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Broughton Ales is an independent brewery in Broughton, in the Scottish Borders. The brewery was founded in 1979 by David Younger and James Collins in a former sheep station, and is Scotland's original independent microbrewery. Broughton produces a range of beer, including lagers, ales, stouts and speciality beers in keg, cask,bottles and cans.The brewery has won numerous awards over many years, both domestically and internationally, and still uses traditional open vessel fermentation.In addition,uniquely in Scotland, they use a Porteus malt mill which dates back to the 1960s. Today, Broughton beers can be found in many pubs, hotels, and supermarkets across Scotland, and further afield in Italy, France, Germany and other parts of Europe. Their most famous beers are Old Jock Ale, Greenmantle, Merlin, and more recently Hopopotamus.
Broughton glass full of Amarillo Hops.
Situated in the heart of the Scottish Borders
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Broughton also carries a range of bottled beers and lagers
- Scottish Pale Ale ABV 3.6%
- Hopopotamus IPA ABV 3.8%
- Greenmantle 70/- Ale - ABV 3.9%
- RAM'D Lager ABV 4.2%
- Merlin's Ale - ABV 4.2%
- Clipper IPA - ABV 4.2%
- Exciseman's 80/- ABV 4.6%
- Dark Dunter - ABV 4.8%
- No 5 Proper I.P.A. - ABV 5.0%
- Blonde Lager -ABV 5.0%
- 6.2 I.P.A. - ABV 6.2%
- Old Jock - ABV 6.7%
And seasonal beers:
- Sin Bin Ale - ABV 4.0%
- Spring Ale - ABV 3.8%
- Summer Ale - ABV 3.8%
- Elder Power - ABV 4.2%
- Winter Fire - ABV 4.2%
- Santa's Stout - ABV 4.4%
2015 - Broughton's Old Jock Ale and Black Douglas both won silver awards at the 2015 Meiningers International Craft Beer Competition in Neustadt, Germany.
2014 - Broughton's Proper I.P.A. won a bronze award at the 2014 SIBA Scotland Region Beer Competition in the category of strong cask bitters.
2013 - Broughton's Black Douglas won a silver award at the 2013 SIBA Scotland Region Beer Competition in the category of bottled bitters over 5.0%.
2010 - Broughton's Tibbie Shiels won the Annual 2010 Tesco Beer Challenge.
2009 - Broughton's Tibbie Shiels & Champion Double Ale won Silver Beer Awards at the 2009 International Beer Challenge.
2009 - Broughton's Champion Double Ale won the a SILVER at the 2009 National SIBA Beer Competition for champion bottled beers.
2008 - Broughton's Champion Double Ale won a GOLD at the 2008 SIBA Scotland Annual Competition for bottled beers.
2008 - Broughton's Clipper I.P.A. won a GOLD at the 2008 SIBA Scotland Annual Competition for best bitters.
2007 - Broughton's Champion Double Ale was judged to be in "The World's 50 Best Beers" in the 2007 Bottlers International Competition.
2006 - Broughton's Champion Double Ale won the 2006 Tesco Beer Challenge.
2005 - Broughton's Border Gold won a bronze award in the 2005 International Brewing Awards in Munich.
2004 - Broughton's Exciseman's 80/- won a bronze award in the 2004 SIBA Scotland Annual competition for premium bitters.
2003 - Broughton's Black Douglas won a bronze award in the 2003 SIBA Scotland Annual competition for the category of Porter, Old Ale & Stout.
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