Records of Alice Brewery plc, brewers, Inverness, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • List of Alice Real Ale outlets, 1980s;
  • Promotional leaflet, 1984;
  • Beer mat, 1980s;
  • Bar towel, 1980s;
  • Letterhead, 1980s.

Administrative / Biographical History

The  Alice Brewery, based at Harbour Road, Longman Industrial Estate,  Inverness, Scotland was established in  1983  by Ollie Griffin and was named after his daughter. The directors were: Oliver T Griffin; Roger Duncan (who was the brewer); G H Mudd; and S J Fraser. It closed in  1988 .

Source: McMaster, Charles, Scotland's New Breweries, Scottish Brewing Archive Newsletter, No. 18, (Winter 1990/91).


The material is arranged according to the Scottish Brewing Archive classification scheme used within all SBA collections.

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Members of the Friends of the Scottish Brewing Archive. The 1980s bar towel was gifted by Alex Davie.

Other Finding Aids

File level list available in searchroom.

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

None which affect the use of this material

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the University Archivist.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 0248 procedures.

Custodial History

The collection was previously stored with the rest of the Scottish Brewing Archive at Heriot–Watt University. It moved to the University of Glasgow in 1991. Custody of the Scottish Brewing Archive was transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 2008.


None expected.

Related Material

No related material.

Location of Originals

This material is original


McMaster, Charles, Scotland's New Breweries, Scottish Brewing Archive Newsletter, No. 18, (Winter 1990/91).

Additional Information

Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999and National Council on Archives, Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Collection catalogued by Amanda Jackson, Scottish Brewing Archive Assistant, 2 December 1999. Catalogue edited by Natalie Milne, Archives Assistant (Hub), 19 December 2001. Fonds level description converted to Encoded Archival Description by Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 8 March 2012. Lower levels converted to Encoded Archival Description by Michael Beesley, Archive Assistant, July 2013.

Geographical Names