Category Archives: Seasonals and Limited Editions

Bomber IPA: Big Beer is Back

Get the story behind why we decided to go big with our newest beer, Bomber IPA,our 6.8% IPA made for sharing....

Mexicake: A Stout for Summer

Normally when people think of Summer beers, they think of a light beer you can sitout in the sun and throw back without a care in the world. So what did we release for heading into May? Obviously an imperial stout. Recently when coming up with our new releases for 2016, Gavin and the […]...

Mango Berlinner: Sunshine in a Glass!

Over the Easter weekend, as you may have noticed, we lost an hour of precious sleepto signal the start of British Summertime. Yes, believe it or not, it’s officially Summer. And while we’re all still wrapped up in boots and scarves for the most part, we tend towards being optimists here at Tempest and […]...

Taking Home The Gold!

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: the last year has been some wildride. It’s been just over a year now since we moved to our newer, bigger brewery in Tweedbank and it’s allowed us to get out and do so much more than we were able to before. The last couple […]...

Big Beer 101 – The Many Faces of IPA

If you’ve been to a bar, bottle shop, supermarket, or even if you just drink beer,you’ll know the term IPA. Short for India Pale Ale, the term first popped up as early as 1829 but strangely, despite this, it’s only been in the last couple decades that the style has cemented its presence behind […]...

Saison Cider – A Craft Twist on a Classic Snakebite

Well, it’s almost the end of 2015 so we thought we’d see it off with anotherlimited edition. This time it’s a long anticipated reboot of our craft Snakebite and Black brewed in collaboration with Thistly Cross Cider. For the uninitiated, a “Snakebite” is simply when you mix equal parts cider and lager; in the […]...

Christmas is Cancelled – Sorry Folks!

Did you know that for around 400 years, Christmas was effectively cancelled in Scotland? Yup. Nofiggy pud. No drunk Grandma and no presents. Zip. Nada. Ziltch. Scotland endured 400 years of Christmas wilderness whilst Englandshire celebrated with hog roasts and Yuletide Hilarity. So for your Friday Factoid – In 1640, an Act of Parliament […]...

Old Parochial: A Fond Welcome Back to a Special Beer

This year has been a big one for Tempest. From our move to the new brewery,to our new bottling line, to new members of the team, a lot has changed since this time last year. It has obviously all been for the better, but when so much changes so quickly, it’s natural to start […]...