Innis & Gunn plans to build brewery

Published: 19 November 2018

Craft brewer Innis & Gunn has announced plans to build a large-scale brewery in Edinburgh – creating up to 30 jobs.

This is to meet soaring domestic and global demand for its lager, and to support its aim of nearly doubling turnover to £40 million by 2021.  

Innis & Gunn’s core range of craft lager, IPAs and barrel-aged beers would be produced at the new brewery, which would have a capacity of 400,000 hectolitres. 

For me putting the brewery in Edinburgh, where we first brewed Innis and Gunn, feels like we have come home as a business...

Dougal Sharp, Founder and Master Brewer, Innis and Gunn

 

Investment in the construction of a new brewery will also include high-speed canning, bottling and kegging capability, and streamline several outsourced brewing and packaging sites to one single location.

Founder and master brewer Dougal Gunn Sharp said: “Our new brewery will be the beating heart of our vibrant craft beer business and I can’t wait to open the doors and show our fans around...”

Full story via The Scotsman News

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