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After a “hugely successful” launch in Edinburgh last year, craft beer festival Indie Beer Scotland is heading west for its 2023 return, to Rangers FC’s brand-new event space ‘Clyde Rooms at Edmiston House’.

With double the number of beers on offer compared to 2022, Indie Beer Scotland says it is now the country’s largest craft beer festival; it will feature more than 200 different cask and craft keg beers from some of the country’s best independent craft breweries, plus cider and spirits from independent Scottish producers.

Indie Beer Scotland also aims to offer great value for money, with a huge number of session beers including cask and craft keg frozen at last year’s prices, available from £4 a pint.

The festival is organised by Scottish brewers from the not-for-profit trade association the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA). Festival organiser Fiona MacEachern, from Loch Lomond Brewery, said: “Beer should be enjoyed by everybody, which is why we work really hard to ensure we offer great value for money as well as the best possible range of beers in huge variety of styles and strengths – from hoppy IPAs and Pale Ales, to craft lagers, pilsners and stouts.”

Indie Beer Scotland is also the home of the SIBA Scotland Independent Beer Awards 2023, with judging taking place to name Scotland’s very best beers prior to the festival opening to the public. All the winning beers will be available over the event’s three sessions.

“With both our cask and keg competition taking place at Indie Beer Scotland for the first time, there really is going to be something for everybody, from traditional cask beers in a wide variety of styles, to modern IPAs and small-batch lagers from independent producers,” added MacEachern.

“Whether you’re a casual beer drinker or certified beer expert there’ll be something interesting for you to enjoy.”

Indie Beer Scotland runs from Friday 8 until Saturday 9 September 2023, Clyde Rooms at Edmiston House, Glasgow.

Tickets are available from SIBA.