Tarland’s Fiona has prize winning beer

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A craft beer brewer who grew up in Tarland and attended school at Aboyne Academy has recently won an award for her products.

Fiona MacEachern and her husband founded the Loch Lomond Brewery in 2011 in West Dumbartonshire.

The company hass since grown from strength to strength picking up several awards at SIBA annual competitions during the past few years.

Earlier this year they also received runner up to Brewdog in the WOW247 awards for for Best Craft Beer for their ‘Silkie Stout’.

101 cask ales and 64 bottled ales were entered into the competition, with 46 judges choosing the winners.

Loch Lomond Brewery scooped four gold awards from sixteen different categories.

Their winning beers were Bravehop Amber IPA, Kessog Dark (both bottled ales) Southern Summit and Silkie Stout (both cask ales).

Fiona, the Managing Director and Brewster for the company, commented “We are all thrilled to have received the awards.  

“The Brewery is only 4 years old and to receive Champion Beer of Scotland is a massive achievement.”