Fyne Ales Blog

Fyne Ales awarded Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2017

by Iain Smith

Let us start with a huge, huge thank you to everyone who has visited the brewery and taken time to leave a review online - good or bad, it’s great for us to get feedback on what we do in our wee corner of Argyll!

We keep an eye on all customer reviews of the brewery, and one of the platforms we check regularly for your feedback is Trip Advisor. It’s arguably the biggest user-review site in the UK, and one of the most popular in the world, which makes winning a Certificate of Excellence award this year, for the fourth consecutive year because of your reviews a huge honour for us.

Our team strives to offer everyone who visits the brewery a great experience, whether for a tour and tasting or simply picking up a case of beer – if you’ve recently visited and want to leave us your thoughts on Facebook, Google or Trip Advisor, we’d love to hear what you think.

And if you haven’t made the trip up to the glen yet, check out the website for more information on what we offer, and if you’ve got any questions, give us a shout on Facebook, Twitter or drop us an email via enquiries[at]fyneales.com.

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Now Hiring: West of Scotland Sales Manager

by Iain Smith

Fyne Ales is looking for a passionate, knowledgeable and experienced salesperson to join our small sales team representing the West coast of Scotland and north-west England.  This is a role for someone who loves great beer and wants to continue developing their sales career in sales while deepening their beer knowledge.

Working with independent on and off-trade customers, the role will involve account management, pricing negotiation, strategic planning, new customer development and budget control as we seek to continue developing the presence of our award-winning beers in Argyll, Glasgow and beyond.

Candidates should be confident in managing a large product range with a diverse range of customers as Fyne Ales continues to expand its reach into new markets and sectors. Good time-management and people skills are desired to ensure all customer accounts are maintained with positive relationships.

There will also be the opportunity to work with Fyne Ales’ Marketing Manager to develop events, materials and incentives to support sales within the specified region.

We are excited to be welcoming someone to our small team – if you’re passionate about beer, sales and looking for a new challenge, we’d love to hear from you. The role will offer a competitive salary plus benefits; if you’re interested, please download the full job description and email a CV and cover letter to: work[at]fyneales.com.

Download full job spec: here.
 

Closing date (extended): 31 July 2017.

Looking forward to hearing from you!

 

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Fyne Ales named finalist for nine Scottish Beer Awards including Brewery Of The Year

by Iain Smith

Fyne Ales is delighted to have been named a finalist for the prestigious Brewery Of The Year award at this year’s Scottish Beer Awards. The nomination comes alongside seven Fyne Ales beers picking up finalist spots in taste award categories and an additional business performance award nomination for Brewery Destination Of The Year.

Among the award’s taste categories, Fyne Ales’ seven finalist beers are: Maverick (Amber or Dark), Mills & Hills (Amplified), Highlander (British), Jarl (Pale), Ich Bin Ein Berryliner (Sour) and two Farmhouse Project beers: The Merchant and The Witch (Fruit-Forward).

“It’s wonderful to be named finalist across both taste and business categories at this year’s Scottish Business Awards,” commented Fyne Ales Managing Director, Jamie Delap. “These awards really showcase what an amazing, thriving craft beer industry we have in Scotland, and we’re excited to be alongside some brilliant breweries in competing for these awards.”

The awards, sponsored by ALDI, were first held in 2016 in order to recognise the best of Scottish brewing, and are judged by an panel of 27 of Scotland’s foremost beer experts. The winners will be announced on 28 September 2017.
 

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