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Dark Island Reserve

Too good to recycle

I love the Orkney Brewery. It produces some wonderful beers. The bottles that their Dark Island Reserve comes in are also beautiful. …

Dark Island Reserve

Dark Island Reserve

Today I go in search of Dark Island Reserve. A beer that even red wine drinkers find palatable – or so I …

Ten Percent

Today is an important day in Orkney. It’s a Thursday so it’s the publication day of The Orcadian and Orkney Today newspapers. …

Finding More Than Red MacGregor - photograph (c) 2007 David Bailey (not the)

Finding More Than Red MacGregor

Red MacGregor. It’s a name to conjure¬†with. An elusive beer, rumoured to exist in the keg. Tonight I aimed to find a …

In Search of Red MacGregor

In Search of Red MacGregor

It appears that there are no pubs in Kirkwall, only hotels with restaurants and bars. It is the morning, and I’m getting …