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Tomatin Distillery and Loch Ness Brewery launch barrel aged Scotch ale

FreeBurn Bottle

Inverness-shire based Tomatin Distillery has partnered with Loch Ness Brewery to create a limited edition barrel aged scotch ale "Freeburn" launching today, Friday 4th March.

The two locally established businesses created the 7% ABV beer using seven different types of malted barley and seven types of hops. This beer has then been matured in Tomatin casks to take on the influence of the wood and whisky. The resultant product is “Freeburn,” a deep red hopped scotch ale with layers of flavour and a unique taste. The name comes from the water source for the Tomatin Distillery, the Alt na Frith which means ‘free burn.’

3,000 bottles will be available from today in local shops including the Loch Ness Brewery Shop, Tomatin Distillery Visitor Centre, the Benleva, Fiddlers and Tomlinsons Beer Shop. The ales will also be available online from www.lochnessbrewery.com

Stephen Bremner, Sales Director at Tomatin Distillery said: "With exceptional produce in our region, it was obvious to us to partner with Loch Ness Brewery who share our vision in creating quality and taste for customers. This is a unique product that beer lovers will be excited to try. We are thrilled to be launching it tonight at Fiddler’s Bar in Drumnadrochit. We have already enjoyed excellent feedback.”

Steve Crossland, Managing Director at Loch Ness Brewery said: “The team are very excited to be launching the new product tonight, we’re delighted to partner with our local distillery. The ale is a very complex beer, with layers of flavours, a deep red colour, and we describe it as a Hopped Scotch Ale. The malt and hops combined create a fantastic crossover of flavours.”

The launch will take place on tonight, Friday 4th March, at Fiddler’s Bar in Drumnadrochit at 7.30pm where guests will be the first to sample the ale with food.

To book a ticket please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone the bar on 01456 450678

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