July 1, 2022


A Former head brewer at BrewDog has been appointed to head up the Lochranza Distillery on Arran.

Stewart Bowman is using the reins from David Livingstone, who remaining the enterprise in September to return to Islay, possessing guided the distillery and customer centre through the lots of issues posed by the Covid pandemic.

Stewart’s former roles consist of 8 yrs at BrewDog as Head Brewer

Bowman’s most the latest publish was site functions manager at Brora Distillery, as effectively as operating in output at the Cragganmore Distillery.

Prior to this he was Head Brewer at BrewDog for 8 many years.

In accordance to Arran Distillers, his extraordinary history in the field is established to bring expertise and know-how to the Lochranza Distillery manager purpose.

Director of functions and manufacturing for Lagg and Lochranza distilleries, James MacTaggart stated: “We’re all pretty energized to be welcoming Stewart.

“His practical experience, enthusiasm and being familiar with of the sector will no question be a big asset as we glimpse to the long term.

“We are so pleased to be welcoming website visitors back again to our distilleries just after what has been a complicated period of time for the market.

“With Stewart on board we are thrilled to get going with what claims to be a really fascinating time for the company.”

Output started at the Isle of Arran’s initial distillery in Lochranza just about 25 several years in the past.

The proximity to Loch na Davie presented the distillery with a distinctive supply of new h2o for distilling, keeping the distillery in great stead for several years to appear.

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The next distillery opened in the south of the island in 2019 at Lagg, where a quite distinctive style of peated solitary malt is currently being created.