the quality of both the seafood and the beers make them perfect partners.”


Picture: beer battered Langoustine tails, supplied

Industry representatives and speakers included: Patrick Hughes, Seafood Scotland; Jimmy Buchan, Scottish Seafood Association; Jamie Delap, The Brewers Association of Scotland and Managing Director at Fyne Ales; Graham Young, Scotland Food and Drink.

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