Beer festival gives Allsorts of sweet money to charity

Cheque is being handed over by Dave Metcalfe of Burnside Brewery to (L to R) Lisa McBain, Debbie Reid and Amy Barclay of Mearns Allsorts.  Amy Barclay is the Chairperson of Mearns Allsorts, which is a local charity providing support for children with special needs and their families.
Cheque is being handed over by Dave Metcalfe of Burnside Brewery to (L to R) Lisa McBain, Debbie Reid and Amy Barclay of Mearns Allsorts. Amy Barclay is the Chairperson of Mearns Allsorts, which is a local charity providing support for children with special needs and their families.

Mearns Allsorts are feeling grand after Burnside Brewery handed over a cheque for £1000 this past week from the Laurencekirk Beer Festival.

The first ever Laurencekirk Beer Festival raised £2000 for two local charities Mearns Allsorts and The Thursday Group in Banchory, who also received the funds this week.

Dave Metcalfe of Burnside Brewery handed over the funds to Lisa McBain, Debbie Reid and Amy Barclay of Mearns Allsorts.

Amy Barclay is the Chairperson of Mearns Allsorts, which is a local charity providing support for children with special needs and their families.

The first ever Laurencekirk Beer Festival had over 30 Craft Beers from eight Scottish Micro breweries including Laurencekirk’s own Burnside Brewery, and was organised by brothers Gary and Dave Metcalfe.

Burnside Brewery will also join forces with the Montrose Music Fest Committee to bring the largest beer festival to Angus in March 3-5 2016.

The initial breweries to be signed up to the event called ‘Rhythm and Brews’ in Montrose Town Hall are:

6 Degrees North Brewery, Laurencekirk ; Burnside Brewery, Laurencekirk; Cromarty Brewing, Davidston, Rosshire; Deeside Brewery, Banchory; Eden Mill Distilling & Brewing, St Andrews; Loch Ness Brewing, Drumnadrochit and Windswept Brewing, Lossiemouth.