We’re only here for the beer

Conery, 23, is among a record number of masters students at Heriot-Watt University’s International Centre for Brewing and Distilling on the western edge of the Scottish capital.

“It will look good on my resume,” Conery said. “It has a better reputation and the professors have more of a finger on the pulse. They know everyone.”

The centre traces its roots back to 1903, when Edinburgh had 35 breweries. That number has shrunk to just one as companies such as Scottish & Newcastle, Britain’s largest brewer, moved to cheaper locations, leaving Heriot-Watt alumni to maintain the city’s stamp on the beer world.

Full Story – NZ Herald

Leave a Reply