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North Hop Crew and their 'Final Fling' recommendations...

Tuesday 27th March 2018

This is it. The Final Fling. The Final North Hop Festival as we know it... and with just 3 days to go until the festival weekend on 30 and 31 March in the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, we are both excited and feeling a bit nostalgic for the festival-journey we have been on over the last 4 years.It’s definitely not in the North Hop...

Freedom is Whisky Cocktail in a can!

Tuesday 20th March 2018

The Finnieston Distillery Whisky Cocktail cans were so popular with the crowd at the Spirit of North Hop festival in November last year, that we just had to get the team back to the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre for the final fling of the main North Hop Festival!With the first big production run of the whisky-cocktails-in-a-can in...

Introducing Never 25 Spirits...

Thursday 15th March 2018

Always, Never...Never.25 Eau de Vie is made at Tayport Distillery in Tayport, Fife. The journey to create a spirit started as a hobby and developed through learning about the American craft movement, experimentation and instinct about the flavour says owner and distiller, Kecia McDougall...There is fantastic produce in Scotland and I have a...

Caorunn Gin @ North Hop Aberdeen 2018

Friday 9th March 2018

The #beastfromtheeast thwarted the North Hop Crew’s attempt to visit Caorunn Distillery at the beginning of March, where we hoped to get a sneak peek at their cocktail offerings for #northhopbz. But us North Hop crew are a determined bunch, so refusing to be totally beaten by some wintry weather, we went for an al-fresco perfect Caorunn G&T...

How to enjoy a North Hop festival, when you don’t like beer...

Friday 2nd March 2018

Our North East Ambassador, Christy Williamson from Dinner Stories, has a confession to make...she doesn't like beer! Now we know what you’re thinking, how can she even be a North Hop ambassador and not drink beer?! The answer is pretty simple really and one that might help you gather up some of your non-beer-drinking pals for The Final Fling in...

Brewing up the perfect festival