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Scottish Courage Limited

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AddressScottish Courage Limited
Fountain House
160 Dundee Street
Edinburgh
EH11 1DQ

History

Scottish Courage was formed when in 1995 Scottish & Newcastle purchased the Courage brewing interests from the Australian brewing group Fosters. This resulted in the closure of a number of breweries and left the following breweries in operation:

Fountain Brewery - Closed at the end of 2004
Caledonian Brewery
John Smith's Brewery
McCowans Brewhouse
T&R Theakstone - Sold in October 2003
Tyne Brewery - Closed late 2004
Dunston Brewery - Taken over during 2004 to replace Tyne Brewery

Beer was also produced under contact at Thomas Hardy.

A number of other brands are used for cask ales brewed by this group including Woodham & Sons and McEwan. In April 2008 the company was acquired by Heineken and became Heineken UK Ltd.



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Last Updated : 29th March 2011